TOWN OF HEBRON AWARDED SUSTAINABLE CT BRONZE CERTIFICATION
TOWN of HEBRON Honored with Sustainable CT Certification
The Town of Hebron is one of the first Connecticut municipalities to achieve certification as a Sustainable CT community. The town met high standards in a broad range of sustainability accomplishments to qualify for the prestigious BRONZE certification.
Sustainable CT, a statewide initiative that supports and recognizes sustainability action by Connecticut communities, was launched last year and announced its first group of certified towns this week. In its application for Sustainable CT certification, the Town of Hebron demonstrated significant achievements in actions in nine sustainable impact areas ranging from thriving local economies and vibrant arts and culture to clean transportation and diverse housing. The Town of Hebron successfully completed actions included 16 actions in 9 categories for a total of 210 points.
“This award showcases Hebron as a Sustainable CT municipality! Thank you to all those who actively participated in this accomplishment” said Andrew Tierney, Town Manager for the Town of Hebron.
“Congratulations to our 2018 certified Sustainable CT communities,” said Lynn Stoddard, Executive Director of the Institute for Sustainable Energy at Eastern Connecticut State University, which administers the program. “We are inspired by your leadership and eager to share your accomplishments in building efficient, thriving, and resilient communities.”
With input from municipal leaders across the state, Sustainable CT was developed under the leadership of the Institute for Sustainable Energy at Eastern Connecticut State University. The program is independently funded, with significant support from three Connecticut philanthropic foundations. The founding funders include the Emily Hall Tremaine Foundation, the Hampshire Foundation, and the Common Sense Fund.
The Town of Hebron and other certified communities will be recognized on October 30 at the Annual Convention of the Connecticut Conference of Municipalities, followed by additional local and regional recognition events in the coming months.
For more information, visit www.sustainablect.org