October 1, 2013
City Council Chambers | 480 S. Allison Parkway
How can Lakewood continue to increase the prosperity of the city? Why is economic development important to Lakewood’s future? How can Lakewood foster the growth of local businesses and locally produced resources?
Lakewood Innovates was held to identify ways Lakewood can be a leader in attracting appropriate businesses and development. See below for information on this open house.
Tom Clark is the chief executive officer for Metro Denver Economic Development Corp. and executive vice president of the Denver Metro Chamber of Commerce. Mr. Clark has more than 30 years of economic development experience at the state, regional, county and city levels. Hunter Lovins is president and founder of Natural Capitalism Solutions. Ms. Lovins’ areas of expertise include sustainable development, globalization, energy and resource policy, economic development, climate change, and land management.
Summary for Lakewood Innovates
Participants and residents were able to respond to questions about Lakewood's economy via paper or online surveys. Below are the results:
Survey Results - Lakewood Innovates
Tom Clark - Lakewood's competitiveness
Hunter Lovins - "The Business Case for Sustainability"
Slides for Hunter Lovins