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You can’t have lasting sustainability without social inclusion

Social InclusionTom Steyer and Van Jones talk about the importance of building coalitions when crafting sustainability solutions at VERGE 15.

Solar panels that only the rich can afford. Urban bike-share programs that limit participation to those using credit cards. Pricey organic grocery stores for communities where many people rely on SNAP benefits. No matter how well-intentioned, if a solution isn’t appropriate for part of the population, then it is not truly a sustainable solution. Please visit this link to read more on the importance of including people to improve sustainability.

By Sureya Melkonian

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