The Alliance Center was founded with a simple purpose—to bring people together to solve systemic problems. Our mission is to demonstrate sustainability in action and mobilize change agents to accelerate solutions. Our Impact Report details the difference we made in 2020, and our Impact Dashboard is designed to show exactly how accomplish our work.

We align our work with the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) developed by the United Nations to ensure our local actions are relevant and measurable at the global scale. Our work directly advances the seven goals highlighted below.

Partnerships for the Goals Partnership For The Goals Responsible Consumption and Production Sustainable Cities and Communities Reduced Inequities Climate Action Industry, Innovation and Infrastructure Affordable and Clean Energy Partnership For The Goals Responsible Consumption and Production Sustainable Cities and Communities Reduced Inequities Industry, Innovation and Infrastructure Affordable and Clean Energy Climate Action

As you scroll, you will see the SDGs we’re tackling here at The Alliance Center and the specific projects that align with each goal.

SDG 7: Affordable and Clean Energy

Living Laboratory is a program of The Alliance Center focused on piloting innovative, scalable solutions that increase clean energy and resiliency in the commercial building sector, as well as improve the lives of building occupants.

#1 ENERGY EFFICIENT BUILDING

in Lower Downtown and top ten in Denver

1ST BIDIRECTIONAL CHARGING STATION

in North America leveraging a publicly available carshare 

25.7 kW

rooftop solar array

5-7% ENERGY SAVINGS

per month as a result of bidirectional charger

SAVED EQUIVALENT OF 987,000

vehicle miles driven in greenhouse gas emissions last year via our building compared to the average office building in Denver

554 MWh

savings in greenhouse gas emissions compared to the average office building in Denver

7,224 MWH

in renewable energy credits offset since 2006

10% of MEMBERS

of the Regenerative Recovery Coalition (RRC) advance SDG 7, and we help connect them to each other and scale our collective impact

SDG 9: Industry, Innovation AND Infrastructure

Best for Colorado, a program of The Alliance Center, invites all Colorado companies to measure and improve their social and environmental impact, helping to advance sustainable and innovative practices across industries.

750 ACTIONABLE COMMITMENTS

made by our Best for Colorado community

SDG 10: Reduced Inequalities

Our vision is a truly equitable and sustainable future. We are committed to an inclusive culture that celebrates diversity, reduces inequalities and creates systems in which everyone can thrive. We recognize this is forever work and are committed to the journey.

We are building a pipeline of employment for communities who have traditionally been left out of the environmental movement. Together with our partners, we’re helping grow the next wave of sustainability leaders so it’s more representative of the diverse communities in Colorado.

1,754 PARTICIPANT HOURS

uplifting emerging BIPOC leaders in the sustainability field

7% OF RRC MEMBERS

focus on advancing SDG 10

SDG 11: Sustainable Cities and Communities

The Regenerative Recovery Coalition is a project of The Alliance Center which includes hundreds of individuals, nonprofits, for-profits, government representatives and more working together to create a regenerative economy and build Colorado forward from the pandemic.

300+ RRC MEMBERS

are committed to build Colorado forward toward a sustainable and equitable future

8% OF RRC MEMBERS

work toward SDG 11

SDG 12: Responsible Consumption and Production

As national leaders in waste diversion, we integrate responsible consumption into all aspects of our operations.

300,000+ ITEMS

have avoided going to the trash through our Hard to Recycle station since 2015

AVERAGE OF 85%

of our building’s waste is diverted from the landfill

7% OF RRC MEMBERS

advance SDG 12 directly

SDG 13: Climate Action

We convene and mobilize the over 300 members of the Regenerative Recovery Coalition to accelerate climate action across Colorado.

80 PROPOSALS

from RRC members elevated to Colorado decision makers to combat climate change, 11 of which informed new state laws in 2021

10% OF RRC MEMBERS

focus their work on SDG 13

SDG 17: Partnerships for the goals

The Alliance Center building and its amenities and services support dozens of tenant organizations who align with our mission. We host hundreds of events annually with thousands of attendees each year in our certified green event space. Together, we are working with our community to accomplish the goal of a more sustainable future for all.

Alliance Center Tenant Alignment

Each of our tenants self-identified which of the Sustainable Development Goals their work most closely aligns with. The chart below gives the percentage of our tenants that are working towards each of the 17 goals.

A chart displaying the SDGs that Alliance Center tenants work toward.

45 LEGISLATIVE WINS

accomplished by our tenant organizations in 2020 that advance several SDGs

ALL 17 SDGS

are represented and advanced by members in our RRC community

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ALL 17 SDGS

are accelerated by The Alliance Center’s mission-driven tenant community 

7% OF RRC MEMBERS

advance SDG 17 directly