• 1
    Sustainable Communities & Economies
    We help communities transform their regional economies; achieve social equity; and develop sustainable approaches to regional planning, transportation, and land use. Learn More »
  • 2
    Low Carbon Transportation
    We help U.S. cities and regions reduce transportation–related emissions through climate–friendly transportation options and development strategies that emphasize smart growth, density, and urban redevelopment. Learn More »
  • 3
    Building Energy Retrofits
    We help U.S. cities overcome the challenges of financing, increase participation in retrofit programs and work with them to achieve cross-sector collaboration and create retrofit jobs. Learn More »
  • 4
    Climate Adaptation & Resilience
    We help cities assess, prioritize, and tackle the local impacts of climate change, such as strained water supplies, increased air pollution, overtaxed drainage systems, degraded coastlines and ecosystems, and extreme weather. Learn More »
  • 5
    Leadership for Sustainability
    We help senior-level, local government sustainability practitioners catalyze change toward sustainability in their communities. Learn More »

Our Approach

We build the capacity of communities to advance, accelerate and scale-up local solutions to the global challenges of climate protection and sustainable development, by designing and delivering exceptional peer-learning and training workshops; developing and providing efficient access to high-caliber information on the most promising practices and best available resources; and providing on-going, direct technical and strategic assistance to communities. Learn More »
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Sustainable Communities Leadership Academy participants come from 300 communities across the globe.

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