Pittsburgh Green Innovators is a non-profit organization committed to growing a vibrant green economy and community by collaboratively leveraging regional strengths through innovation, education, workforce development, and cultivation of sustainable business opportunities.
By 2020, Southwest Pennsylvania is a clean, green, vibrant, innovative and hardworking region that is a global leader in sustainability. With the Pittsburgh Green Innovators as a catalyst, the Pittsburgh Region is now the epicenter for the tools and talents needed to meet the challenges of achieving a more sustainable economy by combining the best of our legendary work ethic and skilled labor, along with our emerging strengths in higher education and revolutionary technologies.
The Pittsburgh Region
Hill District & Links to the Energy Innovation Center
Seeking Catalytic Connections Between:
High School STEM, CTE &
Apprenticeship Programs, Community College Programs and
4-Year College Degrees
Business Start-Up and Development
FOUR REALMS OF INFLUENCE
Reducing energy consumption, developing alternatives to fossil fuels and improving access to and building markets for green energy alternatives
Green Infrastructure Protecting and preserving restorative natural eco-systems, utilizing natural water cycles and promoting pedestrian-scaled communities
Reducing carbon footprints and waste through adaptive reuse of land, buildings and materials and building markets for the resulting products
Advocating living-wage opportunities for all workers, environmental citizenship and triple bottom line business principles in the local economy
Special Thanks for financial support from:
The Heinz EndowmentsThe Penn State Center Redevelopment Authority of Allegheny County The UPS FoundationTechSoup.org Urban Redevelopment Authority of Pittsburgh Port of Pittsburgh Commission
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