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Our Host, Michael Scott interviews Christine Richards – Smart Regions Initiative.
Christine Richards, Partner, at Smart Regions Initiative on talks this week with Michael Scott about the Role of Smart Regions In Fostering Sustainable Economic Development.
Christine Richards is a partner with the Denver based Smart Regions Initiative, a firm committed to fueling the U.S. smart regions movement by connecting and educating key stakeholders across a cross section of industries.
Her passion is to understand and educate key stakeholders about the significant changes happening in these areas. Within these research areas, Christine has published hundreds of reports and articles, and conducted numerous presentations for local as well as international audiences. She also has regularly worked with and advised some of the largest technology and utility companies in the United States about the impact of policy and technology on the energy industry.
The Smart Regions Initiative identifies the immense opportunities that exist to develop and redevelop viable U.S. communities if we’re willing to embrace and develop sustainable cultures—and the roles that digitization and clean technologies can play in them. Sustainable, cutting-edge communities will become more attractive places to live, work and play for everyone—including young folks.
The visions of in Initiative include:
Christine supports this professional experience with a master of city and regional planning from Cornell University, and a bachelor of science from Colorado State University.
Learn more about Christine Richards – Smart Regions Initiative at:
The International Economic Development Council (IEDC) is a non-profit membership organization dedicated to helping economic developers do their job more effectively and raising the profile of the profession.
When we succeed, our members create more high-quality jobs, develop more vibrant communities, and generally improve the quality of life in their regions.
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