We teach communities
how to live sustainably.
The environmental movement has a troubled past with well-known defenders of nature also promoting ideas of white supremacy. However, and not surprisingly, Black leaders have persevered to have a huge impact on the historical and modern conservation movement.Read More
We transform institutions like schools, businesses, and nonprofits into "labs" of learning that explore sustainable practice.
We organize communities to exchange best practices.
We train communities how to make sustainable choices.
We connect communities to resources that make a difference.
Urban Green Lab is partnering with organizations to develop and implement strategies and tools as models for cities across the country.
Environmental Justice Training
The Nashville Environmental Justice Initiative is growing a movement of environmental justice learning that protects Nashville's most marginalized communities.
Networking On Purpose: How B Corps Are Creating Connections And Building Their Community In The Southeast U.S.
The local community level is where many companies can make the biggest impact, as shown by Certified B Corporations that include community as one of their stakeholders and prioritize local ties and the strength they can provide, especially in times of challenge like they’ve seen in 2020.Read More
Urban Green Lab’s Diana Andrew was interviewed by a local news station about food assistance for Metro Nashville Public Schools students and families.Read More
Urban Green Lab and Tennessee State University team up to train about equitable decision-making.Read More
Diana Andrew has been invited to sit on a panel for the Tennessee Department of Health’s Coffee & Conversations series on Sustainable Living and Equitable Communities in Tennessee.Read More
Nicole Brose was interviewed by a local news station about the pandemic’s effect on the environment and changing policies surrounding reusable bags at retail stores.Read More
Diana Andrew was interviewed by Cincinnati Hills Christian Academy about all things sustainable living.Read More
The NRDC is moving to the next phase of its work to reduce food waste in cities and Nashville will be one of the two regional hubs!Read More