Tuesday, April 22, 2014

April 25: Sustainable Community Development with Torbjörn Lahti

Come to the kick off for “A Point and a Pint” happy hour series on April 25 at 6:00 p.m. at Kristin’s Riverwalk, 1140 Clark Street, Stevens Point. Torbjörn Lahti will spark ideas and conversations among participants of this happy hour by giving a short talk, drawing upon experiences that have made him a world renowned leader in sustainable development. A planner and economist, Lahti is the founder of the Swedish eco-municipality movement and has worked with over 100 municipalities in providing eco-municipality education and assistance. He co-authored the award-winning book The Natural Step for Communities: How Cities & Towns Can Change to Sustainable Practices (New Society Publishers, 2004), and presently co-directs the Institute for Ecomunicipality Education & Assistance.

Don't miss this exciting opportunity to connect with a world-renowned expert in the field!

1 comment:

  1. I think as an example of the widespread impact of Torbjörn Lahti's work and outreach, many people may recall that Stevens Point became an eco-municipality in 2007. For more background info on that effort here, “A Path to a Sustainable Stevens Point” task force report on the city’s web page: