Join us on August 17th as Greenleaf presents “Protecting our climate, water, and soil through local to global solutions.”

On August 17th, Greenleaf Communities presents "Protecting our Climate, Water, and Soil through Local to Global Solutions." The discussion draws upon scientific research, policy and industry leadership in Illinois that continues spreading benefits across society.

Please contact Katie DeMuro at with questions.

Topics to be discussed include:

Speakers Backgrounds:

John A. Andersen, Jr. is Founder of Greenleaf Communities and affiliate Greenleaf Advisors, serving enterprises at the intersection of science, policy, capital, and business to sustain Earth’s resources. John was International Director at Jones Lang LaSalle and Great Lakes Director of The Nature Conservancy.

Dr. Francine van den Brandeler leads the Water and Climate practices at Greenleaf Communities, bringing experience in water and climate research, governance, and urban resilience with think tanks and policy centers in North America, Europe, Latin America, and Africa.

Katie DeMuro is Program Manager for Greenleaf Communities focusing on research and outreach on soil, water, and carbon benefits from sustainable agricultural practices.  She leads the Healthy Soils for Healthy Waters workshop series, recently focused on sensor technologies to benefit practice adoption.

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