American businessman, author and politician, serving as the 45th and current mayor of Denver, Colorado. He was sworn in on July 18, 2012, and was easily reelected with no significant opposition in 2015. During his first term, he created the Denver Office of Sustainability. In 2018 the Colorado Solar Energy Industries Association named Mayor Hancock as its Public Official of the Year.

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Growing up in Denver, I didn’t think about sustainability – at least not in the way we think about it today. I never heard about “sustainable development goals.” I didn’t know what “the three-legged stool” referred to. I didn’t think about balancing the needs of the present with the needs of the future. Life was […]

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