EV Charging Station in Los Angeles; courtesy of Forbes
Los Angeles is on its way to becoming the greenest big city in the United States. The City is turning clean technology into a major economic engine while simultaneously helping with everyday operational choices that reduce your business' impact on the environment and lower operating costs.

From developing a Clean Air Action Plan to cultivating a booming CleanTech Industry to creating L.A.’s first-ever Sustainable City pLAn, Los Angeles is dedicated to assisting in the cleaning and greening of businesses all over town.

Get your business involved in the greening of Los Angeles. Discover the many ways L.A. is serving its customers, including environmental tax breaks, business recycling programs, and assistance with Brownfields remediation, among multiple other initiatives.



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Clean Technology in Los Angeles

Los Angeles has some of the most progressive environmental policies and initiatives in the nation, resulting in more than $1 billion of investment in cleantech programs such as sustainable development, renewable energy, and clean transportation. Within this decade, LA will have invested $10 billion in the City's cleantech industry.

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The Sustainable City pLAn

The pLAn is a roadmap for a Los Angeles that is environmentally healthy, economically prosperous, and equitable in opportunity for all – now and over the next 20 years. This pLAn sets the course for a cleaner environment and a stronger economy, with a commitment to equity as its foundation. The pLAn is made up of short term (by 2017) and longer term (by 2025 and 2035) targets in 14 categories that will advance our environment, economy and equity.

Los Angeles Cleantech Incubator (LACI)

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At the heart of LA's initiatives to support the clean technology sector is the LA Cleantech Business Incubator, which accelerates development of cleantech start-ups by offering flexible office space, CEO coaching and mentoring, and access to a growing network of experts and capital. LACI recently merged with CleanTech LA - bringing together business, government and academia to expand and develop the clean technology sector in Los Angeles by promoting sustainability and economic growth.

PortTech Los Angeles

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PortTech Los Angeles is a non-profit innovation and commercialization center dedicated to creating sustainable businesses for ports and the goods movement industry. By connecting entrepreneurs, strategic partners and investors, they accelerate innovation, advance clean technologies and create local economic opportunities.