Philosophy

Philosophy

Ensuring that decisions being made about our energy, water, and natural resources are sustainable is central to our mission

Climate Policy Program

Climate Policy Program

The Climate Policy Program focuses on designing and implementing a solution to climate change by aggregating the action of state and local governments and sub national governments from abroad.

Green Advisory Program

Green Advisory Program

The Green Advisory Program offers advice and assistance on sustainability, climate change, clean energy and other related issues.

Education and Outreach Program

Education and Outreach Program

The Education and Outreach Program works to educate the public on environmental issues through powerpoints, campaigns, books, and other creative projects.

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About SGA 

"Guiding governments, businesses, non-profits, and communities towards a more sustainable future."
 

Seventh Generation Advisors puts into modern practice the ancient Native American philosophy that the decisions we make today should result in a sustainable world seven generations into the future. Ensuring that decisions being made about our energy, water, and natural resources are sustainable is central to this belief and to our mission.
 

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R20 Regions of Climate Action

Since its creation in late 2010, the SGA team has helped design and implement the goals of the R20 Regions of Climate Action (R20). This new global organization is a public-private partnership that brings together diverse alliances of subnational governments and partners to develop, finance, implement, evaluate, communicate and replicate low-carbon and climate resilient projects.  

 



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SGA News and Highlights

1/21/15: Help R20 Regions of Climate Action light up lives in rural Africa by supporting Skynotch Energy Aftrica's #LightingupKenya campaign on Indidgogo. Skynotch Energy Africa's initiative is to raise USD 50,000 to establish a Micro-Franchise Model distribution network for solar lanterns to provide clean lighting to 6,000 households in off-grid areas in Kenya.  To learn how to contribute to the lighting project, click here.  

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1/21/15:  Gregory Lopez,  Project Manager and Smart City Director, just completed and posted a PowerPoint presentation on our website called Smart Cities: An overview of Smart City Innovation, Experts and Organizations.  To learn more about the importance and significance of Smart Cities, check out our Smart Cities Program

 

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10/11/14: SGA was instrumental in the support and organization of the World Summit of REgions, which was held in Paris on October 10 and 11.  Arnold Shcwarzenegger, Founding Chair of R20 and former Governor of California, and Michele Sabban, President of R20, gathered over 1,000 representatives of cities, regions, provinces and states from across the globe to address climate change.  Together and in the presence of Laurent Fabius, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Development, they demonstrated their determination to act, by signing the Paris Declaration-- a real road map for the United Nations conference on climate change (COP21) that will take place in Paris in December 2015. To read more click here.

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Blog
4/21/15: The Second Coming of Solar by Terry Tamminen

For nearly half a century, homeowners and utilities have mounted solar panels on rooftops and in massive generation projects in the desert. 
 

 
4/13/15: Water, Water Everywhere by Terry Tamminen

By now you’ve heard about the epic drought threatening every California water user, from almond growers to swimming pool owners, resulting in mandatory cutbacks and ostracism from neighbors for being the last on the block with a green lawn. 

 
3/9/15: Smoke Gets in Your Eyes by Terry Tamminen

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) recently urged states to join those already “refusing to go along” with USEPA regulations that would cut air pollution from coal fired power plants.