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GRHC: Grey To Green Chicago Conference

June 6 - June 7

Green Roofs for Healthy Cities, with Co-Host Blacks in Green, will be bringing you Grey To Green Chicago: Exploring Green Infrastructure & Economic and Environmental Justice on June 6 & 7, 2024.

At the 2024 Grey to Green Chicago Conference, we will explore and learn about:

  • Bridging the health/wealth gap
  • Accessing federal funding for green infrastructure projects
  • Advancing environmental and economic justice through green infrastructure, using the Sustainable Square Mile concept
  • Chicago’s climate action plan and how designers and green practitioners can achieve the proposed co-benefits
  • Best practices in green infrastructure design and maintenance
  • Designing green roofs and walls for maximum performance with the Living Architecture Performance Tool
  • Community scaling up green infrastructure design and cost benefit analysis
  • Benefits of integrating Solar with Green Roofs
  • and more!

This conference proudly champions economic and environmental justice, recognizing the imperative of ensuring equitable access to the benefits of sustainable development for all communities across Chicago. Through insightful discussions, cutting edge technical presentations, and networking opportunities, we’ll delve into actionable solutions that empower individuals and organizations to drive positive change.

As we gather, we will celebrate the remarkable progress Chicago has made in green roof implementation, highlighting the city’s leadership and innovation in sustainable urban development. Together, we will celebrate achievements, exchange ideas, and inspire one another to continue our journey towards a healthier, more sustainable, and more just Chicago.

Register here.

Sponsors: American Hydrotech (A Sika Company), Green Roof Solutions, Omni Ecosystems & Siplast.

Read more: Explore Green Infrastructure Opportunities for Environmental and Economic Justice in Chicago


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