September 16, 2011
by Amanda Eaken
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Team NRDC to ride 320 miles to promote sustainable communities

Amanda Eaken, Deputy Director, Sustainable Communities, San Francisco
On October 2nd, I will join nine of my colleagues, and over 100 other cyclists, on what promises to be an epic cycling adventure beginning in California’s historic Re… Continue reading

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August 15, 2011
by Kaid Benfield
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Implementing sustainable practices on key urban issues

Kaid Benfield, Director, Sustainable Communities, Washington, DC  
NRDC’s work for sustainable communities at the neighborhood scale and on regional planning is designed to address multiple environmental issues simultaneously.  But, at… Continue reading

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September 7, 2010
by Kaid Benfield
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What is a ‘sustainable community,’ and what does the answer have to do with us?

 
Today I begin a new job, as leader of NRDC’s new sustainable communities initiative.  It’s really more an evolution of my old job, since for a decade and a half I have already been all about advocating a positive vision for env… Continue reading

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