Statewide Programs

Currently there are 13 statewide municipal sustainability programs across the
US that participate in the National Network of Statewide-Local Sustainability
Organizations (N2S2O).

CA : Green Cities California
CT : SustainableCT
FL : Florida Green Building
MD : Sustainable Maryland
MA : Massachusetts Green Communities Program
MI : Michigan Green Communities
MN : Minnesota Green Step Communities
NJ : Sustainable Jersey
NY : New York Clean Energy Communities
NY : New York Climate Smart Municipalities and Clean Energy Communities
PA : Sustainable Pennsylvania Community Certification
VA : Go Green Virginia
WI : Green Tier Legacy Communities

Collectively these programs have provided over 1,423 rural, suburban and urban local governments with tools, technical assistance, funding and leadership support necessary to make measurable progress to address the triple bottom line issues of environment, equity and economy.




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The purpose of the Network is to connect and align statewide sustainability programs, enable its members to share resources and best practices, foster the success of local sustainability initiatives, and collaborate on projects that advance our shared goals. The long-term vision of the network is to build a future where sustainability is the norm for every community.