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Matt Lynch from the UH Office of Sustainability will be giving a presentation on the President’s Green Initiative Awards (cash prizes for student-led sustainability projects) and the systemwide sustainabiltiy strategy.
When: Wednesday, November 4, 2015 @ 7:00pm
Where: Manoa Innovation Center (HICapacity), 2800 Woodlawn Drive, Suite #132, Honolulu, Hawaii 96822.
Street parking is available, as well as a limited amount of green vistor stalls are available. Please do not park in the reserved stalls.
Matthew Lynch is the System Sustainability Coordinator for the ten campuses of the University of Hawaii. He is also founder of of the Honolulu based nonprofit Asia-Pacific Center for Regenerative Design, and currently serves on the Board of Directors for Kahumana Organic Farm and Slow Food Oahu, and as the Measures Project Co-Chair for the Hawaii Green Growth Aloha+ State Sustainability Dashboard.
His work implements permaculture design principles in a broad range of community projects from Mongolia to Australia and throughout the Pacific, from building rural community resilience through farmer trainings, to sustainable economic development, to catalyzing institutional change through policy work and collaborative leadership.
Matt’s talent for energizing communities and individuals has re-humanized urban and institutional systems in the developing and developed worlds, and works towards restoring & regenerating the ecological systems upon which these social systems depend.