The Just Transition Collaborative (JTC) engages in community partnerships, projects, and research to advance environmental justice in the transition to a sustainable economy.  We support more just energy, climate, environmental and labor practices and policies that foster the inclusion of underrepresented peoples and values.

Guiding Principles

  • Foster move away from fossil fuel to reinvest in a renewable and regenerative energy economy.

  • Support implementation, communication, and critical assessment of model just transition projects.

  • Educate about the intersection between environmental policy and social justice, power and privilege.

  • Strengthen representation of marginalized communities and advance social justice in climate policies.

  • Create transformative and engaged student opportunities and mentorship to advance environmental justice.

  • Challenge racism, classism, sexism, ableism, and other oppressive systems and build equitable internal processes.

  • Amplify the struggles, concerns, and solutions frontline communities face to bring about a more nuanced, smarter, and humane future.

  • Produce community-relevant and evidence-based research for present and future planning in light of significant social, economic, and ecological challenges.