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UOG hosts sustainability conference

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by Sabrina Salas Matanane

Guam - The University of Guam Center for Island Sustainability will hold it's second regional conference beginning tomorrow. The theme for the two day conference is "Guam 2050- developing our sustainable future: what is the cost of doing nothing?" the conference focuses on five main tracks, seeking to address the triple bottom line of economic development, social well being, and environmental sustainability.

According to UOG President Dr. Robert Underwood, aside from students, the conference is heavily participated by private sectors, the Guam Chamber of Commerce, the DoD, and even GovGuam. "You can't have a good economy without a good environment and you just cant have a good environment without providing people a way to sustain themselves," he said.

The conference will be held at the Hyatt Regency Guam.

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