Our Programs

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

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Energy & Climate

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.


Business Environmental Awards

Since 1990, Acterra has been celebrating sustainable business practices in the San Francisco Bay Area through our Business Environmental Awards Program. More than 200 businesses, government agencies and nonprofit organizations have been awarded to date.

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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.           


Public Lecture Series

The Public Lecture Series provides innovative and motivating lectures that build awareness of major 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 selection of community-based programs.