118: How leaders can make a difference for a sustainable future with Arron Wood

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In this episode, we talk to Arron Wood. He is was elected as a Councillor of Melbourne in 2012 and 2016 and Deputy Lord Mayor Melbourne. He is the founder and principal of the award-winning environmental educational program, Kids Teaching Kids Program and a respected sustainability and environmental leader. He was selected to be part of Al Gore’s Climate Change Leadership Program and was also the Winner of the United Nations Individual Award for Outstanding Service to the Environment and in 2001 was awarded as Young Australian of the year.

During this episode, we talked about why Arron started his Kids Teaching Kids program, why it was important for him. As well as talked about some of the biggest changes for cities as we know it with the sustainable movement is gaining momentum. And we also touched a little on tiny houses.

Where can people find Arron?

Kids Teaching Kids

Instagram

LinkedIn

Twitter

Website

KEY TAKE AWAY

Don’t underestimate what a letter or an email or turning up to a council meeting can actually do.

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