Carbon Neutral Cities Alliance
The Carbon Neutral Cities Alliance (CNCA) is a collaboration of leading global cities achieving carbon neutrality before 2050 - the most aggressive GHG reduction targets undertaken by any cities around the world.
Center for Regenerative Solutions
Center for Regenerative Solutions (CRS) brings together cities, resource specialists, community-based organizations, scientists, innovators, land managers, and others to accelerate the implementation of regenerative, nature-based solutions that simultaneously improve the social, economic, and environmental resilience of local communities. By creating collaborations across sectors, CRS accelerates integrated nature-based solutions and disseminates city-scale actions that operationalize climate action as community development. This approach builds knowledge for and with practitioners, supports innovation and the evolution of the field of practice, and catalyzes scale-up of integrated multi-sector climate action. CRS supports communities with implementation strategies that accomplish both climate adaptation and social equity objectives while evolving frameworks and action pathways for regenerative urban climate solutions. CRS is growing a growing resource database and operates key initiatives like the Vanguard Cities Initiative and the Urban Nature-Based Climate Solutions Accelerator. The Accelerator convenes experts in key nature-based solutions sectors to share the landscape of existing approaches, as well as introduce – and spur innovation around - new concepts to advance collaborative, equity-centered delivery of local nature-based climate action, as well as common barriers to broader adoption. A part of CRS’s mission is to create a comprehensive framework for urban nature-based solutions that integrates across the currently fragmented sectors of urban forestry, conventional storm and green infrastructure, biodiversity protection and enhancement, urban organics management, urban greenways and wetlands management and urban parkland/turf-based landscapes.
Green Cities California
Green Cities California (GCC) is a member-driven network of California leaders and innovators in local government who learn, share and adopt sustainable policies and practices. Committed to pursuing progressive action towards reducing greenhouse gasses, minimizing waste, and increasing equity and racial justice through sustainability practices, the collective actions of GCC members helps influence state and local policies, advance best practices, and create consensus positions throughout the State of California.
Southeast Sustainability Directors Network
The Southeast Sustainability Directors Network accelerates and scales implementation of local government sustainability best practices in a nine-state region in the Southeast (Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, and Tennessee). Members collaborate to solve problems, create innovative and equitable solutions, and influence decision makers.