Young representatives from six countries will gain leadership skills in sustainable development during the City of Beaverton’s International Sustainability Leadership (ISL) Project from July 18 to Aug. 5. Participants will travel from Beaverton’s Sister Cities as far away as Birobidzhan, Russia; Cheonan, South Korea; Cluses, France; Hsinchu, Taiwan and Trossingen, Germany. Young Beaverton leaders are also represented.
ISL is presented by the Beaverton Sister Cities Program and Sustainable Beaverton with educational contributions from more than 30 local businesses. ISL is sponsored in partnership with the Beaverton School District, IBM, Northwest Natural, SolarWorld-USA, Reser’s Fine Foods, Marylhurst University, Vernier Software & Technology, Welch Allyn, Clear Edge Power, Comcast, Skanska, TriMet, Columbia Sportswear, Gerding Edlen, Micro Power Electronics, Beaverton Toyota and Tualatin Hills Park & Recreation District.