The purpose of Sustainable Tucson is to facilitate an inclusive, dynamic community building process that ensures economic prosperity, social vibrancy, and ecological health. We fulfill this purpose by:

1. community building through facilitating, networking and convening

2. advocating for action. We are: 

•An emerging network of networks  to facilitate and accelerate Tucson’s transition to sustainability through community-wide education and action.

•A community resource, connect everyone to Tucson’s sustainable assets, resources and best practices.

•An all-volunteer initiative relying on the efforts of many people.

Founded in 2008, the Phoenix Green Chamber provides a central, non-biased community of environmental-minded individuals and businesses. Promote and provide a local resource of sustainable businesses for the public. Offer business-to-business networking events and mixers. Educate businesses, organizations and individuals on sustainability. Collaborate with other complementary organizations in our community to advance sustainability. Reach out to area businesses to encourage green, sustainable business models. Increase the influence of green businesses in the community. Provide an independent voice in advancing local environmental public policy.

The chapter webpage information on upcoming chapter events, green resources, and the chamber's mission and objectives.


Valley Forward is an advocate for a balance between economic development and environmental quality in the Phoenix Arizona metro area, and convenes business, community and civic leaders in thoughtful public dialogue on critical sustainability issues. A unique public interest organization, the Association is a blend of members including large and small businesses, government jurisdictions, the education and non-profit communities, as well as others that share a goal of promoting cooperation to improve the environment and quality of life in our region.

Over its 40 year history, this public interest organization has influenced decisions in our Phoenix including Rio Salado and Metro Light Rail. . It was formed as a non-profit group merging the Phoenix Development Association, Mid-Town Improvement Association, Valley Beautiful Citizens Council and Maricopa County Taxpayers Association.
The websites below are sponsored by organizations dedicated to the promotion of sustainability within the Tucson and Phoenix metropolitan areas. Within these sites you will calendars and timely links to many green events.