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Panel Discussion on “NYC Leading the Way with PlaNYC”

2012-04-18

Panel Discussion “NYC Leading the Way with PlaNYC” hosted by Steve Cohen, Executive Director, The Earth Institute, Columbia University at the Sustainable Operations Summit on April 18, 2012 in New York City.

New York City's integration of environmental protection and economic development was at the center of panel discussion, "NYC Leading the Way with PlanNYC," which Steve Cohen moderated on April 18th at the Sustainable Operation Summit.  The panel comprised some of the most important sustainability figures in New York City: David Bragdon, director of the City of New York's Office of Long Term Planning and Sustainability; Andy Darrell, New York Regional Director and Deputy Director of the Environmental Defense Fund; Janette Sadik-Kahn, Commissioner of NYC Department of Transportation; and Milton Puryear, Executive Director of Brooklyn Greenway Initiative. Cohen drove the discussion with a focus on New York's greatest accomplishments and obstacles in implementing PlaNYC, the city's sustainability plan.