1996: The Sustainable Business Alliance (SBA) was born as a nonprofit, public/private partnership formed by businesses, local government agencies, UCB faculty and students, and local NGOs, to advance the development of an “environmental economy” in Berkeley and surrounding communities.  It was a response to Berkeley’s “environmental economy strategy”, adopted 9-0 by the City Council in 1994. The founders of SBA were pioneers in the field of building business associations. While Chambers of Commerce had been around for at least a couple of centuries, the notion that a business association could focus on environmental quality as well as financial success was novel in mid-1990’s America. TheRead More →

Stress Reduction, Rockridge, 10/18/16, Tuesday 10/18/2016 4:00:00 PM UTC – 12/13/2016 7:15:00 PM UTC Posted By: Center for Stress Reduction Stress Reduction, Rockridge,  10/18/16 Mindfulness-based Stress Reduction class Tuesday mornings, 10/18/16-12/13/16, 9-11:15 am Wheelchair-accessible, close to Rockridge BART or freeway, wide sliding scale. Reba’s students say she is intelligent, passionate, warm, and funny. Class will be preceded by a free orientation on 10/18/16. Please attend the orientation if you plan to take the class. Register here: http://www.centerforstressreduction.com/stress-reduction-class.html See Details Past Events Kenny is in San Rafael today! 9/13/2016 6:00:00 PM UTC – 9/13/2016 9:00:00 PM UTC Posted By: Kenny’s Heart and Soul Its about goodRead More →

Green Building Build It Green Build It Green is a membership supported non-profit organization whose mission is to promote healthy, energy- and resource-efficient homes in California. They offer a comprehensive package of local government support, professional training, collaboration forums, consumer education, and green product marketing to a range of stakeholders. Green Jobs Green For All Green For All is a national organization working to build an inclusive green economy strong enough to lift people out of poverty. Green For All is dedicated to improving the lives of all Americans through a clean energy economy. They work in collaboration with the business, government, labor, and grassroots communities toRead More →