Sustainable Silicon Valley (SSV) is creating a structural response to the drought. The Net Positive Water initiative focuses On-Site Water Treatment and Non-Potable Reuse. Currently, California’s water management responsibilities are fragmented among many agencies and private potable water companies. An integrated strategy for water management is needed. SSV is playing the role of a convener and bringing together the government sector, the private sector, companies, and universities.
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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.

10/01: Introducing Scoop, the Carpooling App for the Bay Area
10/01: Tell VTA About Your Experience Walking to Transit
09/29: E2 Celebrates 15 Years of Effective Action for the Economy...
09/28: October 14 - Silicon Valley Rally for Climate Action

A Bright Future for Solar – Interview with Intersolar CEO

The solar energy market is heating up, and the future is looking equally bright for solar’s signature industry event: Intersolar. Intersolar is more than an industry conference. With over 20 years in the business of promoting the solar market, Intersolar is now in four continents. After attending Intersolar events, government leaders have introduced ambitious megawatt targets...Read More.

SSV attends and promotes many events surrounding sustainability throughout the year.Check our Events Calendar to see upcoming events that interest you.

Upcoming Events:

10/07: San Mateo County presentation on Community Choice Energy...
10/26: VERGE 2015 hosted by GreenBiz
11/13: Green Festival San Francisco
11/19: SSV

Every month, SSV’s Green Guru features an article related to sustainability that is noteworthy. We invite you to send your sustainability related questions to the Green Guru at:

Full-Cost Accounting and the Value of Nature

In business theory, the ‘bottom-line’ is a well-established metric to represent economic success. This simple equation adequately accounts for financial profits and losses, but cannot always reflect external costs on natural landscapes, social structures, and other considerations that lack monetary representation. Read more.

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