Pillars of Being Premier
It takes a village, and we’re proud to be part of a swiftly growing sustainable community that shares our core belief of developing a future that we can all share. Let us introduce you to our partners, and please support them if you can. Our collaborative innovation on sustainable solutions knows no bounds!
The Alliance Center
The Alliance Center exists to solve systemic problems. Their award-winning co-working space is a demonstration site for sustainability in action and houses many of the state’s leading nonprofits focusing on social, economic and environmental wellbeing.
City of Longmont
The City of Longmont Sustainable Business Program‘s goal is to support and recognize businesses in the local community making meaningful efforts to reduce their environmental impact, act socially responsible and contribute to the economic vitality of Longmont.
City of Louisville
The City of Louisville Green Business Program awards local businesses for their sustainability, and we’re grateful to have been honored since 2019. They also put on webinars and networking events to help businesses, and provide a host of other green energy programs.
City of Westminster
Established in 2020, The City of Westminster SAGE program recognizes businesses for their efforts in driving sustainability through their operations and culture. They’re always looking for more business to help guide through the process, and they even have sustainability resources for residents.
Colorado Agrivoltaic Learning Center
Agrivoltaics is co-developing the same area of land for both solar power as well as for agriculture. At the Colorado Agrivoltaic Learning Center, which partners with Jack’s Solar Garden, we support educational tours for students and teachers to learn about the benefits.
Colorado Green Building Guild
The Colorado Green Building Guild is a non-profit trade organization representing a wide range of green building leaders, and serving the community at large by making green building common practice and accessible to all. Based in Boulder, CGBG strives to ensure the widespread adoption of sustainable practices to increase the efficient use of resources, create healthier buildings, and support vibrant, sustainable communities throughout all of Colorado!
Drive Clean Colorado
Drive Clean Colorado is a non-profit member organization that delivers a variety of programs to support equitable clean transportation and efficient mobility choices with the goal of reducing greenhouse gases for cleaner, healthier air for Colorado.
Eco-Cycle launched recycling in Colorado in 1976, and today is one of the nation’s oldest and largest nonprofit recyclers and a leader of the Zero Waste movement. They work with every sector of the community to innovate, implement, and advocate for local and global Zero Waste solutions to foster a more regenerative, equitable, and climate-resilient future.
Efficiency Works unites the energy and water efficiency offerings of the northern Colorado utilities of Estes Park Power and Communications, Fort Collins Utilities, Longmont Power & Communications, Loveland Water and Power and Platte River Power Authority. Efficiency Works offers home and business energy advising to help folks save energy, water and money.
Jack's Solar Garden
Jack’s Solar Garden, is a nationally-known community solar panel “farm” that we procure roughly 250,000 kWh of renewable energy from each year. Their agrivoltaic approach to community solar studies the impacts on water usage, crop yield and quality, and natural habitat restoration under elevated solar panels. One of our most unique partnerships, they’re leading the agrivoltaic movement in Boulder (and the US).
Partners for A Clean Environment provides free expert advisor services, financial incentives and a certification program in Boulder County to help businesses measure and gain recognition for their energy, waste, water and transportation achievements. We’re proud to be a PACE Partner.
Resource Central is an award-winning environmental nonprofit dedicated to helping people save water, reduce waste, and conserve energy. With over 40 years of experience, their programs make it easy to conserve natural resources.
Sustainable Resilient Longmont
Since 2015 Sustainable Resilient Longmont has worked with Longmont residents, businesses, and city staff to cultivate a sustainable and thriving community as the hub for education advocacy and action they support the three core pillars of sustainability: environmental protection, responsible economic growth, and social equity.
United in Sustainability
United in Sustainability is a consortium of credit unions focused on creating a sustainable future. As a group, we strategize new products and engagement across our supply chains, develop tools for scaling sustainable efforts, and share best practices. This effort is headed up by the United Nations Federal Credit Union in New York.
Women in Sustainability
At Women in Sustainability, we provide a safe place for like-minded individuals to connect and learn in order to fight climate change and social injustice. We welcome women and allies working, studying, or pursuing sustainability during all stages of their sustainability journey. All industries and sustainability thought leaders are welcome to join the WIS community. We need everyone’s voice heard so we can work together to find common ground for a better future. Collectively, we know we can make a difference, and the time to act is now.
Xcel Energy has a host of programs for their customers, from rebates and incentives, to clean energy programs, to auditing services. We’ve conducted energy audits at seven of our branches and continue to implement solutions to reduce our energy footprint.