FUSE is deeply committed to pioneering a sustainable future for our planet. Our projects emphasize building resilient infrastructures that stand strong against climate adversities while simultaneously focusing on integrating renewable energy sources. By fostering green economy jobs and devising robust plans to cut down emissions, we collaborate with local governments to usher in an era of ecological responsibility and innovation. Together, we are crafting a world that thrives on both economic growth and environmental harmony, ensuring a balanced and prosperous future for all.
Catalyzing Public-Private Financing for Economic Development
Entrepreneurs in Fresno are pioneering innovations in water conservation, greenhouse gas reduction, renewable energy production and food processing. Despite these important innovations, businesses in Fresno struggle to attract the kinds of capital investments that are more prevalent in Silicon Valley. As a result, there are several projects with high potential... Read more
Developing and Implementing a Citywide Climate Action Plan
As part of his strategy to combat climate change, New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu opened the Office of Resilience and Sustainability and brought in FUSE Executive Fellow Siobhan Foley to develop and implement the city’s first Climate Action Strategy, which was introduced in July 2017. During the course of her... Read more
Climate Action Through Electric Vehicle Readiness
To help San Francisco develop a plan for widespread electric vehicle adoption, FUSE Fellow Lars Peters developed a series of recommendations based on best practices from cities around the world and input from city and community stakeholders. Lars based his recommendations on analysis of available data, oriented them towards specific... Read more
Optimizing Port Operations for Economic and Environmental Impact
The Port of Los Angeles is the largest container port in the United States. While the port is a model of innovation and sustainability, it must also keep up with increasing competition and continue to improve its operations. FUSE executive fellow Andrew Scott’s work with the port focused on developing... Read more