Sustainable Silicon Valley
(SSV) is a collaboration of businesses, governments, and non-governmental organizations
that are identifying and addressing environmental and resource pressures in Silicon Valley
.As its first initiative, SSV engaged prominent Valley organizations, who are the SSV Partners, to work towards a goal of reducing regional carbon dioxide
(CO<sub>2</sub>) emissions 20% below 1990 levels by 2010. The SSV approach to reaching this goal is to facilitate strategies to reduce CO<sub>2</sub> emissions through increased energy and fuel efficiency
and through the use of renewable sources of energy.Vision
: A thriving Silicon Valley with a healthy environment, a vibrant economy and a socially equitable community.Mission
: To work with the Silicon Valley community to create a more sustainable future using an Environmental Management System
: SSV Partners are in San Mateo
, Santa Clara
, northern Santa Cruz
and southern Alameda
Counties. The reduction of greenhouse gas
emissions from SSV's CO<sub>2</sub> Initiative benefit local, regional, and global communities and cross all socioeconomic boundaries.
Sustainable Silicon Valley is a multi-stakeholder collaborative initiative to produce significant environmental improvement and resource conservation in Silicon Valley through the development and implementation of a regional environmental......