Healthy Harbor Initiative
Working in conjunction with the Baltimore Waterfront Partnership, the Healthy Harbor Initiative works to restore and protect Baltimore Harbor. Annually, stormwater, sewage and trash all threaten the health of the Harbor. These conditions are threatening the livelihood of our natural systems and increasing the potential for waterborne disease.
Green and Healthy Homes
The aim of the Green and Healthy Homes initiative is to create and advocate for healthy, safe and energy efficient homes. A national organization, Baltimore City began participating in this program in 2011, making a commitment to making Baltimore homes and communities healthy and safe.
Central Maryland Transportation Alliance Report Card
The Central Maryland Transportation Alliance, an initiative of the Baltimore Community Foundation, conducts an annual report card to evaluate the ability of transportation to grow the economy, provide varied choices of transportation and keep the environment healthy. This Report Card, created in conjunction with the Baltimore Office of Sustainability, aims to be the catalyst for improving the region’s transportation.
In conjunction with Humanim, Details Deconstruction was created as a social enterprise in Baltimore, working to use deconstruction as a means to create employment opportunities, reduce the quantity of waste set to landfills, and salvage materials for reuse.
Baltimore Center for Green Careers
Partnering with CivicWorks, the Center for Green Careers was established to make Baltimore’s economy more equitable and sustainable by training residents for jobs in the emerging green economy. The B’more Green program provides training for unemployed and underemployed residents in brownfield remediation and home energy efficiency.
Greater Baltimore Wilderness Coalition
The Baltimore Office of Sustainability is part of this voluntary alliance of public agencies, non-governmental organizations, professional associations, and conservation coalitions working together to protect and further connect green infrastructure in fulfillment of four key values: resilience, equity, biodiversity, and discovery.