Featured Programs

Sustainable Business Compact
The Southwestern Pennsylvania Sustainable Business Compact is a commitment and performance platform that provides a credible and rigorous pathway for businesses to advance and publicly demonstrate their corporate sustainability achievements.
Sustainable Pittsburgh Challenge
The Pittsburgh Green Workplace Challenge (GWC) enables organizations to participate in a friendly challenge program where they can receive due recognition for their sustainable actions and achievements, which results in earning points.
Sustainable Small Business
The Sustainable Small Business Designation Program, a FREE program of Sustainable Pittsburgh, recognizes small businesses for implementing sustainability actions that are simultaneously good for their bottom line, the environment and their communities.
Sustainable pgh Restaurant
The Sustainable Pittsburgh Restaurant gets to the true heart of sustainability and demonstrates a commitment to managing the social and environmental impact of its operations as central to its strategy for economic success.

Who We Are

Due to Southwestern Pennsylvania’s emergence as a worldwide hotspot for advancements and innovations in sustainability policy and practice, Sustainable Pittsburgh launched Champions for Sustainability (C4S). C4S combines a ten-year strong network of companies big and small from many different industries, entrepreneurs, community leaders, university researchers, educators, and other social ventures.


Upcoming Events

Getting Started with Supply Chain Sustainability

Your supply chain is how your business executes, from raw materials to distribution. 

Supply chain management is one of the most impactful opportunities for business sustainability – from reducing expense to ensuring needed raw materials, fair labor practices, and supplier diversity. What are opportunities and best practices for incorporating sustainability into supply chain decisions and processes?

Join UPMC and Sustainable Pittsburgh’s Champions for Sustainability to explore sustainable supply chain basics, how your business can get started, and how it stands to benefit.

What You Will Learn:

  • How does incorporating environmental, social equity, and governance considerations into the supply chain benefit your bottom line?
  • What is purchasing vs. supply chain?
  • What are advantages of working with local suppliers that might include veteran-, women- and minority-owned businesses?
  • How can supply chain management help you mitigate risks like security breaches, gaps in product supply, labor and other reputational disruptions, and distribution challenges?

Featured Presenters

  • Valarie Cofield, Eastern Minority Supplier Development Council
  • Patrick Flaherty, UPMC
  • Benson Gabler, Pittsburgh Living Product Hub at International Living Future Institute
  • Tim Nedley, UPMC
  • Richard Price, Pittsburgh Region Clean Cities
  • Toni Silva, UPMC
  • Justin Stockdale, Pennsylvania Resources Council
  • Sara Walfoort, Southwestern Pennsylvania Commission
  • Bart Wyss, UPMC

Who Should Attend:

  • Executives in Procurement, Supply Chain, Logistics, Warehousing, Fleet Management, Waste Management, O&M
  • Leaders in Strategy, Business Development, and Marketing
  • Sustainability and Corporate Social Responsibility Leaders

Wednesday, Feb. 21
8 am – Noon (breakfast at 7:30 am)
Cumberland Woods Village Conference Center
700 Cumberland Woods Dr., Allison Park, PA 15101

Hosted by UPMC and Sustainable Pittsburgh’s Champions for Sustainability

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