Historically, economic development is propelled by innovation, creating the majority of jobs in America, especially the net new jobs sought by graduates who are eager to utilize their skills. Having successfully developed a collaborative process that enables the solar market, CUNY SustainableWorks is working to leverage that platform to enable the market for other cleantech innovations and processes utilizing CUNY’s institutional strengths and partnerships. CUNY SustainableWorks is headquartered at the Sustainable CUNY Collaboration Center in Manhattan. Contact Us
The NYCleantech Collaborative (NYCC) is a member organization of cleantech stakeholders working collectively to accelerate the innovation and adoption of clean and sustainable technologies designed for urban applications. [....]
NYCC aims to work with students through Capstone Projects and Cleantech Scholars. Cleantech Scholars is a privately funded program permanently supported by Con Edison that gives CUNY students majoring in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) disciplines the opportunity for a ‘Real World’ supplement to their education by partnering them with NYCC projects and CUNY faculty through the NYCleantech Mentors Network.
NYCleantech Mentors Network
CUNY SustainableWorks established the NYCleantech Mentors Network consisting of CUNY faculty to engage and mentor students who are interested in working on NYCC projects. CUNY faculty who participate in the NYCleantech Mentors Network as well as NYCleantech Collaborative members are eligible to propose projects for consideration.
NYC Sustainable Leaders Advisory Board
The goal of this unique group is to work collaboratively as New York City faces the challenge of growing a green economy by integrating sustainability into its economic development, workforce development and infrastructure.
CUNY Ventures Inc. (CVI)
CVI was established in 2011 as a for-profit arm of the university and includes a Sustainable Solutions Division that focuses on the cleantech market.
CUNY SustainableWorks Investment Fund
The CUNY SustainableWorks Investment Fund invests in innovative cleantech companies with a focus on NYC and technologies applied in an urban environment. The Fund has been initially capitalized with one million dollars.
Collaboration Center: Borough of Manhattan Community College
The CUNY SustainableWorks Collaboration Center is located at the Borough of Manhattan Community College in the heart of downtown Manhattan at 75 Park place. This premium office location offers conference facilities and 2,000 sq. ft of office space in the financial district, just blocks away from City Hall.