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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.


The Town Hall Meeting for the presentation of The Sustainable Development of Houston Districts: The Health of the City, the latest Houston Sustainability Indicators report, was a well attended gathering of community stakeholders in sustainable development. After Jason Roberts, Better Block; and Rob Hopkins, Transition Movement, kicked off the event with energetic and provoking talks that demonstrated the many successful projects in Dallas and around the world, The breakout sessions the next day gave everyone an opportunity to roll up their sleeves and contribute with their own vision for Houston. The Environmental, Social and Economic breakout groups arrived at a consensus to list their priorities.

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