San Francisco Bay from Mount Hamilton. Peter Thoeny – Quality HDR Photography on flickr.

Vision

A Climate Positive Bay Area where we transition to an equitable & vibrant clean energy economy, assure healthy air quality & sustainable mobility for all and optimize clean water supply through wise use & reuse.

Mission

Sustainable Silicon Valley is a non-profit “think & do tank” focused on water use & reuse, air quality & mobility and leading a prosperous, equitable & sustainable life in a decarbonized Bay Area.

Strategy

We find collaborative solutions to the toughest Bay Area sustainability challenges through Projects, Policies, Events & Education.

History

Originally founded in 2000 as part of a CalEPA, Sustainable Silicon Valley spun out as a carbon registry and in 2004 became a non-profit.

AREAS of FOCUS

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AIR QUALITY & MOBILITY

Correlating local air quality with traffic data and developing cleaner ways to move around

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NET POSITIVE COMMUNITIES

A healthy, prosperous, equitable, & decarbonized Bay Area economy for all.

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WATER USE & REUSE

Intelligent Use, Advanced Treatment & Reuse for all

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SUSTAINABLE LIFE

Live, work, shop, grow, cook, eat, drink, clean, breathe, build & travel...It's a wonderful, Sustainable Life.

THE LATEST NEWS

May SSV Newsletter: Livin’ la Vida Sostenible

One notable bright spot these days: are we in the midst of aSidewalk Chalk Art Renaissance?macairesmuse on Instagram Dear Friends of SSV,We hope the newsletter finds you and your family physically and emotionally and nutritionally well through this challenging period. We mourn and miss those who have succumbed to this most...

SSV April Newsletter: Standing Together as We Shelter Apart

Dear Friends of SSV,We hope you and your family are keeping well through these trying times as you handle challenges both large and small. We salute the medical professionals on the front lines of this fight as well as first responders and essential service providers and food people in groceries, restaurants and farms and...

SSV March News: WaterPalooza!

New date for everyone's favorite water circus. "Recalculating..."Navigating to September 18thFirst off, we hope you, your family, your coworkers, your friends and everyone you interact with are staying safe and healthy. While we continue to monitor reports from federal, state & local health authorities (good source here), we want to...

Shark Fin Cove, Davenport, CA. Photo by Anand Dandekar from Pexels

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