Pittsburgh Climate Initiative Partners

The Pittsburgh Climate Initiative is a collaborative effort designed to lead Pittsburgh’s residents, businesses, government and institutions of higher learning in the reduction of greenhouse gas emissions.

The Pittsburgh Climate Initiative is charged with guiding implementation of the Pittsburgh Climate Action Plan.

· PCI Management:  Green Building Alliance oversees PCI facilitation, administration, and collaboration, while also managing measurement and verification of overall PCI greenhouse gas emission reduction goals.

· Municipal: City of Pittsburgh and ICLEI - Creating more sustainable City operations.

· Community: PennFuture - Addressing community climate activities through “The Black and Gold City Goes Green” initiative, which was introduced on March 17, 2009.

· Business: Sustainable Pittsburgh - Leading the Business Climate Coalition.

· Translation to County Level: Pennsylvania Environmental Council - Working directly with Allegheny County on its green initiatives, including a greenhouse gas inventory of County municipal operations.

· Higher Education: Green Building Alliance - Engage all Pittsburgh region colleges and universities to share information and set goals regarding research agenda, curricula, operations, outreach activities, and commitments that reduce the greenhouse gas emissions to align with Pittsburgh’s overall greenhouse gas reduction goal.