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Community Engagement: Tips for Success

Community Engagement: Tips for Success

Community engagement is hard work. It can be a thankless job, but it also can be the most rewarding work with the best people. We’ve had the honor of working with some amazing people who are truly committed to community, future generations, and a healthy environment.  Whether you have been in the technical or policy trenches for…

Climate plans in Washington’s largest cities

Climate plans in Washington’s largest cities

Climate planning is a priority. In the top ten cities in Washington State, see what’s happening. Cities and counties below are taking action. While not an all-inclusive list, this shows that planning and priorities are being set for climate action in Washington state. Bainbridge Island Climate Action Plan – October 2020 Climate Resiliency Plan –…

Switch to reusable cups? How to start…

Switch to reusable cups? How to start…

Want to switch to reusable cups? Here’s how to get started Nearly 250 billion single-use cups are used globally every year — most of which end up in a landfill. The environmental, economic and social costs are mounting. Reusable cups are quickly emerging as a fundamentally better alternative to single-use ones, not to mention that converting 20%…

1st National Climate Task Force Meeting

1st National Climate Task Force Meeting

During the virtual inaugural convening of the National Climate Task Force, representatives from more than 20 federal agencies and offices underscored the shared commitment of every agency in collaborating and coordinating across the federal government to ensure the United States leads the world in a clean energy revolution that creates American jobs with the chance…

Certified B Corp Companies Work as a Force for Good

Certified B Corp Companies Work as a Force for Good

Certified B Corp Companies Work as a Force for Good“The future of business. Today’s most exciting businesses (Ben and Jerry’s, Patagonia, and Danone among 3500+ others) are operating for the benefit of all who contribute to its success — for shareholders and for stakeholders. They take responsibility for their broader impact on employees, on communities and on the planet….

Trees make communities healthier

Trees make communities healthier

Healthy Trees Support Healthy Communities The Treasure Valley in Idaho is working to create sustainable forest cover. Our urban forest directly impacts clean air, clean water and our region’s green economy. The Network informs sustainable planning, development and management of this valuable resource. They work to connect our built and natural environments, innovate through resource-sharing…

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