A Vision for all California

California is constantly evolving. Yet environmental policy changes can happen slowly or develop in an unbalanced manner. CED’s mission is to collaboratively engage California business, environmental, and government leaders to produce timely and improved environmental protection, while reducing costs to business, government, and society.

Membership Benefits

Test models of fundamental systems change and comprehensive planning and investigation of new concepts and approaches

Build relationships and shared understanding between diverse stakeholders

Coordinate related efforts among member organizations and government agencies

Act as a clearinghouse for member information and activities

Translate lessons learned into policy recommendations to inform decision makers and the greater public

Create a long-term commitment to dialogue among all members

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Working Groups

Working groups engage members in dialogue and develop trust and understanding


Members have to opportunity to network, dialogue, and address current and emerging policy issues


Dialogue provides the foundation for reports and other publications that advance CED’s mission

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