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This group is for anyone with a background in or interested in learning more about the concepts of sustainability and how to implement these concepts within your community, organization, or even just at home. Sustainability applies to a multitude of areas, and as such, the events in this group will cover the various aspects of sustainability.

According to the Oxford Dictionary :), the definition of "sustainability" is <br>"the ability to be maintained at a certain rate or level" or "avoidance of the depletion of natural resources in order to maintain an ecological balance". "Sustainability" has become a buzzword these days and can apply to a myriad of areas. How is it playing out in the world today, including in the Houston area? <br>

Below are some sources to learn more about sustainability in general, as well as in the Houston area:

United Nations Sustainable Development Goals: https://sustainabledevelopment.un.org/?menu=1300

City of Houston Office of Sustainability: http://www.greenhoustontx.gov/

City of Houston Sustainability Action Plan: https://www.harcresearch.org/work/COH_Sustainability_Action_Plan

Greater Houston Partnership Sustainability Committee: https://www.houston.org/committee/sustainability-advisory-committee