Elected representatives for the Conference of Mayors voted recently to pass a resolution in support of initiatives that promote plant-based diets.
Titled A Plant-Based Approach has Promise to Address Chronic Disease, Environmental, and Fiscal Burdens Facing Cities Across the Nation, the resolution was given approval at the the 91st annual US Conference of Mayors. The Conference represents more than 1,400 mayors from across the United States.
“The United States Conference of Mayors supports the upstream approach to combat chronic disease, the climate crisis, and support a more sustainable fiscal trajectory similar to the City of New York utilizing a plant-based approach”, states the resolution. This includes: