Road to Rio +20 - Exploring the Roles of Cities and Buildings in the Green Economy

  • Tuesday, January 24, 2012
  • 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
  • Hyatt Center, Main Café Dining Room, 71 South Wacker Drive, Chicago, IL
  • 100

Please note that registration is non-refundable.
If you experience any registration difficulties or have questions please contact our office at 312-245-8300.


Road to Rio +20 - Exploring the Roles of Cities and Buildings in the Green Economy

Hear from local business leaders and government officials, discuss regional examples of success and challenges, and be part of the global dialogue on how green building policies, programs, and technologies are fueling a sustainable future and green economy.


Date: January 24, 2012
Time: 3:00-5:00 pm
Place: The Hyatt Center, Main Café Dining Room,
71 South Wacker Drive

You MUST register to attend this event through National USGBC. Find out more about the Forum here.

Please note, you will need to present a government issued photo ID upon entering the building. We are proud to host this event at the Hyatt Center, one of the largest buildings in the world to obtain LEED-EB Platinum Certification.  

The forum is brought to you by the U.S. Green Building Council, the World Business Council on Sustainable Development, and the United Nations Environment Programme, in partnership with USGBC-Illinois.

The USGBC-Illinois January Chapter Business Meeting and Networking Event will directly follow this event.
Time: 5:00-7:30 pm - Register here!

The Road to Rio +20 is a series of events happening around North America and in other locations around the world to explore the role of buildings and urban environments in the green economy in the lead up to the Rio +20 Conference in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.  For citizens, businesses, and governments, the 2012 Rio +20 Conference represents an opportunity to assess 20 years of progress on the environment and to generate renewed will and concrete actions towards a sustainable future.

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