Local agencies are leaders in promoting sustainability in their
community. Highlighting local innovation and accomplishments
helps local sustainability leaders share best practices with
The Institute for Local Government invites California cities and
counties to participate in the sustainability and climate change
recognition program, the Beacon Award: Local Leadership Toward
Solving Climate Change.
As cities and counties participating in the Beacon program work to complete the elements necessary to achieve a Silver, Gold or Platinum Beacon Award, the program recognizes these efforts as Spotlight Awards.
The LinkedInTM group is a place for local government sustainability practitioners to connect, exchange information, discuss best practices, and seek feedback on project ideas directly from their peers.