Our Mission

Plan and execute policy and institutional change, foster alliances with other non-governmental organizations and with government that promote education and collective action which further sustainable competitive advantages and the sustainable socio-economic well-being of Puerto Rico.

 

Our Objectives

  • Sustainable Energy Cost – Lead credible and achievable initiatives, in a “Post-Maria” scenario, for low and sustainable energy costs for residential, commercial and industrial ratepayers.
  • Strengthening of Puerto Rico Independent Regulatory Framework – Advocate for PR Energy Commission independent regulatory framework, in harmony with jurisdictions in the continental U.S., towards the strengthening of Puerto Rico’s governmental institutions.
  • Develop a Sustainable and Resilient Vision for the Rebuilding of Puerto Rico – Lead credible efforts to establish a vision for the rebuilding of Puerto Rico’s infrastructure, after the passing of Hurricane Maria.
  • Capacity Building– Lead educational NGO efforts in best practices utility regulated standards in collaboration with federal and local entities, towards the strengthening of Puerto Rico’s  public – private governance capacity and sustainable development practices.

 

Our Values

  • Multidisciplinary Education – policy reform, collective action, sustainable competitiveness in a global economy require continuous education and an understanding of the complex systems of the natural and the man-made world.
  • Sustainability – consider social, economic and environmental impacts of decisions and action beyond the present generation.
  • Integrity – the broadest inclusion of the actors and stake-holders, tempered by transparent recognition of conflicts regarding differing values and the time horizon of cost-benefit analysis.
  • Focus on action – transcend the academic and the policy theory, plan for measurable outcomes and for continuous monitoring, evaluation and up-dating of the plan towards optimal outcomes.
  • Confidence and Humbleness – a humble recognition of the limited natural resources of Puerto Rico when compared to other societies and their economies, tempered by confidence in our individual and collective capacity to globally compete and sustainably attain our social and economic well-being.

 

2017 Brochure