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

You Too Can Become a Climate Change Warrior!

Help Stop the Asteroid About to Hit Earth!  By Linda Kastilani and Beverley Bird Everyone who volunteers with Sustainable Silicon Valley is a passionate climate advocate, so it was no surprise that when we heard about Al Gore’s latest Climate Reality Training two of us decided to sign up. It...

June SSV Water Newsletter: Announcing the SSV WET Talks

SSV's inaugural WET Talk featuresCalifornia water deity Felicia Marcusand extended Q&A plus news of the Water(Round)Table.Free to the first hundred. Sign up below to RSVP.We will email a webinar link the week beforehand.  RSVP Here Dear Friend of SSV,We approached this newsletter very, very excited about kicking off our WET Talks series on water, environment and technology...

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...

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

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