The Mayor's Office of Climate & Environmental Justice, in partnership with Kinetic Communities Consulting Corporation (KC3), has created ElectrifyNYC, a campaign funded by NY State Energy Research and Development Authority, to improve the quality of life and adoption of clean energy technologies in NYC homes. Learn more about all our partners below.
The New York City Mayor's Office of Climate & Environmental Justice is a team of architects, data scientists, engineers, policy advisors, and city planners working to create a city where the air is clean, the streets are green and where our 8.5 million residents produce zero waste and zero carbon. Guided by the OneNYC plan, 80x50 report, and Executive Order 26, MOC&EJ works to minimize NYC's contributions to climate change from the waste, transportation, energy, and building sectors. By tackling the challenges posed by climate change with innovation, creativity, and inclusivity, we are improving the quality of life for all New Yorkers and protecting our planet at the same time.
NYSERDA, New York State Energy Research and Development Authority, a public benefit corporation, offers objective information and analysis, innovative programs, technical expertise, and support to help New Yorkers increase energy efficiency, save money, use renewable energy, and reduce reliance on fossil fuels. NYSERDA professionals work to protect the environment and create clean energy jobs. NYSERDA has been developing partnerships to advance innovative energy solutions in New York State since 1975. To learn more about NYSERDA's programs, visit nyserda.ny.gov or follow us on Twitter, Facebook, YouTube, or Instagram.
New York City's first certified Minority & Woman (M/WBE) Benefit Corporation energy equity consulting firm Kinetic Communities Consulting Corporation (KC³) advocates and implements energy market transformations for diverse New York communities. KC³ works with the energy and developmental sector's most impactful leaders helping New Yorkers lead by example. We are committed to our impact on our workers, customers, suppliers, community, and the environment. KC³ is registered through Certified B Corporation, CEO Action for Diversity and Inclusion, 1% for the Planet, We Are Still In, and commitment to Net Zero by 2030.
Steven Winter Associates, Inc. (SWA) provides research, consulting, and advisory services to improve commercial, residential and multifamily built environments for private and public sector clients. We specialize in energy, sustainability, and accessibility consulting as well as certification, research & development, and compliance services. Our engineers and architects have led the way since 1972 in the development of best practices to achieve high-performance buildings. As a matter of course, we collaborate with our clients to produce the most cost-effective and innovative solutions.
At Inclusiv, we believe that true financial inclusion and empowerment is a fundamental right. We dedicate ourselves to closing the gaps and removing barriers to financial opportunities for people living in distressed and underserved communities. Inclusiv is a certified CDFI intermediary that transforms local progress into lasting national change. We provide capital, make connections, build capacity, develop innovative products and services and advocate for our member community development credit unions (CDCUs). Inclusiv members serve over 14 million residents of low-income urban, rural and reservation-based communities across the US and hold over $192 billion in community-controlled assets. Founded in 1974, Inclusiv is headquartered in New York, NY, with offices in Madison, WI and Atlanta, GA.
Neighborhood Housing Services of Queens CDC, Inc. (NHSQ CDC) has been serving Queens Neighborhoods for over 20 years. NHSQ CDC is a non-profit organization that helps low-and-moderate-income families continue to live in Queens by sustainability, achieving or preserving homeownership. We focus our work in six community districts that have more than 1 million residents–of whom 17.4% live below the poverty line while 32% own their own homes. NHSQ CDC revitalizes underserved neighborhoods by preserving affordable housing and providing Queens County residents with opportunities for homeownership education, financial assistance, and community leadership. Working in partnership with government and business, NHSQ CDC is led by local residents and guided by local needs.
Since 1982 Neighborhood Housing Services of Staten Island (NHS of Staten Island) has been leading Richmond County to the place where families are in homes that are affordable, well-designed, rehabilitated and maintained in a manner that supports their Health & Safety; where housing is not a financial burden and families are financially secure. Working on the premise that long-term economic vitality, environmental health, and social cohesion are necessary and interdependent; and that the health of one determines the health of all; NHS of Staten Island takes an integrated approach to developing sustainable communities where the needs of the present residents are met without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own.
The NYC Department of Small Business Services (SBS) helps unlock economic potential and create economic security for all New Yorkers by connecting New Yorkers to good jobs, creating stronger businesses, and building thriving neighborhoods across the five boroughs.