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!
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.
The Green Star Business program is a group of Boulder County businesses that are addressing waste diversion through training and programs. As a member, we actively promote recycling and composting in all our branches, reduction of resource use and encourage you to give them a visit.
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.
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.