Institute for Sustainable Communities Grows Equity-Focused Partnership Montpelier, Vt.—January 30, 2018—The Institute for Sustainable Communities (ISC) announced today that two new community-based organizations will join the Partnership for [...]
Institute for Sustainable Communities announces program expansionMontpelier, VT — June 1, 2017 — The Institute for Sustainable Communities (ISC) today announced two community-based organizations joining its Partnership for Resilient Communities [...]
In a Detroit neighborhood, families live with extreme flooding, molding and water shut-offs as part of their every day. More than 500 miles away, in one of Baltimore’s lowest-income communities, residents experience full weeks without power each [...]
Why does the Institute for Sustainable Communities remain focused, dogged and optimistic amid the sound and the fury unfurling on the national stage?
Because we believe deeply that the work we do – bringing local leaders together across [...]
This press release is posted on behalf of our Solar Market Pathways Community Solar Value Project.
December 8, 2016 – The Community Solar Value Project (CSVP) released three new publications today to help utility program designers understand [...]
If you, like me, find yourself looking for signs of progress and promise in the wake of last week’s election, take a peek at what’s happening in a growing number of America’s cities and urban regions. Like never before, local leaders are coming [...]
As we look back on the five years since Tropical Storm Irene, one of the biggest changes we’ve observed has been in Vermonters’ understanding of watersheds. Of course, practitioners who work on water issues have always looked at the landscape in [...]
BEIJING, June 7, 2016 – Today, local climate leaders from the Chinese province of Hunan and the city of Qingdao and their U.S. peers agreed to advance low-carbon city development under a memorandum of understanding signed at the U.S-China [...]
There is something really cool happening at Hampshire College in Amherst, Massachusetts. Known for challenging conventional wisdom while producing innovative thinkers and entrepreneurs, the College is now leading the way on [...]
June Event Will Connect Climate Leaders in India and U.S.
Montpelier, VT – May 5, 2016 – The Institute for Sustainable Communities (ISC) has been selected by the Department of State to organize a conference focused on implementing India’s COP21 [...]
It was no surprise to read last week that a coalition of more than 50 local governments, along with the National League of Cities and the US Conference of Mayors, filed a legal brief supporting implementation of the EPA Clean Power Plan. The [...]
ISC China Communications Manager Huang Wei shared this great success story from our nonprofit partner in Xiaolan.The Zhongshan Xiaolan Low Carbon Development & Promotion Center has successfully implemented the first rooftop solar panel [...]