Shifting public policy to achieve a sustainable economy, a healthy environment and a just society.


 

Partners

 

Redefining Progress works with a broad array of partners to shift the economy and public policy towards equity, social justice, and environmental protection.

Learn more about our partners in the following campaigns:

Ecological Footprint

California State University East Bay (CSUEB)
In cooperation with CSU professor Karina Garbesi, Redefining Progress developed an on-line energy footprint course module for use in CSU environmental studies programs.

Creative Change Educational Solutions (CCES)
Redefining Progress works with CCES to distribute K-12 educational materials and lesson plans and conduct teacher trainings centered on the Ecological Footprint.

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Earth Day Network (EDN)
Redefining Progress has partnered with Earth Day Network on The Ecological Footprint Quiz and works with EDN to promote awareness of the impacts of individual choices on the environment.

The Green Office
To promote sustainability in the workplace, Redefining Progress developed the Office Footprint Calculator with TheGreenOffice.com.

The Ocean Project
Redefining Progress worked with The Ocean Project to publicize the Fishprint of Nations 2006 report and disseminate our Fishprint methodology to ocean advocates worldwide.

Sea Around Us Project, University of British Columbia
Redefining Progress and the Sea Around Us Project worked together to develop new data sources and methods for evaluating the Ecological Fishprint of capture fisheries.

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Climate Policy

Blue Green Alliance
Redefining Progress provided analytic support to the fledgling Blue Green Working Group, which has since evolved into the Blue Green Alliance, and continues to provide them with studies of the wage and employment impacts of climate policies.

California Air Resources Board
Redefining Progress produced Climate Change in California: Health, Economic, and Equity Impacts (2006), a massive analysis of the impact of climate change on the economy of California and the health and well-being of its citizens.

California Tax Reform Association (CTRA)
CTRA and Redefining Progress work closely to ensure that the California Global Warming Solutions Act is not implemented in a way that is harmful to citizens.

Center for Tax and Budget Accountability
We have worked with the Center to address budget concerns in Illinois through environmental charges, and to craft legislation on behalf of a bipartisan coalition of legislators for climate action.

Congressional Black Caucus Foundation, Inc. (CBCF)
Under contract with the CBCF a year before Katrina, our groundbreaking assessment of the impact of climate change and climate policy on African-Americans predicted that warming-induced tropical storms would have a disproportionate impact on African Americans.

The Environmental and Energy Study Institute
Redefining Progress works with EESI to help educate lawmakers and others on climate policy options.

Environmental Entrepreneurs (E2)
Redefining Progress works with E2 to promote smart climate policy solutions at the state and national level.

The Environmental Law Institute
Redefining Progress is working with ELI and others to help organize advocates for civil rights, environmental justice, and working families to identify the critical elements of climate policy design for their constituencies and to help formulate a coordinated campaign to promote fair and effective policy options.

Fiscal Policy Institute
We worked closely with the Fiscal Policy Institute on analysis in support of auctioning greenhouse emission allowances under the Regional Greenhouse gas initiative, and in our successful effort to ensure that the state adopted auction of those permits as a policy.

Fresh Energy
We have worked with Fresh Energy (formerly Minnesotans for an Energy-Efficient Economy) for more than a decade to craft market-based climate policies for the state of Minnesota.

International Energy Agency
Redefining Progress has provided consulting services to the International Energy Agency on national modeling of U.S. climate policy and on preserving the competitiveness of energy-intensive industries under a carbon tax or tradable permit system.

Japan Center for a Sustainable Environment and Society (JACSES)
Redefining Progress has worked in collaboration with JACSES to support market-based approaches to climate policy in Japan and the United States.

The National Hispanic Environmental Council (NHEC)
Redefining Progress is working with NHEC and others to reach out to new constituencies in the fight against climate change and to educate lawmakers about responsible climate policy options.

The National Wildlife Federation (NWF)
Redefining Progress is working with NWF and others to help organize advocates for civil rights, environmental justice, and working families to identify the critical elements of climate policy design for their constituencies and to help formulate a coordinated campaign to promote fair and effective policy options.

Former California Assemblywoman Fran Pavley
Redefining Progress proposed and created the architecture of the California’s Global Warming Solutions Act of 2006, AB 32, the first legislation to establish a mandatory state cap on global warming pollution.

Tellus Institute
We worked with the Tellus Institute’s technology experts in preparing our macroeconomic analysis of the McCain-Lieberman bill and of a comprehensive climate plan for the United States.

U.S. Climate Action Network (USCAN)
Redefining Progress helps USCAN and its members by providing economic, justice, and analytical insights on climate policy options.

The Utility Reform Network (TURN)
Redefining Progress works with TURN to design and promote pro-consumer climate policies in California.

Union of Concerned Scientists (UCS)
Redefining Progress has worked closely with the UCS on economic and policy analysis of national and state climate action plans. We partnered with UCS in a campaign to promote a “Smarter, Cleaner, Stronger” energy policy. We work with UCS regularly to advance smart climate policy options on the state, regional, and national levels.

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Environmental Justice and Climate Change Initiative (EJCC)

Redefining Progress is a member organization of the EJCC, along with the following organizations:

Environmental Action (WE ACT)

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Sustainable Economics

Campaign for Bay Area Localization
Redefining Progress serves on a steering committee to localize the Bay Area economy with the following organizations:

Business Alliance for Local Living Economies (BALLE)

Bay Localize

Center for Sustainable Economy

International Forum on Globalization

Friends of the Earth
For more than a decade Redefining Progress has provided economic analysis used by the Friends of the Earth to promote polluter-pays approaches to environmental policy, both nationally and in a number of states.

Get America Working
Redefining Progress, Get America Working, and SEEN develop proposals to help make the tax system more equitable and to promote energy independence.

Labor Institute
Redefining Progress worked closely with the Labor Institute in designing a series of “train the trainer” workshops for union action on climate change.

Michigan Environmental Council
Redefining Progress works with the Michigan Environmental Council to design market-based incentives for environmental progress and policies to preserve jobs in the auto industry by producing cleaner cars.

National Environmental Trust (NET)
Redefining Progress did an analysis and provided congressional testimony on the economic benefit that the United States would have enjoyed under higher energy prices, had we adopted tighter fuel efficiency standards. We are working with NET and others to reach out to new constituencies in the fight against climate change and to educate lawmakers about responsible climate policy options.

Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC)
Redefining Progress has worked closely with NRDC on the McCain-Lieberman global warming bill in California and on the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative. We also partnered with NRDC in a campaign to promote a “Smarter, Cleaner, Stronger” energy policy.

“Smarter, Cleaner, Stronger” Campaign
Redefining Progress works together with these organizations in a campaign to promote a “Smarter, Cleaner, Stronger” energy policy:

Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC)

Service Employees International Union (SEIU)

Union of Concerned Scientists (UCS)

UNITE HERE

United Steelworkers of America

Sustainable Earth Initiative (SEI)
Redefining Progress is working with SEI to develop a sustainability plan for the Sonoma County Water Agency and model the economic benefits of green infrastructure investments.

Sustainable Energy and Economy Network (SEEN)
Redefining Progress, SEEN, and Get America Working develop proposals that make the tax system more equitable and to promote energy independence.

Sierra Club
Redefining Progress has a long history of providing economic analysis relating to energy and global warming policy for the Sierra Club, ranging from testifying on the economics of increased automotive fuel efficiency (CAFE) standards to developing and analyzing full-scale climate plans for the entire economy.

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