Greenbuild Opening Plenary
Each year at Greenbuild the world’s business, environmental and social leaders take the stage to motivate, inspire and teach our industry. Check back soon for exciting updates about the Greenbuild Keynote & Celebration for 2014.
2013 Greenbuild Keynote Remarks by former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton
Hillary Rodham Clinton served as the 67th U.S. Secretary of State from 2009 until 2013, after nearly four decades in public service. Her "smart power" approach to foreign policy repositioned American diplomacy and development for the 21st century. Clinton played a central role in restoring America’s standing in the world, reasserting the United States as a Pacific power, imposing crippling sanctions
on Iran and North Korea, responding to the Arab Awakening and negotiating a ceasefire in the Middle East.
Earlier, as First Lady and Senator from New York, she traveled to
more than 80 countries as a champion of human rights, democracy, and opportunities for women and girls. Clinton also worked to provide health care to millions of children, create jobs and opportunity, and support first responders who risked their lives at Ground Zero. In her historic campaign for President, Clinton won 18 million votes.