Verde

Verde serves communities by building environmental wealth through Social Enterprise, Outreach and Advocacy.

Since 2005, Verde has brought new environmental investments to Portland’s neighborhoods, involved community members in the planning and building of these investments, and ensured that low-income people and people of color directly benefited from the investments:

Greenspaces, Habitat, Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, Green Streets, Stormwater Management Facilities, Environmental Education, Green Jobs, Green Businesses...

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Verde Landscape

Find out more about Verde's landscape contractor enterprise, Verde Landscape. Verde's most established enterprise, Verde Landscape provides services to businesses, governments and property owners.

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Verde Builds

Find out more about Verde Builds, a licensed general contractor (GC) that develops environmental infrastructure, including projects like Nadaka Park in Gresham…


Sugar Shack/Living Cully Plaza

For more than a dozen years, the Sugar Shack Strip Club operated in Cully. Neighbors long hoped that this block-sized complex would go away, and that something else could take its place. Summer 2014, a For Sale sign appeared...

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Visit the Living Cully website to learn more about the amazing collaboration that is reinterpreting sustainability as an anti-poverty strategy.

Visit the Living Cully website to learn more about the amazing collaboration that is reinterpreting sustainability as an anti-poverty strategy.