Over the next year, these future leaders will work to advance policies that are good for the economy and good for the environment through 10 exciting clean tech projects.

This fellowship is designed to support and develop young entrepreneurs and emerging business leaders who seek to make the world a better place through projects that are good for the economy and good for the environment.

2018-2019 1 Hotels Fellows at E2

Jesse Barlow, Colorado Front Range
Clean Jobs in Colorado: A series of short documentary videos examining the economic and environmental advantages of clean job creation in Colorado and beyond.

Thomas Dowling, Chicago
Building sustainable neighborhood associations: This project is designed to convince neighborhood associations throughout the country that sustainability programming is worthwhile and can provide values to their communities.

Lauren Hafford, Colorado
Croptimize: finding a route to profitability under conservation practices such as cover crops and no-till agriculture.

Tasfia Nayem, New York City and other select municipalities
This project profiles cities pursuing innovative financing mechanisms, such as green bonds and public-private partnerships, to build the low-carbon transportation infrastructure we need to combat climate change.

Vanessa Perkins, Chicago
Researching how to pilot a community electric vehicle (EV) charge sharing network in urban residential neighborhoods of Chicago

Tremaine Phillips, Ohio
Development of a network for building and property owners committed to creating sustainability and high performing buildings in the city of Cincinnati’s urban core.

James Ray, North Carolina
Clean Water for All: an analysis highlighting the economic benefits of collaborative source water protection efforts for rural communities and their downstream neighbors.

Abe Serrano, California
A design initiative to evaluate California commercial and industrial water consumer behaviors to achieve California’s new permanent water use targets by 2022.

Daniel Turner, Mid-Atlantic states
Visualizing the American Clean Energy Workforce: Production of a video series that will promote economic benefits of clean energy by telling the stories of American clean energy workers in their own words.

Jordan Wildish, Washington
This project will create an agricultural carbon offset toolkit to help farmers and ranchers implement sustainable practices and sell carbon offsets from those practices in existing carbon markets.