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       PGH Green Innovators

PGH Green Innovators

ABOUT PITTSBURGH GREEN INNOVATORS

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PURPOSE


Mission
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. 


Vision

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.

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TARGETS


The Pittsburgh Region




Hill District & Links to the Energy Innovation Center


 

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STRATEGIES


Seeking Catalytic Connections Between:


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High School STEM, CTE & 
Certificate Programs


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Apprenticeship Programs, Community College Programs and
4-Year College Degrees



3 

Business Start-Up and Development

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REALMS OF INFLUENCE


Energy Alternatives

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

    
Adaptive Reuse
Reducing carbon footprints and waste through adaptive reuse of land, buildings and materials and building markets for the resulting products


Social Responsibility
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 Endowments The Penn State Center       
Redevelopment Authority of Allegheny County
The UPS Foundation
TechSoup.org Urban Redevelopment Authority of Pittsburgh
      Port of Pittsburgh Commission
 
 
  
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