Business View Magazine September 2018

80 81 T he City of Orlando, Florida (population 282,000) thrives as a resort hub of social and recreational activity, wel- coming thousands of tourists every day, and boasting a busi- ness climate as attractive as the gorgeous weather. But it’s not all sunshine… such an in- flux of people on a daily basis poses significant challenges to infrastructure and environ- mental sustainability. Fortu- nately, Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer is a forward-thinking champion of all things green who, along with like-minded city and community represen- tatives, believes in partnering with the best in the field to initiate ground-breaking ini- AT A GLANCE ORLANDO, FLORIDA WHAT: A city of 280,000 fo- cused on sustainability WHERE: Central Florida WEBSITE: www.cityoforlando. net/greenworks ORLANDO, FLORIDA PEOPLE, PLANET, AND PROSPERITY Florida