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The Leader – September 2016

Click here to read The Leader September 2016 Health Care Innovation By Alexandria Felton, Senior Director Health Policy In Silicon Valley and around the state we have seen the rapid emergence of new health-tech companies. We believe that California has the competitive advantage to foster this emerging health-tech industry. Last year, investments in digital health .. read more

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The Leader – August 2016

Click here to read The Leader August 2016 Maintaining California’s Climate Change Leadership By Mike Mielke, Senior Vice President for Environment and Energy Since the 2006 passage of AB 32, the landmark Global Warming Solutions Act authored by then Assemblymember Fran Pavley, California has been a leader in reducing harmful air pollution, attracted billions of .. read more

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The Leader – July 2016

Click here to read The Leader July 2016 Traffic Relief and Road Repair Measure Goes to the November Ballot By Chris O’Connor, Transportation Senior Associate The Silicon Valley Leadership Group recently surpassed a major milestone on an effort that could be a game changer for traffic relief and road repairs throughout Silicon Valley. After more .. read more

The Leader May 2016

Click here to read The Leader May 2016 Changing the Tide: The Importance of Sustaining Bay Area Wetlands By Lauren Boyd, Water Resources Associate, Silicon Valley Leadership Group Foundation Alongside access to skilled labor and entrepreneurial mindset, Silicon Valley Leadership Group member company CEOs consistently recognize climate and the natural environment as a key Silicon .. read more

The Leader – April 2016

Click here to read The Leader April 2016 Promoting a Pipeline of Women in STEM By Kristina Peralta, Director of Education and Workforce Innovation has long been the driving force behind Silicon Valley’s economic success. Silicon Valley’s innovative spirit has not only revolutionized technology, but how the world operates: From how we communicate to how .. read more

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The Leader – March 2016

Click here to read The Leader March 2016 Parks Inspire: Renew the Park Charter Fund By Amanda Montez, Housing and Community Development Senior Director Santa Clara County has protected a portion of general fund dollars for parks and recreation through the Parks Charter Fund since 1972, ensuring the resources to acquire and maintain open space .. read more

The Leader – February 2016

Click here to read The Leader February 2016 San Jose’s Gross Receipts Tax Will Harm The Innovation Economy By Peter Leröe-Muñoz, Vice President of Technology & Innovation Policy As part of a strong regional economy, San José continues to compete with neighboring cities to retain innovation economy employers, small businesses and to attract new businesses. .. read more

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The Leader – January 2016

Click here to read The Leader January 2016 Silicon Valley Leadership Group’s Top Priorities for 2016 At the Silicon Valley Leadership Group, the goal of our nearly 400 member companies and professional staff is simple – let’s make a positive, proactive difference in our communities, our companies and in the lives of our employees. Each .. read more

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The Leader – December 2015

Click here to read The Leader December 2015 TiVo “Santa Run Silicon Valley” By Carl Guardino, President and CEO, Silicon Valley Leadership Group When a door is closed, a window might be open. Five years ago, the Governor and state Legislature took away “Redevelopment Agencies” from local jurisdictions, including cities like San Jose. Right or .. read more

The Leader – November 2015

Click here to read The Leader November 2015 Powering the Grid of the Future By Tim McRae, Senior Energy Director The grid of the past can be thought of like a wheel – a centralized power plant at its hub, sending out electricity over spokes that are transmission lines and delivered to end points that .. read more