About Sustainability Summit

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Open-air, off-grid, renewables-powered summer school on the Azov sea focusing on Ukraine-specific sustainable development models bringing together: Educational exchange program alumni; Environmentalists; Ukrainian & International NGO organizations; Local & regional government and city officials; Engaged and active citizens.

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About Sustainability Summit

  1. 1. Joint initiative of &
  2. 2. Sustainability  Summit  2012  Open-­‐air,  off-­‐grid,  renewables-­‐powered  summer  school  on  the  Azov  sea  focusing  on  Ukraine-­‐specific  sustainable  development  models  bringing  together:   –  EducaAonal  exchange  program  alumni.       –  Environmentalists   –  Ukrainian  &  InternaAonal  NGO  organizaAons.     –  Local  &  regional  government  and  city  officials.   –  Engaged  and  acAve  ciAzens.  Supported  by:  
  3. 3. The  Community  Sustainability  Summit  2012  brought  together  109 participants: Graduates from the world’s top universities NGO & Civil Society Organizations City Officials & Municipal Stakeholders •  Simferopol,  Kerch,  Odesa,  Lviv,  Novodnistrovsk,  Gorlivka,  and  many   more!   Perfect mix for networking, partnership and talent search!
  4. 4. Sustainability Summit model inspired by : EnergyCamp is an outdoor, off-grid renewables powered discussion focused on energy and sustainability. Since 2009, Greencubator has organized 10 unique EnergyCamp events throughout Ukraine.
  5. 5. The Challenge!The  basic  principles  of  sustainable  development  are  not  well  actualized  amongst  key  stakeholders  in  Ukraine.   –   MunicipaliAes   – CommuniAes   Economic – CiAzens  Economic  development    is  oTen  considered  incompaAble  with  environmental   Social EnvironmentprotecAon.      
  6. 6. Sustainability  Summit:  Goals  Educate: Develop a multidisciplinary curriculum focused on combiningthe basic principles of sustainable development with community-basedprojects throughout Ukraine. Design & Build: Work with partner and sponsor organizations toformulate requests for innovative community development proposals tobe listed as “opportunities” on www.sustainable-ukraine.comNetwork: To empower and grow a social network those committed tomaking Ukraine a cleaner and greener place to live. Sustainable development Economic Environment Social
  7. 7. Sustainability Summit 2012   placed specific emphasis on Crimea:   New industries and local job creation Leveraging economic growth with focus on the environment Increasing community involvement Design, plan, construction of sustainable housing Extending business beyond the tourist season Safe water supply Clean energy
  8. 8. Sustainability  Summit  Program:   Day 1 What is Sustainable Development? Day 2 Energy, Design, Technology. Day 3 Finance, Planning, Advocacy. Also in the program •  resentaAons  and  workshops  by  event  partners  and  sponsors   P •  ED  Night  -­‐  best  sustainability-­‐focused  talks  form  TED  conference   T •  vening  cultural,  team-­‐building  and  eco-­‐tourism  acAviAes   E
  9. 9. Sustainable " growthExpected outcomes:!
  10. 10. Join the creation of "Sustainability Knowledge throughout Ukraine! Contact our team: Partnerships Coordinator Roman Zinchenko roman@greencubator.info Educational & Cultural Programming Coordinator Ksenia Sedelnikova +380 67 4492876 kseniasedelnikova@gmail.com +380939693200 FLEX Alumni Coordinator Kateryna Zhupanova centralflexac@gmail.com Volunteering & Logistics Coordinator Darya Karpenko +380632977728 darya.karpenko.90@gmail.com +380 63 8390310 FLEX Program Officer Roman Petruniak roman@americancouncils.org.ua +380 63 1420331 Follow us on: http://sustainable-ukraine.com

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