Plain Dealer coverage of Sustainable Cleveland 2019
Posted 9.22.09“The headlines covering Cleveland’s 700-person, three-day AI Summit told the story of an extraordinary event," wrote summit facilitator David Cooperrider in his September 13 Plain Dealer editorial. Indeed, news coverage of Sustainable Cleveland 2019 was extensive and recorded an unprecedented experiment, one that engaged stakeholders from every walk of the city's life and asked them to invent the city's future, to build a green economy.
Fowler Center's Appreciative Inquiry Summit Method Helps Leaders Design Green Cities
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Cooperrider in Plain Dealer: "A green economic engine can drive Cleveland's future"
Posted 9.13.09David Cooperrider's Plain Dealer editorial on Sunday, September 13, 2009, called for continued whole-systems work toward a sustainable economy in Cleveland. Cooperrider is a key adviser to Mayor Frank Jackson for the Sustainable Cleveland 2019 initiative, and is the Fairmount Minerals Professor of Social Entrepreneurship at the Weatherhead School of Management. He is the management thought leader and co-creator of Appreciative Inquiry and the faculty director of the Weatherhead School's Fowler Center for Sustainable Value.