ECC to Launch E-Contractor Academy Serving Cleveland & Cuyahoga County


ECC and Emerald Cities Cleveland proudly announce the launch of the E-Contractor Academy in Cuyahoga County, Ohio, which will train minority, women, veteran and small contractors to compete for energy efficiency … Read More

At ‘IceBreaker’ Open House, Hundreds Express Interest in Participating in Supply Chain for LEEDCo’s Lake Erie Offshore Wind Project


Nearly 300 representatives of small, minority, women-owned and veteran-owned businesses, as well as government, nonprofits, unions and larger companies, attended a December 8 event in Cleveland to express interes… Read More

Congratulations, Urban League of Greater Cleveland, on 100 Years of Economic Inclusion – and New Small Business Loan Program!


ECC and EC Cleveland congratulate the Urban League of Greater Cleveland (ULGC) – a member of the EC Cleveland Local Council – and its President Marsha Mockabee on the organization’s centennial y… Read More

Cuyahoga County Moves to Increase Contracting With Firms Owned by Women, Minorities


Cuyahoga County officials have introduced several pieces of legislation intended to increase the number of county contracts going to women- and minority-owned firms, having found the 1.4 percent of contracts curr… Read More

Cuyahoga’s New Clean Energy Finance Hub Expands Reach of Emerald Cities Collaborative’s Equity & Sustainability Mission


Washington, DC, April 21, 2015 – Emerald Cities Collaborative (ECC) commends Cuyahoga County, Ohio, and its Department of Sustainability on the recent approval of the Cuyahoga County Clean Energy Financing … Read More

Cuyahoga County Community Benefit Initiative Would Open Up Good Jobs to Local Low-Income & Minority Residents


Initiative Would Also Save Energy & Money, Improve Public Health  With support from Emerald Cities Cleveland, the Cuyahoga County Council is considering adoption of a community benefits policy requiring… Read More

Crain’s Cleveland Business Names Emerald Cities Cleveland Director Shanelle Smith to ‘40 Under 40’


Washington, D.C., August 8, 2014 – The Emerald Cities Collaborative (ECC) is proud to announce that 30-year-old Shanelle Smith, local director for Emerald Cities (EC) Cleveland, has been selected by Cr… Read More

Retrofits for ENergy Efficiency Works Program Launch


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