ADE Partnerships

ADE works with a diverse network of partners that are providing leading edge thinking, resources and action to create sustainable economic prosperity.

California Economic Strategy Panel

California Economic Strategy Panel generates research on emerging trends and conditions of California regional economies and clusters of opportunities, supports capacity building for regional partners, and develops policy recommendations for innovation and entrepreneurship.

California Emerging Technology Fund

California Emerging Technology Fund is a statewide non-profit supporting regions, communities and organizations to address the Digital Divide and promote the acceleration and adoption of new information technologies, through development of deployment of broadband other technologies – critical 21st century infrastructure.

California Forward

California Forward engages civic, business and community leaders in fundamental budget, fiscal and governance reforms for California future prosperity and quality of life

Next Ten

Next Ten is an independent, nonpartisan organization that educates, engages and empowers all Californians to improve California's future. Groundbreaking publications include the Green Innovation Index and the Many Shades of Green Report on regional green jobs, a small but fast growing sector of California's economy. Research documents the pace of innovation in the emerging green economy and the economic and health benefits of environmentally sustainable activities.

Placemaking Group

Placemaking Group provides creative marketing, communications, and website development for economic development clients.


QLBS is a global company providing diagnostic tools to help economic development organizations, non-profits, businesses and other customers monitor, measure and ensure continuous improvement.

Valley Vision

Valley Vision is an “action tank” for regional collaboration on sustainable economic prosperity, leading Sacramento region's Green Capital Alliance, the Food System Collaborative and the Connected Capital Area Broadband Consortium, among others.

WELL Network

WELL Network is a women-led, nonpartisan, nonprofit membership organization concerned about the health of the environment and its connection to the health of our children and families. See WELL's report calling for California to plan for sustainability, and its initiative to help develop a California Green Plan