5 development lessons learned from Hurricane Katrina

World Economic Forum Agenda 24 August 2015

One great example of sustainable development done right can be found at Propeller: A Force for Social Innovation. In what was once an old tire and rim shop, this Broadmoor building was flooded by 10 feet of standing water during Katrina. It is now home to a co-working space and social enterprise incubator with a central focus on water management and coastal restoration.