A Unique Opportunity for Manufacturers and Local Economies
The Economy, Energy and Environment (E3) initiative is a collaborative effort to support sustainability, boost competitiveness and spur job growth and innovation in local and regional economies. E3 is a model for collaboration among manufacturers, local economic development organizations, utilities, local government, and federal resources intended to:
There is strong support at the local, regional and national level for the E3 initiative through state and local governments, utilities, manufacturers and six federal agencies:
How E3 Can Help Your Community
The E3 partnership is seeking to bring together local resources, such as economic development organizations, businesses and government agencies, to assist local manufacturers or businesses with on-site facility assessments, training, and partner resources available through participation in an E3 project.
There are significant benefits that E3 can bring to your business:
To Get Started...
Please contact KPPC to learn more about the initiative and how you could help your business and your local economy.
KPPC - Kentucky Pollution Prevention Center
Kentucky E3 Partners
KPPC - Kentucky Pollution Prevention Center is the project lead and facilitator for the Kentucky E3 initiative.
Advantage Kentucky Alliance (NIST-MEP Affiliate)
Kentucky Community and Technical College System
Kentucky Education and Workforce Development Cabinet - Office of Employment and Training
Kentucky Energy and Environment Cabinet
Kentucky Small Business Development Center
Learn more about regional and national E3 initiatives at the Environmental Sustainability Resource Center (ESRC) website.
E3 in Action
In 2011 alone, E3:North Carolina collaborated with 21 manufacturers, conducted 68 assessments, trained over 100 workers and identified $9.3 million in savings.
“Being part of E3 has allowed us to network with suppliers and businesses in our area we didn’t even know existed. For instance, instead of getting charged to have our pallets taken away, we were introduced to people who actually paid us for those pallets.”