This year's winning proposal in our Call for Solutions campaign was Re.Source: Sanitation Service for Urban Slums. Challenges encourage users to propose scalable sustainability solutions, which are then showcased at the WEST Summit every year.
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.
See the coverage of our WEST Summit and Showcase.
What will it take to create a habitable planet for our children?
See what happened at our 2013 WEST Summit on May 23, where we explored scalable, game-changing solutions and how we can work together to build a resilient future.
Be part of the solution.
City of Cupertino's GreenBiz program was recently a recipient of the Acterra's 2013 Business Environmental Awards.
GreenBiz Cupertino assists, recognizes and rewards organizations that commit to adopting policies and implementing practices that protect the local environment and improve public health. They connect organizations to new services, free equipment and financial incentives that help achieve the certification requirements.
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.