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The Shell Center for Sustainability's mission is to foster an interdisciplinary program of research, outreach, and education to address actions that can be taken to ensure the sustainable development of communities' living standards, interpreted broadly, to encompass all factors affecting the overall quality of life.


UPDATE: Registration is now closed.


The Shell Center for Sustainability is convening the Sustainable Houston Town Hall Meeting to bring together a large coalition of neighborhood leaders committed to a more sustainable Houston.  We encourage participation by community leaders, sustainability experts, private sector partners, and interested citizens. Sessions are open to all attendees. Our objective is to provide an opportunity for discussion and debate. It is also an opportunity to ensure that all neighborhoods in the city share their specific needs and visions. At the heart of the meeting is the vision to develop Houston into a more livable, resilient, efficient, equitable and prosperous city.  The meeting will be held on the Rice University campus.

The agenda includes a kick-off talk and reception with Jason Roberts (TBC), and keynote speaker, Rob Hopkins, on Tuesday evening; a presentation of the Houston Sustainability Indicators (HSI) Study, a panel of experts, and more on Wednesday, October 8th and 9th. More information coming soon.