Guest judges review 10 finalist pitches @ WEST2013
Jim Keene, City Manager, Palo Alto
Peter Graf, SVP and CSO, SAP
Steve Goldberg, VC Partner, Venrock
Mohanjit Jolly, VC Partner, Draper Fisher Jurvetson
President Obama’s Climate Action Plan
Carbon pollution affects all of us whether in Silicon Valley or the East Coast. President Obama’s Climate Action Plan is designed to begin slowing down the effects of climate change and leave a cleaner environment for future generations.
Consensus Statement from Global Scientists
500+ scientists worldwide agree its time to guide global change for a better tomorrow. Be part of the solution and endorse the message to world leaders.
Impact Investing for a Sustainable Future
Date: Thursday, January 23, 2014
The EcoCouncil Salon on January 23rd was a huge success, bringing together over a hundred business and government leaders, entrepreneurs and investors to discuss Impact Investing for a Sustainable Future. The greenest home in America was a fitting backdrop for this spectacular event.
An engaging panel and lively discussion addressed the economic and social challenges and opportunities of addressing climate change, as well as how to shift focus and drive solutions to these challenges for a greener legacy for our children and future generations.
VIDEO: EcoCouncil Salon 2014.
Vision of Sustainability
Silver Spring Networks, Inc. (NYSE: SSNI) is a leading networking platform and solutions provider for smart grid energy networks. For over ten years, Silver Spring has been delivering open, standards-based IPv6 network infrastructure to connect 17.5M homes and businesses on five continents across the world’s harshest outdoor conditions and topographically diverse environments. Read more.
Is Sustainability Natural?
How will we know when we will have achieved a sustainable world? What are the success criteria for a sustainable world? In pondering these questions I realized that sustainability may be unnatural. Sustainability is an unnatural state of affairs, at least according to my previous working definition of sustainability.
A project of Sustainable Silicon Valley (SSV) in conjunction with public and private sector partners, EcoCloud is a virtual space where you can connect with Silicon Valley business leaders, industry experts, researchers and policy makers--striving to make our enterprises and our region more ecologically, equitably, and economically sustainable.