Colorado College partners with many community organizations to advance and model sustainability in the Pikes Peak Region. Additionally, we coordinate with several other educational institutions on sustainability initiatives. Throughout the year, the Sustainability Office hosts local community and K-12 groups, offering tours to share best practices and highlight projects.
The Catamount Institute's Pikes Peak Sustainable Business Network (PPSBN) is an alliance of businesses, governmental, communities, and advocacy leaders working to build and advance sustainability in the Pikes Peak region. PPSBN brings businesses together to share best practices and support collaborative efforts to reach a new kind of sustainability standard that improves the triple bottom line.
Utilizing creative minds, an entrepreneurial spirit, and a supportive community, excellent work in the realm of sustainability is being accomplished locally by the region’s cities and counties, universities and colleges, and nonprofit groups.
The purpose of the Green Cities Coalition is to promote ecologically, economically and socially healthy cities in El Paso County, for the benefit of present and future residents of the Pikes Peak region.
UCCS seeks to play a pivotal role in creating a culture of sustainability, providing both the knowledge and practices that students can carry with them into their lives after college.
PPCC seeks to create a sustainable educational institution that addresses pressing environmental, social and economic issues through community outreach, curricula and infrastructure.
Southern Colorado Clean Cities Coalition (SC4) seeks to reduce petroleum in the transportation sector. We do so by developing partnerships between both public and private organizations in southern Colorado that promote alternative fuels and advanced vehicles, fuel blends, fuel economy, idle reduction, and alternative modes of transportation.