Cody Hooven is the Director of the Sustainability Department and the first Chief Sustainability Officer for the city of San Diego, the 8th largest U.S. city. She leads sustainability planning and policy, with emphasis on economic development and social equity. Her team is exploring how technology, renewable energy, mobility, green buildings, and climate resilience are included in San Diego’s approach to sustainable communities. Her purview also includes engaging businesses in win-win solutions for sustainability and leading the city’s move towards 100% renewable energy. Cody works on various collaborative efforts in San Diego and statewide, including as a founding member and current Chair of the San Diego Regional Climate Collaborative and board member of Cleantech San Diego.