Harnessing the Pandemic Chaos to Birth Empowering Solutions

Business Leaders with Soul

In this show, Brenna Simmons-St. Onge, Executive Director of The Alliance Center, shares stories of victory and collaborative regeneration during these chaotic times.


The 11 Best Coworking Spaces in Denver

Commercial Search

If you’re looking for a coworking space in Denver, look no further than CommercialSearch’s 11 Best Coworking Spaces in Denver.


Changing the Climate #100 – Brenna Simmons-St. Onge

Changing the Climate

Brenna Simmons-St. Onge is the Executive Director of The Alliance Center, a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization with a mission to empower explorers and innovators to work at the leading edge of sustainability to support a healthy planet, a strong democracy and a thriving economy.


Systemically building a regenerative future

The Elements of Being
In this interview with Alliance Center Executive Director Brenna Simmons-St.Onge, we break down the concept of a regenerative future and the individual and social efforts required for systems-level change.


Temperatures can vary up to 7° from one Denver neighborhood to another

This clip by 9 News explores the heat island effect and how buildings like The Alliance Center do their part to tackle the climate crisis.


How a growing Colorado population is impacting changes in climate

Colorado’s growing population is putting stress on an already stressed system. This story by 9NEWS explores sustainability solutions to the growing pains the state of Colorado is experiencing and features The Alliance Center.


At the Crest: Innovation in the built environment


This case study by the Facility Management Journal of the International Facility Management Association focuses on how The Alliance Centers is a pioneer in utilizing buildings as a tool for both environmental and occupant wellbeing.


Colorado’s Alliance Center is Driving a More Sustainable Future


The COVID pandemic has highlighted the significance of trust and open communication as well as local, national and international cooperation between people and organizations. In this episode we talked with Brenna Simmons-St. Onge from The Alliance Center about the importance of the commune and the power of discussion.


During extreme heat, Denver company uses electric cars to help cool its building

Rocky Mountain PBS

The Alliance Center Denver used power from an electric vehicle to help cool the building during extreme heat.


Nation’s first electric carshare vehicle-to-building (V2B) technology

Colorado CarShare

Colorado CarShare and The Alliance Center are excited to announce a partnership that will improve community mobility while reducing carbon and costs!


Human health and well-being is top priority for LoDo’s greenest building

The Alliance Center is focusing on wellness for building occupants in the recovery from COVID-19 and beyond.


Chris Bowyer awarded Energize Denver Individual Leadership Award

Property Management Quarterly

Congratulations to Director of Building Operations Chris Bowyer!


Vehicle-to-Building (V2B) Technology Coming to Downtown Denver

Fermata Energy

A partnership between The Alliance Center and Fermata Energy will result in reduced energy costs. Review media highlights below.


Environment + Energy Leader

Power Magazine

Renewable Energy World



For Construction Pros

Utility Dive

Fleet Forward

Mountain Town News

Facilities Net

The Alliance Center leading Colorado’s Regenerative Recovery Coalition


Through convenings of Colorado’s brightest minds and a coalition to put solutions into action, The Alliance Center is ready to build Colorado forward.


Best for Colorado: Business for good, in the face of the unknown

ColoradoBiz Magazine

The coronavirus pandemic shook the Colorado business community to its core this year.


The Athena Group Awarded 2020 Best for Colorado Commit To Action Award for Their Work With the Greater Durango Community

Thurston Talk

Best for Colorado company highlighted for their Best for Colorado award.


Car-free parks in Denver may be COVID-19 legacy

Colorado Politics

The Alliance Center weighs in on the possibility of Denver limiting parking at some of its most popular parks, even after the COVID-19 pandemic..


Climate Bridges podcast connects veteran climate activists with emerging climate leaders


Chief Impact Officer Dr. Ashley Lovell and Director of Communications and Marketing Moira Wiedenman spoke with Rossana Longo about the Climate Bridges podcast.


Best for Colorado honors top companies doing business better

Yahoo! Finance

Best for Colorado, a program of The Alliance Center, highlights innovative businesses leading the way in corporate social responsibility.


The Alliance Center to celebrate the best in Colorado businesses at virtual awards celebration

Global Newswire

Two-part Best for Colorado Virtual Award Celebration will highlight resilience and doing business better.


On Philanthropy: Encouraging donors to ask questions about nonprofits’ climate impact

The Denver Post

Three Colorado-based nonprofits lead the charge on climate change: The Alliance Center, mobilizing nonprofits, businesses, government agencies, academic institutions and community members to collaboratively create sustainability-focused solutions.


Thousands to join Colorado virtual Earth Week  events amid COVID-19 crisis

The I-70 Scout and Eastern Colorado News

The Colorado Climate Strike Coalition is joining Earth Day Live for Three Days of Action


Celebrate Fifty Years of Earth Day Online


The Alliance Center is offering a cornucopia of workshops, celebrations, screenings and resources throughout Earth Week.


The Alliance Center hosts virtual Earth Week

Crain Business

The Alliance Center, Earth Day Network and a coalition of partners invite you to a week of online celebrations for the 50th anniversary of Earth Day.


Philanthropy 2020: Meaningfully impacted by politics, tax law and climate change

Denver Post

Bruce Deboskey outlines giving trends for 2020 and highlights The Alliance Center as a nonprofit to consider supporting.


The Alliance Center launches Best for Colorado Commit to Action Campaign

Crain Business Insurance

The Best for Colorado program urges the private sector to use business as a force for good through campaign committing businesses to take action related to the environment, their communities and democracy.


The Alliance Center is highest scoring LEED building in Colorado

Yahoo! Finance

The Alliance Center earns its sixth LEED certification, placing it at the forefront of green buildings in Colorado.


Firms giving back: Eide Bailly awards $75K to ‘Resourcefullness’ winners

Accounting Today

Eide Bailly announces the winners of its 2019 Nonprofit Resourcefullness Awards, including The Alliance Center.


Best for Colorado is a Force for Good in Business


Best for Colorado, a program of The Alliance Center, was featured in ColoradoBiz for its leadership in the B Economy movement in Colorado.


Colorado’s Largest Family Law Firm Becomes Best for Colorado Company

Yahoo! Finance

The Harris Law Firm, Colorado’s largest family law practice, has taken the challenge and become a Best for Colorado company.


First Affirmative Financial Network to be Honored at the 2019 Best For Colorado Awards Ceremony

Cision Newswire

First Affirmative, along with eight other Best for Colorado companies, were honored at our annual Best for Colorado Award Celebration for their commitment to deepening their social and environmental impact.


Building Tenants Have Surprising Amount of Energy Management Control

Energy Manager Today

Our Director of Building Operations Chris Bowyer was featured after taking part in a panel at the Environmental Leader & Energy Manager Conference. Check it out!


Relish Studio: Digital Marketing with a Purpose

ColoradoBiz Magazine

Check out this article spotlighting a Best for Colorado company and their sustainability efforts.


Mayor Michael Hancock pitches November vote on new Denver department promoting “transportation equity”

The Denver Post

This story covers what Denver’s mayoral candidates had to say about transportation infrastructure at our 2019 Denver Mayoral Forum here at The Alliance Center.


Is Denver doing enough to meet its climate goals?


Every day, all across Denver, we’re wrecking the planet – stop by The Alliance Center’s 2019 Mayoral Candidate Forum to learn how the candidates are planning to combat climate change in Denver.


At Snooze, you don’t lose

ColoradoBiz Magazine

Local restaurant Snooze measures their community impact with the Best for Colorado program at The Alliance Center.


Trump threatens national security by denying climate change

The Colorado Independent

The US military is very aware of rising temperatures and is taking action. The Alliance Center hosted the Climate + National Security event in collaboration with the Truman National Security Project to discuss what is being done to combat climate change.


Denver Mayor and Council Elections: Forums and debates scheduled

The Denver Post

The Alliance Center to host a mayoral forum with candidates to discuss their stances on environmental, social, and economic sustainability.


With Electric Vehicle Mandate, Polis Takes “Small Step” Toward Aggressive Climate Action


Governor Jared Polis signed his first Executive Order at The Alliance Center. The Order directs the Department of Colorado Health and Environment to adopt a Zero Emissions Vehicle Mandate.


Sustainability Nonprofit The Alliance Center Showcases Colorado’s EV Future


Director of Building Operations Chris Bowyer was featured in ChargePoint’s blog, discussing The Alliance Center’s commitment to demonstrating sustainability through our building.


On Philanthropy Predictions for 2019: Economic and political volatility will impact the giving world

The Denver Post

The Alliance Center is listed as a local Denver non-profit working to tackle the challenges of climate change.


Denver is coming together to tackle its environmental challenges at the Sustainability Summit

Your City Now

Executive Director Brenna Simmons-St. Onge spoke with Your City Now about the growth of the Sustainability Summit since its inception.


Best for Colorado Program Launches


Executive Director Brenna Simmons-St. Onge spoke with KGNU about the Best for Colorado program and its official launch party on November 29.


How Can Businesses Do Better?

Colorado Biz

Defining How Companies Can be Among the Best for Colorado.


The Alliance Center to Host Best For Colorado Launch Party on Nov. 29


Coloradoans Invited to Attend Event Bringing Together State’s Top Business Leaders to Celebrate Sustainability.


Best for Colorado 2018

Colorado Biz

Find out who the winners were for the 2018 Best for Colorado awards and learn about our vision for the program moving forward!


The Alliance Center Wants to See More Sustainable Companies in Colorado

5280 Magazine

On October 1st we officially took over the Best for Colorado program – learn how we are helping local businesses earn and maintain B Corp status – so they can be a force for good in Colorado.


DC Lighting: Empowering our Digital Future

Westcoast Lighting Insider

Our DC Microgrid Project was featured in this story about the future of direct current technology and its impact on the lighting industry.


Mayor Hancock Unveils Ambitious Climate Goals for Denver

5280 Magazine

Mayor Hancock pledged that Denver would transition to 100 percent renewable electricity by 2030, as part of the city’s 80×50 Climate Action Plan. Executive Director Brenna Simmons-St. Onge was a featured speaker at the press conference.


Colorado’s Climate Gap and the Path Forward


Director of Marketing and Communications Ashley Lovell addresses the unequal impact the climate crisis has on people of color living in more polluted areas and the poor in this op-ed piece featured in Westword.


Colorado Climate Action Plan and Next Steps with Governor John Hickenlooper


Governor John Hickenlooper visited The Alliance Center on 6.14 to talk about the updated Colorado Climate Plan. The governor addressed how climate actions across the state have and will continue to create economic opportunities, and how clean energy jobs continue to build our state’s economy. Following the governor’s remarks, a panel of the governor’s staff discussed strategies and actions to address a broad range of sectors including water, energy, transportation, and public health.


Senate*House Rock: Encouraging Civic Engagement


Our Programs Director, Brenna Simmons St. Onge speaks about our recent event focused on educating citizens on engaging with elected officials, and overall civics education. “The goal overall is to educate citizens and connect them with the right resources and information to meaningfully participate in our democracy.”


Collective Conscious


Check out this excellent article in Modern in Denver about The Alliance Center’s architectural design, green building practices, and our focus on providing a collaborative, impactful workspace.


Living Our Values: Earth Day Resolutions


Our friends at Volunteers for Outdoor Colorado gave us a great shout-out in their recent post about actions we can all take to be more earth-friendly.


Grand Challenges Spark Ideas at ‘A Community Table’


As part of the University of Denver’s Grand Challenges event, community members met at The Alliance Center to talk about change.


From Warehouse To Wired Green Workspace


The Alliance Center offers a model for how aging buildings can be transformed into thriving, sustainability-focused, collaborative workspaces.


Colorado Governor Releases State’s Electric Vehicle Plans, Saying “We Know That We Can Have A Cleaner Option”


During his announcement at The Alliance Center on Wednesday, January 23rd, Governor Hickenlooper released broad plans to boost the state’s already booming electric vehicle market.


An Update On Denver’s Sustainability Goals


On the evening of January 17th Mayor Michael B. Hancock and other city officials gathered here, at The Alliance Center, to discuss Denver’s Climate Action Plan with the public. Check out this great article about the discussion and ways you can get involved!


How To Stop Playing Into A “Trash Epidemic” This Year


On average, the world generates 3.5 million tons of solid waste per day. That’s 10 times the amount we produced just a century ago. Here are a few of The Alliance Center’s top tips to cut down on waste in 2018.


Why Corporate Sustainability Should Matter To Recruiters


Corporate sustainability – a strategy that takes into account how a business operates in ethical, social, environmental, cultural, and economic realms – can have a positive ripple effect on the environment, the economy, and our communities. Learn more about how The Alliance Center is walking the walk of corporate social responsibility.


How to set up a public electric vehicle charging station, the fast charging edition


As electric vehicle use spreads, demand for more—and faster—charging stations will grow too. Find out how The Alliance Center is walking the walk of sustainability by installing our new DC Fast Charging Station.


SSPR Launches Conscious Capitalism Program


SSPR is launching its Conscious Capitalism program and providing pro bono work for Alliance for Sustainable Colorado.


Local Media Organizations Announce “Colorado Media Alliance”


The Open Media Foundation, KGNU, Colorado Independent, and a dozen broadcasting, print, online and community organizations like Common Cause are founding members of the Colorado Media Alliance. The group was initially convened in 2015 by John Powers and the Alliance for Sustainable Colorado.


A Green Mentality – Colorado’s Other Claim To Fame


Learn how The Alliance Center’s green building practices compare with other collaborative working spaces across the country.