Green Maps for a more sustainable future!

by Green Map System
Green Maps for a more sustainable future!
Green Maps for a more sustainable future!
Green Maps for a more sustainable future!
Green Maps for a more sustainable future!
Green Maps for a more sustainable future!
Green Maps for a more sustainable future!
Green Maps for a more sustainable future!
Green Maps for a more sustainable future!
Green Maps for a more sustainable future!
Green Maps for a more sustainable future!
Green Maps for a more sustainable future!
Green Maps for a more sustainable future!
Green Maps for a more sustainable future!
Green Maps for a more sustainable future!
Green Maps for a more sustainable future!
Green Maps for a more sustainable future!
Green Maps for a more sustainable future!
Green Maps for a more sustainable future!
Green Maps for a more sustainable future!
Green Maps for a more sustainable future!
Green Maps for a more sustainable future!
Green Maps for a more sustainable future!
Green Maps for a more sustainable future!
Green Maps for a more sustainable future!
Green Maps for a more sustainable future!
Green Maps for a more sustainable future!
Green Maps for a more sustainable future!
Green Maps for a more sustainable future!
Green Maps for a more sustainable future!
Green Maps for a more sustainable future!
Green Maps for a more sustainable future!
Green Maps for a more sustainable future!
Green Maps for a more sustainable future!
Green Maps for a more sustainable future!
Green Maps for a more sustainable future!
Green Maps for a more sustainable future!
Green Maps for a more sustainable future!
Green Maps for a more sustainable future!
Green Maps for a more sustainable future!
Green Maps for a more sustainable future!
Green Maps for a more sustainable future!
Green Maps for a more sustainable future!
Green Maps for a more sustainable future!
Green Maps for a more sustainable future!
Green Maps for a more sustainable future!
Green Maps for a more sustainable future!
Green Maps for a more sustainable future!
Green Maps for a more sustainable future!
Green Maps for a more sustainable future!
Green Maps for a more sustainable future!
Feb 17, 2011

What Your 2010 Green Map Donation Accomplished

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Green Map App

Thanks to Global Giving donors, Green Map System had a remarkable 2010! Our highlights starts out with 94 newly registered locally-led Green Map projects, followed by the highlights of our accomplishments shown below. We have many goals for 2011, so we invite you to take action today –please donate to help cities worldwide become more sustainable and healthy today.

Engagement Initiatives

  • Making it easy to collect sites for Open Green Maps with our Mobile Data Collector for smartphones and iPhones
  • To share Green Maps, Photos, Blogs in any website, we created embeddable widgets
  • Created Icon posters, postcards and other adaptable resources in new languages
  • Inventoried Green Maps and locally created materials for our print and digital Archive
  • Planning for our new Mapmaker collaboration platform
  • Training of 14 interns from several countries (this includes our Summer program. Here's a quote from participant Morgan Leykam, who was subsequently hired to create the City's Green Map in Stamford Connecticut, "There is a lot of excitement built around it - most people I've spoken to said they've been waiting for something like this to unite all the green efforts being made").

Key Events

  • 15th Anniversary Celebration, May - Budapest
  • Smithsonian National Design Triennial – Green Map in exhibition, book, family guide and events, from May to Jan - NYC
  • US Social Forum, workshop and exchanges, Detroit - June
  • Green Map Exhibit at Finlandia University, Michigan - September
  • Art in Odd Places Site Marker Test & party, October - NYC
  • Participation in the United Nations' COP 10 with exhibition, forum, exchanges, media events with Aichi Green Map, October - Nagoya Japan

Our Local 'beyond the map' Initiatives
As we participate in these projects, we utilize skills and networks developed while producing our own local NYC Green Maps. Each has enhanced our role in the region: 

  • Lower East Side/Chinatown Bicycling Coalition
  •  Jersey City Farm in the City
  • Parsons The New School of Design Social Innovation Program
  •  E3NYC Cleantech Expo (planning for 2014)
  • Green Map entrepreneurship development and thesis

New Technology on GreenMap.org

  • Doubled the number of green sites on the Open Green Map platform in 2010
  • Mapmakers and Maps Profile pages re-designed and cross-referenced
  • GreenMap.org/icons now powers search of Open Green Map sites by the icon
  • Social media integration and resources
  • Updated our Press center, Impacts and other pages
  • Added our 7th language, Chinese, to Open Green Map

2010 Awards

  • Best of Green: Treehugger’s Best Tool for Green Travelers
  • eServices for Citizens and Corporations, Living Labs Global
  • Just Means - FT Social Innovation Awards finalist
  • Selected by DesigNYC for GreenAppleMap.org makeover in 2012
  • Cape Town Green Map wins Golden Trash Award
  • Towson University wins Silver from the US University & College Designers Association

Selected Press

  • Renovating the Rust Belt in Ohio
  • 20 new Green Maps at Shanghai Expo
  • Reykjavik’s printed Green Map debuts
  • Washington DC’s online and printed Green Maps debut
  • Find others at GreenMap.org/media

2011 Could be our Highest Impact Year Yet!

We've got great plans and events underway, but we need your help to reach our goals. Share your love for your community and the Earth with us. Make a Donation or review us at Guidestar. Thank you for your support!

European Green Mapmakers discover green sites
European Green Mapmakers discover green sites
Detroit Green Map planning meeting
Detroit Green Map planning meeting

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