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UNC Clean Tech Speaker

Emily Barrett

Emily Barrett
Sustainability Manager
Town of Cary


As Sustainability Manager of the Town of Cary, NC Emily Barrett works with staff, citizens, businesses, non-profits and decision makers to drive collaboration and creative problem-solving to address today’s pressing problems at the local level. With extensive experience in state government, compliance and culture change consulting for fortune 500 companies, and municipal sustainability, Ms. Barrett brings the triple-bottom-line approach of balancing and addressing the needs of people, planet and prosperity to her work. With deep ties to Tuscaloosa, Alabama (Roll Tide), Chapel Hill, NC (Go Heels), and Austin, Texas, she is happy to call Cary, NC home since 2010. She invites you to think about how you can make a positive difference in the world–right in your own local community—and would like to talk with you more about it!