03 GreenTown logoIn 2007, SGA and partner a5 Inc. founded GreenTown to bring public and private sector leaders together to learn, network and take action on sustainable and healthy community strategies.

We have worked with local planning partners to produce more than 15 events in Illinois, Michigan, Indiana and Ohio.  

GreenTown organizes host planning teams and broader local and regional advisory committees to develop event goals, workshop topics and speakers, and special forums.

GreenTownMichiana2.0Examples of special forums include

  • mayors breakfasts
  • local food and farm to school summits
  • food scrap composting half-day forums
  • university and college symposiums
  • regional energy sessions
  • watershed protection forums
  • and more

GreenTown keynote speakers have included

  • William McDonough
  • Robert F. Kennedy, Jr.
  • Philippe Cousteau
  • Terry Tamminen
  • Mark Fenton
  • Richard Jackson
  • former Chicago Mayor Richard M. Daley
  • Greenburg, KS Mayor Bob Dixon
  • Oklahoma City, OK Mayor Mick Cornett
  • Grand Rapids, MI Mayor George Heartwell
  • Swedish Ambassador Björn Lyrvall
  • and other inspiring speakers

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GreenTown Program Samples
pdf2009 GreenTown Chicago Program Book
pdf2010 GreenTown Grand Rapids Program Book
pdf2011 GreenTown Terre Haute Program Book
pdf2012 GreenTown Toledo-Lucas County Program Book
pdf2013 GreenTown DuPage/Kane County Program Book
pdf2013 GreenTown South Bend Program Book