Community Programs and Policies

  • Resilient Design Institute

    The Resilient Design Institute (RDI) creates solutions that enable buildings and communities to survive and thrive in the face of climate change, natural disasters and other disruptions.

    Visit the Resilient Design Institute at

    Read the Resilient Design Institute blog at

  • Virginia’s Sustainable Future (1999)

    VSF1Virginia’s Sustainable Future: Solutions for the Environment, Businesses, and Communities was held June 16–18, 1999 in Richmond. This first-ever statewide sustainability conference in Virginia attracted community, business and government representatives striving to meet the needs of the present without compromising the sustainability of Virginia’s future.