Environment

Silicon Valley Companies Delighted with Water District Vote of 7-0 to Participate in California  WaterFix

   SAN JOSE, CA –Silicon Valley Leadership Group representatives were delighted to be at the meeting where the Santa Clara Valley Water District voted 7-0 late yesterday afternoon to move forward and participate in the California WaterFix.  This vote is a major step forward for California WaterFix and it ensures that Silicon Valley will have .. read more

On October 18th, 2017, posted in: Energy, Environment, Press Releases, Uncategorized by

California Votes to Extend Landmark Cap and Trade

CAP AND TRADE LEGISLATION PASSES BOTH HOUSES – AB 398, a bill to extend cap and trade, passed both houses of the Legislature with a bi-partisan vote.  Two-thirds was needed for this legislation and the vote was 28-12 in the Senate and 55-21 in the Assembly.   It will now go to the Governor for his signature.  .. read more

On July 19th, 2017, posted in: Energy, Environment, Press Releases by

California Business Leaders Respond to Bill Advancing State’s Cap-and-Trade Program

SAN FRANCISCO — In response to today’s proposed language advancing California’s Cap-and-Trade program, key progressive business leaders released the following statements, and are available for comment/interviews on the issues. SILICON VALLEY LEADERSHIP GROUP Mike Mielke, Sr. Vice President, Energy and Environment **Represents more than 400 of Silicon Valley’s most respected employers, providing nearly one of every .. read more

The U​.S.​ should lead ​by ​action on climate change, not retrench.

San Jose, CA – June 1, 2017 – Silicon Valley Leadership Group ​is ​disappointed with President Trump’s announcement of his intention to pull out of the ​​​of the Paris ​climate ​agreement. The U​.S.​ should lead ​by ​action on climate change, not retrench. In life there are missteps and major stumbles,​w​hen it comes to our economy, .. read more

On June 1st, 2017, posted in: Environment, Press Releases by