SSV announces the beginning of WEST 2014 Call for Solutions competition. The competition encourages users to propose breakthrough solutions to address the challenges in implementing sustainability. These solutions will be showcased at WEST 2014 on May 22nd at Stanford University. Click here for Call for Solutions.

Add your voice to the sustainability community and come learn from experts for different domains. The EcoCloud Blog is an excellent platform for enabling enterprises to share and discuss monumental ideas.

04/20: Some thoughts on questions for Smart Vehicles
04/20: IPCC Report: The Burning Embers Diagram
04/20: Miles Flown in FY2014 and what it means
04/19: Accenture's annual sustainability event

SB 1339: The Commuter Benefits Program

“An exciting pilot program is being put into place in the Bay Area to significantly reduce traffic. According to Senate Bill 1339, by September 30th, 2014, employers with 50 or more employees must be offering commuter benefits.
Employers will be able to choose from four different benefit schemes. Read more.

SSV attends and promotes many events surrounding sustainability throughout the year.Check our Events Calendar to see upcoming events that interest you.
Featured Event:
Refine Your Pitch Workshop

Register here.
Upcoming Events:
04/27: Climate Change: Crisis, Opportunity and a Call to Action
04/30: Sustainable Silicon Valley - Refine Your Pitch Workshop

05/01: Alternative Ways to Get to Work !
05/08: Open Space Conference Scholarships
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