Millvale Ecodistrict Achieves Nationally Recognized EcoDistricts™ Certification, Second in the World

A catalyst for the region and a role model for the world
Millvale Eco District

Pittsburgh, PA — The Millvale Ecodistrict has been recognized with EcoDistricts Certification, joining the neighboring Etna EcoDistrict to become the second community in the world to attain this certification. To be eligible for EcoDistricts Certification, communities must fulfill the rigorous requirements outlined in the EcoDistricts Protocol, a framework to guide neighborhood development that prioritizes Climate Protection, Resilience, and Equity. 

The Protocol and Certification are administered by a Portland, Oregon based nonprofit organization called EcoDistricts. Certified communities must commit to Equity, Resilience, and Climate Protection at the heart of every decision; form collaborative governance; create an implementation roadmap to guide projects and programs; and track and measure impact over time.

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