Social equity takes place when everyone has the opportunity to engage, prosper, and reach their full personal and professional potential.
In southwestern Pennsylvania, we see uneven opportunity and health outcomes across race and gender, poor air quality, geography (urban/rural), and the need for an inclusive transition to clean energy.
There isn’t a sustainability conversation that happens without social equity. From workforce development to lower carbon transportation, community engagement, waste reduction and circularity. Social equity needs to be centered in all of these conversations.
Equity is a fundamental thread that is evident in all of our work.
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A competition for businesses, organizations, and municipalities to jumpstart progress on social equity. Workplaces and communities are socially equitable when all members have the opportunity to engage, prosper, and reach their full potential.