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93 CEOs urge San Jose City Council to find workable ridesharing solution

The Silicon Valley Leadership Group and 93 of its CEOs (listed below) have sent the San Jose City Council the following letter in support of a workable ridesharing pilot program at Mineta San José International Airport. Join us in urging the city council to find a solution for customer choice when leaving SJC. Read Carl .. read more

On October 28th, 2015, posted in: Press Releases by , , ,

The Leader – October 2015

Click here to read The Leader October 2015 Introducing the Silicon Valley Leadership Group’s Technology & Innovation Policy Portfolio By Peter Leroe-Muñoz, Vice President, Technology & Innovation Policy From an agricultural Valley to one leading the world in technology and innovation, Silicon Valley has gone through many iterations to become home to industries that drive .. read more

Silicon Valley Leadership Group stands with Governor Brown on balanced transportation funding plan

September 3, 2015 SILICON VALLEY – “With a great combination of reform and revenue, Governor Brown’s transportation proposal released today is the right remedy to help cure California’s ailing local streets and roads and state highway system. Governor Brown’s proposed $3.6 billion a year transportation funding package is a sensible solution to fix the cracks .. read more

On September 3rd, 2015, posted in: Press Releases by ,

The Leader September 2015

Click here to read The Leader September 2015 Clean Energy Goals for California: Ambitious Yet Achievable By Tim McRae, Senior Energy Director What do we want California’s energy future to be? That is the question posed by SB 350 (de Leon, Leno). The legislation sets three ambitious but achievable goals: Double energy efficiency in buildings .. read more

On September 3rd, 2015, posted in: The Leader by

The Leader – August 2015

Click here to read The Leader August 2015 Educational Equity, Innovation as a Means to Participate By Kristina Peralta, Director of Education & Workforce Preparedness In Silicon Valley the most recent data showed that only 34 percent of Latino students and 43 percent of African-American students were proficient in 3rd grade English. In Santa Clara .. read more

On August 6th, 2015, posted in: The Leader by

The Leader – July 2015

Click here to read The Leader July 2015 During the Drought, Every Drop Counts By Mike Mielke, Senior VP, Environment & Energy As California’s punishing drought continues with no end in sight, the Silicon Valley Leadership Group remains focused on both water conservation and efficiency as well as water reliability – at the state and .. read more

On July 9th, 2015, posted in: The Leader by

The Leader – June 2015

Click here to read The Leader June 2015 Connecting Silicon Valley with the World By Bena Chang, Vice President, Transportation A new red and gold, state-of-the-art Boeing 787 Dreamliner airplane will soon be seen in the skies above the Mineta San José International Airport. Hainan Airlines will be starting five-day weekly service between Beijing and San .. read more

On June 3rd, 2015, posted in: The Leader by

The Leader – May 2015

Click here to read The Leader May 2015 Guiding California’s Economic Prosperity from Sacramento By Eddie Truong, Government Relations Associate Silicon Valley innovation continues to fuel California’s economic engine and job growth. But a number of state Legislature policy decisions are needed to determine the direction of future economic prosperity and an improved jobs outlook .. read more

On May 7th, 2015, posted in: The Leader by , ,

The Leader – April 2015

Click here to read The Leader April 2015 Saving Water, Saving California By Mike Mielke, Senior Vice President, Environment & Energy A reliable water supply is essential to maintaining California’s status as the world’s 7th largest economy. Yet, the statewide water supply system that supports most of California’s residents and businesses is facing unprecedented challenges .. read more

The Silicon Valley Leadership Group Welcomes Three New Board Members

Contact: Nancy Sanchez nsanchez@svlg.org / 408-501-7879 Mark Hawkins, Salesforce CFO and Executive Vice President The Silicon Valley-based public policy organization, which represents nearly 400 companies on issues, programs and campaigns that affect the economic health and quality of life in Silicon Valley, named Mark Hawkins to its board of directors. He is the CFO and .. read more

On March 17th, 2015, posted in: Press Releases by