Shell Center for Sustainability to present findings of Houston Sustainability Indicators project Nov. 28

David Ruth
713-348-6327
david@rice.edu

Amy Hodges
713-348-6777
amy.hodes@rice.edu

HOUSTON – (Nov. 27, 2012) – Rice University’s Shell Center for Sustainability will present the central findings of the Houston Sustainable Indicators (HSI) project report from 2 to 4 p.m. Nov. 28 at the university’s Baker Institute for Public Policy, 6100 Main St.

Who:    Shell Center for Sustainability postdoctoral fellow and report author Lester King.

What:     Presentation of the Houston Sustainability Indicators project report.

When:     2-4 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 28.

Where:     Baker Institute for Public Policy, Kelly International Conference Facility, 6100 Main St.

The HSI project is funded by the Shell Center for Sustainability. A workshop series sponsored by the Kinder Institute and the SSPEED Center took place in the month of October to bring together experts in the areas of Society, Economics and Environment. The workshops invited participants to help prioritize indicators and identify potential actions that may need to be addressed.

The HSI project is designed to generate facts, measure how well Houston is doing in terms of development using the 25 identified sustainable development indicators for Houston. The report sets a baseline and will measure ongoing data to indicate trends that may be of concern. The report may help identify policies and programs that may assist in enhancing Houston’s sustainable development. The report will be released in its entirety at the presentation.

The event is open to the public. To register for the presentation or for more information, visit https://shellcenter.rice.edu/Content.aspx?id=2147484026#Public_Event.

For more information or to schedule an interview with King, contact Amy Hodges at amy.hodges@rice.edu or 217-417-2901.

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