Seeing Green reveals that 219 jobs and economic activity in the range of $23 million will be created by Northeast Ohio Regional Sewer District’s (NEORSD) green infrastructure investments. The jobs created to maintain green infrastructure will be sustainable jobs with dedicated funding through NEORSD. It has been shown on a...
As more communities move towards adopting green infrastructure as a cost-effective approach to manage polluted runoff, it is critical that local governments address barriers to operations and maintenance. American Rivers and Green For All collaborated to develop Staying Green: Strategies to Improve Operations and Maintenance of Green Infrastructure in the Chesapeake...
The operations and maintenance of green infrastructure represents a significant opportunity to create entry-level jobs in the green sector for individuals from disadvantaged communities. In the coming years, thousands of new green infrastructure projects will be installed throughout the country. They will require a workforce trained to maintain and monitor...
This tool is a resource for all stakeholders promoting the use of green infrastructure using a jobs framework. Find persuasive data points and effective communication strategies to persuade decision makers to increase green infrastructure investments. Download the report  
Many people struggle to figure out how they can obtain the capital required to start and/or scale a business. This guide may not offer all of the answers, but it does provide helpful insights into a wide variety of financing options available to aspiring entrepreneurs as well as existing small...
Did you know that the U.S. government is the world’s largest buyer of products and services? The Federal government spends more than $500 billion in contracting dollars every year. U.S. law currently establishes a goal that 23% of prime Federal contract dollars go to small businesses, and yet, it has...
High Road Standards ensure that green projects, like citywide energy efficiency upgrades and water infrastructure repair—create real opportunities for the people who need them most. This is a step-by-step guide for businesses and agencies that want to adopt High Road Agreements. Our brief lays out the best practices we’ve distilled...
Leaders in the non-profit community are increasingly embracing social enterprise models in order to create opportunity in the green economy. Their growing use of market-based strategies is driven both by of the success of socially responsible business models and by the recent downturn in philanthropic funding. Green For All’s brief,...
Want to create 1.9 million American jobs and add $265 billion to the economy? Upgrade our water infrastructure. That’s the message of Water Works: Rebuilding Infrastructure, Creating Jobs, Greening the Environment, a report by Green For All, in partnership with American Rivers, Pacific Institute, and the Economic Policy Institute. Communities of...
This practitioner-focused Toolkit for Residential Energy Efficiency Upgrade Programs was created by Green For All to assist new, established, and future energy efficiency programs launch and scale initiatives that can deliver the full promise of the green economy. It is intended as a practical resource that offers key examples, best...

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