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Building San Francisco's Cleantech Economy: Analysis and Strategy Options

Categorized Under: Climate, Economic + Financial Analysis



A market profile and understanding of relevant workforce is critical to supporting the growth of any industry, particularly one as nescient as the Clean Technology economy. ICF International conducted an analysis to develop a Clean Technology cluster strategy for the San Francisco Bay area. The analysis focused on the potential for clean technology industry and green businesses in the City of San Francisco compared to the broader San Francisco Bay Area by identifying competitive challenges facing different segments of the industry. Specifically, it identified the relative strengths and weaknesses of different geographic centers around the Bay area relative to enabling and sustaining the clean technology industry. The project identified shared challenges and specific actions that would enhance cluster development, particularly in San Francisco, and concluded with initial specifications for a clean technology partnership to implement priority actions.

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Published: Sep 2, 2008
Source: ICF International

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