Our Programs

Acterra has a diversity of programs that bring people together to create local solutions for a healthy planet.

Business Environmental Awards (BEA)

The Business Environmental Awards recognizes and celebrates Bay Area corporate environmental leaders. Any private or public business entity, division or facility located in Alameda, Marin, San Francisco, San Mateo, Santa Clara or Santa Cruz County is eligible to apply. Non-profit organizations are eligible if environmental work is not their central mission.

Silicon Valley Green Team Network

The Silicon Valley Green Team Network provides a venue for employee sustainability advocates to exchange information, share successes and challenges, and support each other in the collective effort to increase sustainable behavior and practices in the workplace.

Energy and Climate Program

Acterra offers education about energy conservation and efficiency and opportunities for advocacy and volunteer involvement to accelerate the shift from using fossil fuels to a renewable energy economy.

Public Lecture Series

The Public Lecture Series provides innovative and motivating lectures that build awareness of emerging environmental issues and solutions from leading thinkers in industry, government and nonprofits. (The Acterra Public Lecture Series is a program offered by the Acterra Environmental Library and Resource Center.)

Fiduciary Programs

Acterra provides fiscal sponsorship for a number of diverse and exciting programs.

Former Programs

Check out these Acterra programs that are no longer active but that had a positive impact on our community.