Driven by their purpose of safeguarding life, property and the environment, DNV GL supports organizations to advance their safety and sustainability goals. Working as a partner to the RICAPS programs since 2010, DNV GL provides technical assistance to cities related to climate action planning, emissions forecasting and inventorying of greenhouse gas emissions. DNV GL also helps facilitate monthly Multi-city Working Group meetings where representatives of cities across the County exchange information on current sustainability topics.
The City / County Association of Governments is a unique and award winning organization with a Board that includes one elected official from each city in San Mateo County. C/CAG work on issues that affect the quality of life in general; transportation, air quality, stormwater runoff, climate action and energy, abatement of San Mateo County hazardous waste, solid waste and recycling, land use near airports, and abandoned vehicle abatement. C/CAG has contracted with RecycleWorks to manage the Energy Watch program.
RecycleWorks is a program of the County of San Mateo within the Public Works Department. RecycleWorks creates, delivers, and promotes recycling, composting, waste prevention, procurement, sustainability, and green building programs and outreach at County facilities and for residents, employees, businesses and visitors in the unincorporated area of the county. RecycleWorks manages the Energy Watch program.
Ecology Action is a non-profit organization that partners with local and state agencies, cities, counties, and utilities to provide innovative environmental services that improve quality of life and contribute to a sustainable economy. Ecology Action does outreach for the public agency/non-profit portion of the Energy Watch program, and performs energy audits, develops project proposals for customers, contracts with the installers, and handles quality-control inspections.
El Concilio is a non-profit organization that does outreach for the residential portion of the Energy Watch program, and performs energy audits, develops project proposals for customers, contracts with the installers, and handles quality-control inspections. In addition to the Energy Watch program, El Concilio coordinates Telecommunications Education and Lifeline enrollment, Emergency Provisions for East Palo Alto and Menlo Park, Youth and Young Adults After School and Employment Programs, Promoter/Multi-cultural Education and Employment project, and Diabetes, Metabolic Syndrome and Cardio clinic.
Established in July 2014, the Office of Sustainability helps the County of San Mateo and its communities adapt to our changing environment by providing services and resources that inspire new ideas and solutions. We are committed to building a community that fulfills the needs of everyone today and in the future.