Environmental Sustainability



The Greenhorns

Mission

The Greenhorns is a non-traditional grassroots non-profit organization made up of young farmers and a diversity of collaborators. Our mission is to recruit, promote and support the new generation of young farmers.

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Save Open Space

Mission

Save Open Space, Santa Monica Mountains concentrates on maintaining open space, protecting wildlife, and preserving natural resources. SOS protects our open space by holding the permit and planning agencies to existing planning laws. We believe that if existing planning laws are upheld, there will be less destruction of the environment. The primary geographical focus of SOS is the Santa Monica Mountains National Recreational Area and its zone.

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Lonely Whale Foundation

Mission

Dedicated to bringing people closer to the world's oceans through education and awareness, inspiring empathy and action for ocean health and the well being of marine wildlife.

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Fostering Next Generation Seafood

Mission

The project mission is to unblock stuck points in seafood sustainability through testing sustainable business analysis tools in a Maori seafood company.

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SEE Innovation

Mission

SEE Innovation is a small but effective organization whose mission is to build awareness, capacity, and structures for social and environmental transformation.

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Oceans Global

Mission

Oceans Global is dedicated to documenting aquatic ecosystems. The organization is committed to presenting exhibitions, events, public art initiatives, and publications to deepen our understanding of the sea.

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Neighborhood Council Sustainability Alliance

Mission

NCSA connects, educates, and empowers City of Los Angeles Neighborhood Councils - community hubs of civic engagement - to accelerate citywide sustainability and resilience.

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Alpine of the Americas

Mission

Our goal is to develop and implement simple, repeatable, and useful observations that alpine travelers can repeat in order to contribute to research on alpine climate changes.

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Central Valley Air Quality Coalition

Mission

To become a healthy, safe, and economically prosperous San Joaquin Valley where chronic air pollution and epidemic sickness due to poor air quality is eliminated.

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Global Catastrophic Risk Institute

Mission

GCRI is a think tank that analyzes the risk of major global catastrophes and partners with key decision makers to put ideas into action. Our mission is to develop the best ways to confront humanity’s gravest threats.

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Sustainable Seafood Attitudes

Mission

Understand Japanese attitudes driving behaviors that affect the adoption of sustainable seafood.

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Homefront Rising

Mission

Homefront Rising is a cultural revival fueled by veterans and allies from all walks of life.

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California Alliance for Community Energy

Mission

The mission is to support and defend Community Choice energy programs in California that advance local clean energy for the economic and environmental benefit of our communities. A Community Choice energy program is a public, not-for-profit agency that provides electricity and related services to residents of its jurisdiction. There are currently four Community Choice Programs in operation in California, with two more set to launch in the next few months and dozens more in the pipeline.

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Oakland Climate Action Coalition

Mission

The Oakland Climate Action Coalition is a cross-sector coalition building a thriving green economy through equitable development and implementation of Oakland’s Energy and Climate Action goals.

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Burbank Green Alliance

Mission

Our mission is to promote effective sustainable practices, build a network of resources, and assist in coalition building to support Burbank and surrounding communities in Southern California.

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Anthophilous

Mission

Anthophilous is dedicated to the conservation and restoration of pollinator populations and their habitats. Our flagship program, The Honeybee Conservancy, was established to inspire people and communities to act as stewards for bees and their natural environment.

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Fish 2.0

Mission

The mission of Fish 2.0 is to connect seafood businesses and investors to grow the sustainable seafood sector. Working through our unique global network, competition platform and events, Fish 2.0 participants collaborate to drive innovation, business growth and positive impact.

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Valley Bikery

Mission

We are a bicycle collective that promotes and supports cycling as a sustainable, healthy, and fun method of transportation in the San Fernando Valley.  We put on community bike rides, events, and mobile DIY bike repair clinics to teach essential skills like bicycle maintenance and how to ride safely with traffic.  We work to make bicycling more accessible and safe, and to create a supportive and empowered cycling community.

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Environmental Paper Network

Mission

The mission of the Environmental Paper Network is to empower and motivate consumers, corporations, organizations and governments to protect forests, climate, air, water and communities through more sustainable production and consumption of pulp and paper.

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Arkana Alliance

Mission

The Arkana Alliance’s mission is to support and promote innovative and integrated solutions for the preservation of and integration of sustainable development in the Amazon and the empowerment of Indigenous peoples and communities.

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Valley Improvement Projects

Mission

To improve the quality of life of underrepresented and marginalized residents of California’s Central Valley by promoting social and environmental justice issues through youth outreach, education, technology, and art.

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Groundswell Coastal Ecology

Mission

Groundswell Coastal Ecology enhances resiliency of coastal ecological resources by pairing science, education, and community with ecosystem restoration practitioners.

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Think Beyond Plastic Innovation

Mission

Think Beyond Plastic Innovation Forum is a social profit venture that addresses global plastic pollution by harnessing the forces of entrepreneurship and innovation, and the power of the markets to do good.

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Global CPR

Mission

The mission of Global CPR is to create thoughtful media and advocacy projects honoring the world’s last great places—with Conservation, Protection and Resilience.

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Green Streets

Mission

Green Streets is a social enterprise working to improve our environment, ourselves and our community. Green Streets offers environmental services for businesses, homes, market rate and affordable housing properties. We manage recycling & composting and educate our neighbors on how to reduce waste. We are young entrepreneurs investing in our communities by building careers and creating a better future.

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Cyclists Inciting Change thru Live Exchange

Mission

Cyclists Inciting Change thru Live Exchange (C.I.C.L.E.) is a nonprofit organization based in Los Angeles working to promote the bicycle as a viable, healthy, and sustainable transportation choice.

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WildPlaces

Mission

WildPlaces is dedicated to the restoration and protection of the wild and rural places of the southern Sierra Nevada while supporting the peoples who live, work, and play here.

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Microcosm

Mission

Fosters relationships with the natural world, promotes environmental conservation and encourages sustainable and innovative approaches to nature-based hobbies.

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Orang Utan Republik Education Initiative

Mission

The mission of the Orang Utan Republik Education Initiative (OUREI) is to support, coordinate and facilitate conservation education, outreach programs, and other innovative collaborative projects regarding the endangered wild orangutan so that it will be saved from extinction.

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Dr. Keelings Curve

Mission

To educate the public about scientific basics of climate change by telling the story of Charles David Keeling's life and work.

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Climate for Ideas

Mission

Climate for Ideas conducts research on environmental issues in order to advance sound science and sound policy for companies, government and non-governmental organizations. It focuses on the nexus of climate and forests, biodiversity conservation in forests, the paper industry and markets for wood and paper products. We develop tools and analysis that help to improve policy formation and purchasing choices to improve environmental performance.

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Okavango Wilderness Project

Mission

The Okavango Wilderness Project (OWP) aims to establish new protected areas within a multi-national UNESCO World Heritage Site encompassing the vast Angolan catchment from the Bei Plateau all the way down both sub-catchments (Cuito and Cubango), the Okavango River as it passes through southern Angola and Namibia’s Caprivil Strip, as well as Ngamiland, the region surrounding and including the Okavango Delta in Botswana.

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Smarty Pants

Mission

Smarty Pants creates educational media designed to teach kids science and inspire environmental stewardship.

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Bici Libre

Mission

To provide a welcoming bicycle education space run by community volunteers where anyone can learn how to fix bicycles or acquire a used bicycle for a donation.

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Northwest Green Chemistry

Mission

Enhances human and environmental health, while fostering innovation and economic opportunities through sustainable green chemistry and engineering solutions.

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The Coalition For A Safe Environment

Mission

To protect, promote, preserve and restore our Mother Earth’s delicate ecology, environment, natural resources and wildlife. To attain Environmental Justice in international trade marine ports, goods movement, transportation corridors, distribution centers, petroleum and energy industry communities.

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Project Bona Fide

Mission

Our vision is to provide people with the necessary knowledge and skills to empower them to produce their own food in a more sustainable manner and live more intentionally in their own environments.

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BioEnergy Works

Mission

We build sustainability capacity in the community by advocating for a Zero Waste + BioEnergy paradigm within the cultural , educational, and arts programs in the Finger Lakes region.

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Habitat Works

Mission

Habitat Works serves public and private agencies of Southern California that are involved in wildlife habitat conservation by linking them with interested volunteers, and by enhancing their efforts with logistics and financial support.

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Tag a Tiny

Mission

To improve scientific understanding of large pelagic species by supporting and participating in co-operative research projects, such as Tag a Tiny™.

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Building Equity Alignment for Impact (BEA)

Mission

BEA aims to help build a broader, stronger, and more diverse movement to address the alarming environmental and climate crisis facing the United States and the world.

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Local Clean Energy Alliance

Mission

The mission of the Local Clean Energy Alliance (LCEA) is to promote the equitable development and democratization of local renewable energy resources as key to addressing climate change and building sustainable and resilient communities.

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