February 2, 2017 – Sustainability

Jeff Smith, Endicott Proud
John Saraceno, Jr., Keystone Associates
Amelia LoDolce, VINES
Dr. George Homsy, Binghamton University

Job creation, energy use, education and health are part of creating and maintaining a sustainable future. Local experts explained what they are doing for the future of the Southern Tier!

Jeff Smith, member of Endicott Proud discussed how they are making Endicott the premier destination for young professionals to live, work and play while enhancing the quality of life for the residents.

John Saraceno, Jr., Sustainability Manager for Keystone Associates Architects, Engineers and Surveyors, LLC discussed sustainability management, sustainable design and provided examples of local green projects happening around the Southern Tier.

Amelia LoDolce, Executive Director of Vines, an organization committed to developing a sustainable community food system, taught us what VINES does and how they impact the community.

Dr. George Homsy, Assistant Professor at Binghamton University touched on his research into sustainability policymaking at the local government and neighborhood levels and the way some communities find that environmental protection can attract economic development.

Jeff Smith
John Saraceno, Jr.
Amelia LoDolce
Dr. George Homsy

Binghamton University, Downtown Center, Binghamton, New York.

Next Meeting:
The next meeting will take place on March 2, 2017 from 10:00am – 12:00pm at the Binghamton University, Downtown Center, Binghamton, New York