Serving Businesses

 

Sierra Business Council has served over 2,500 businesses in the Sierra Nevada.

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2,588 Businesses Served

Climate Planning

Type: Jobs, Money, Energy

Northern Sierra Biomass Initiative

Type: Jobs, Money, Energy

Sierra Nevada Energy Watch

Type: Jobs, Assets, Money, Energy

Sierra Nevada Geotourism

Type: Assets, Money

Sierra Small Business Development Center

Type: Jobs, Assets, Money

Sierra Business Council has served over 2,500 businesses in the Sierra.  This has been accomplished through our projects that help entrepreneurs start and expand businesses, save businesses significant amounts of money, increase tourism in an area, and through projects that directly create local jobs. 

Managing Land

Sierra Business Council has helped preserve thousands of acres of threatened landscapes in the region

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Thousands of Acres Managed

Northern Sierra Partnership

Type: Land, Money

Rivers and Ranches

Type: Land, Money

Our scenic landscapes are one of the top assets of the Sierra.  Sierra Business Council has helped preserve thousands of acres of threatened landscapes throughout the region.  Our projects have focused both on preservation and restoration of land parcels large and small. 

Highlighting Destinations

Sierra Business Council has highlighted over 2,000 destinations to explore throughout the Sierra Nevada. 

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Over 2,000 Destinations Highlighted

Northern Sierra Partnership

Type: Land, Money

Sierra Nevada Energy Watch

Type: Jobs, Assets, Money, Energy

Sierra Nevada Geotourism

Type: Assets, Money

Much of the Sierra relies on a tourist economy.  The Sierra Business Council has highlighted thousands of destinations within the Sierra Nevada, each one ready to be explored.  From spreading the impact of tourism to marketing businesses reaching for sustainability to helping protect the Sierra’s natural beauty, we are working hard to leverage all of the Sierra’s assets.

Leveraging Money

Sierra Business Council has leveraged over $5.3 Million into Sierra communities through our Small Business Development Center and Sierra Nevada Energy Watch programs alone.

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Over $5.3 Million Dollars Leveraged

Climate Planning

Type: Jobs, Money, Energy

Northern Sierra Biomass Initiative

Type: Jobs, Money, Energy

Northern Sierra Partnership

Type: Land, Money

Rivers and Ranches

Type: Land, Money

Sierra Nevada Energy Watch

Type: Jobs, Assets, Money, Energy

Sierra Nevada Geotourism

Type: Assets, Money

Sierra Small Business Development Center

Type: Jobs, Assets, Money

Sierra Business Council has leveraged tens of millions of dollars into Sierra Nevada communities, with $5.3M leveraged by our Small Business Development Center and Sierra Nevada Energy Watch programs alone.  Our projects highlight destinations to spread the tourism dollars, save local businesses money through energy retrofitting, preserve lands that will benefit the Sierra for generations, help entrepreneurs start new businesses, and innovate new ways to leverage the multitude of resources found in the Sierra.                 

Saving Energy

Sierra Business Council has saved local businesses 25,833,551 kilowatt-hours, enough energy to power nearly 2,500 homes for a year

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2,450 Homes Powered for One Year

Climate Planning

Type: Jobs, Money, Energy

Northern Sierra Biomass Initiative

Type: Jobs, Money, Energy

Sierra Nevada Energy Watch

Type: Jobs, Assets, Money, Energy

Prop 39 Planning and Services

Type: Jobs, Assets, Money, Energy

Sierra Business Council has saved local governments and businesses enough energy to power nearly 2,500 homes for an entire year through our energy projects. These programs benefit regional merchants, government agencies, and the community by decreasing energy costs and lowering greenhouse gas emissions.

What Makes it So Easy for Me to Come to Work?

Though Thanksgiving has passed us by, the season of gratitude remains, reminding us to reflect on what we are thankful for this holiday season. For me, the list is long and varied, but close to the top is the wonderful workplace I am lucky to enjoy. In the current political climate, I’ve found it is easy to become bogged down with feelings of uncertainty.

Here at SBC though, my fellow Sierra protectors, energy efficiency magicians, business innovators, and climate planning superheroes keep my spirits high and my gratitude abounding.

Jessica Carr, Program Manager

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