The Sustainable -- or "Green" -- Marketplace represents a huge growth opportunity for the regional economy of New Orleans, including new jobs, technological innovation, and tremendous social and societal benefit.
This gathering will build on existing NOLA initiatives and recommendations for greening the region. We provide a forum to build on current ideas and recommendations from efforts like the Green Collaborative of New Orleans and offer means to interconnect solidify and advance meaningful shared objectives.
Cross-sector interactions will illuminate shared goals and interconnections between main stakeholder groups, individual organizations, and key individuals.
7) Community / Non-Profit
Bringing all sectors together in a collaborative coversation.
Support establishment of a permanent weatherization industry in New Orleans.
Position New Orleans as the regional hub of sustainable building and commerce.
Promote New Orleans as an attractive location for new jobs and businesses in an emerging green / clean energy economy.
Ensure equitable and inclusive access to green job training and opportunities.
Support environment education and environmental justice concepts in elementary school and green career-track programs with training modules in high school.