Dr. Joylette Portlock is the first new executive director of Sustainable Pittsburgh in two decades. With this change, PublicSource sought to learn how she will steer the organization.
Mark your calendars for 12 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 9, and use your lunch to learn about Pittsburgh’s most pressing sustainability issues. Meet the leader of the organization raising the bar for sustainable business practices through the Sustainable Pittsburgh Challenge, Restaurants, Sustainable Communities and more!
Portlock has science degrees from MIT and Stanford and has led a nonprofit that created educational videos about climate change. She serves on the board of the Allegheny County Health Department and worked as the associate director of science and research at Carnegie Museum of Natural History.
Sustainable Pittsburgh’s mission statement focuses on three pillars of economic prosperity, social equity and environmental quality.