Share your commitment to creating a better future by making a donation to SSV in the name of a loved one, friend or colleague. To find out how to share the joy of sustainability, click here.
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.
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.
Submit your Solutions for sustainability challenges.
Click here to submit your "Call For Solutions 2014"
The biggest VERGE event of the year, will bring together the most innovative business executives, entrepreneurs and leading public officials to illuminate the business opportunities created by efficiencies in energy, building, water and transportation technologies.
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.
Recently, City of Cupertino has been presenting the debate on the environmental consequences of the Apple Campus 2 Project. Interested person(s) may review and comment. Please visit here for more information.
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.