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09.21.17 | Announcements

In this month’s Update, we share our Green Infrastructure toolkit that explains how to best proactively manage flooding and stormwater, introduce you to Driven Doer and co-chair of Delta Emerging Leaders Liz Lyon, and remind you about our upcoming Glass Half Full discussion series focused on models for sustainable community and neighborhood development.


09.20.17 | Announcements

In light of the devastation from Hurricanes Harvey and Irma during this particularly destructive hurricane season, we would like to share our recently updated toolkit with you that explains how best to proactively manage flooding and stormwater. Cities and regions nationwide continue to struggle to meet the challenges associated with stormwater management, such as costly flooding and poor water quality….More

Driven Doer: Liz Lyon

09.05.17 | Announcements

Welcome to our Driven Doer series! Every month, we highlight the passionate, motivated people who help advance Delta’s mission of achieving a resilient Great Lakes environment and economy. Meet Liz Lyon, Market Manager with Plant Chicago, a nonprofit in Back of the Yards with a mission to develop circular economies while empowering people of all backgrounds to make their cities…More

Chicago Recognized as National Leader in Energy-Efficient Office Buildings

08.28.17 | Announcements
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Written by Reyna Basa, Communications Intern According to the 2017 National Green Building Adoption Index, CBRE Group Inc. and Maastricht University recognize Chicago as the national leader in energy efficient office buildings, maintaining the highest percentage nationally in LEED certified buildings. We at Delta are happy to have played a role in the greening of Chicago’s built environment. In 2013,…More

August Update from Delta Institute

08.18.17 | Announcements

In this month’s Update, we share a collection of stories from coal plant communities in transition to an economy without their local plant, introduce you to Driven Doer Brenda Palms Barber, and announce the appointment of Cindy Winland as Senior Fellow.

Delta Institute Appoints Senior Fellow to Lead Coal Transition Work

08.17.17 | Announcements

Delta Institute CEO Bill Schleizer is pleased to announce the appointment of Cindy Winland to the advisory role of Senior Fellow. As a Senior Fellow, Cindy will focus exclusively on providing support to coal-impacted communities in their transition away from fossil fuels. Since 2012, Delta has been instrumental in helping coal plant communities prepare for the closure and potential reuse…More