Net Zero Vermont, Inc. is a 501c3 non-profit corporation. It is composed of a group of visionary professionals, committed to a sustainable future for Vermont–one that is safe, secure and enjoyable. Net Zero Vermont (NZV) is dedicated to advancing sustainable development of our downtowns, transforming our transportation and energy systems to low carbon alternatives and raising public awareness about the importance of moving to a post-carbon future.
The 2016 Vermont Comprehensive Energy Plan goal encourages the State to transition from a 90% fossil fuel based economy to a 90% renewable economy by 2050. Climate experts believe that the 2050 goal is too distant and that a significant transition must happen more quickly. NZV believes that society must collectively accept and prepare for a climate-changed future.
As a nonprofit with deep roots in the public effort to curb fossil fuel consumption, we are working to improve access to tools and information that help businesses and communities to do their part with the best means and resources necessary for making a measurable difference.
It is our goal to help generate public engagement by promoting such tools as: