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Pathway from a Low-Road Extractive Economy to a High-Road Sustainable and Just Economy

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Environment. Economy. Equity.

Efficient energy, reduced waste, large-scale building retrofits, and environmental prosperity for America’s cities.

Environment. Economy. Equity.

Public dollars used with private investments to support high-road jobs, business development, and sustained local economies.

Environment. Economy. Equity.

Diverse coalitions that use career paths, standards, and policy to make sure all populations benefit from the growth of a well-paid, well-trained green workforce and emerging green economy.

The Emerald Cities

Cleveland. Los Angeles. New York. Oakland. Rhode Island. San Francisco. Seattle.

Emerald Cities Collaborative (ECC) is a national nonprofit network of organizations working together to advance a sustainable environment while creating economic opportunities for all. We’re headquartered in Washington D.C. and are working in 10 “Emerald Cities” nationwide. Our local and national partners bring resources and expertise from the community, labor, business and government sectors.

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Reflections on 2015

Twenty-fifteen (2015) was a monumental year on a number of fronts and troubling on others.   On the one hand, climate change took the world stage to good effect as the world struggled anew with human rights – immigration ̵…

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