- Oregon Economic Development Association: "Oregon Economic Development Association (OEDA) is a statewide non-profit organization working to support economic development professionals who are on Oregon's front line in diversifying and expanding Oregon's economy."
- Oregon Environmental Council: "A sustainable economy is one in which resources are not used up faster than nature renews them. It also marks a thriving climate for business that balances environmental, social, and economic vitality."
- SEDCOR: "SEDCOR, the lead economic development agency for Marion and Polk Counties is a private, non-profit membership organization, composed of over 500 business and community leaders. Our mission is to enhance and diversify the economy of the Mid-Willamette Valley."
- Neighborhood Economic Development Corporation: "Helping people and neighborhoods build assets through home ownership, business development, and neighborhood revitalization."
- Oregon Farmer's Markets: "Oregon farmersâ€™ markets are a unique partnership between city residents and farmers. The Oregon Farmers' Markets Association seeks to promote, support and develop this partnership for the benefit of Oregon farmers and Oregon communities."
- Sustainable Business Initiative at OSU: "The College of Business provides a distinctive educational and research program focused on sustainability so that students entering the business world understand that a sustainable business meets economic, social and environmental needs without compromising the future of any of them. The concepts of sustainability are integrated throughout our curriculum."
- Renewable Energy at OIT: "Renewable energy is a burgeoning industry, especially in Oregon, where public and private programs and incentives fuel rapid growth. Oregon Institute of Technology has long been an advocate and user of sustainable energy in the region. The Oregon Tech campus in Klamath Falls is the only geothermally heated university campus in America, and is home to the Geo-Heat Center, a national resource for geothermal development. OIT hosts the Oregon Renewable Energy Center (OREC), which conducts applied research on photovoltaic power systems, ground-source heating systems, fuel-cell systems, wind, biomass and integrated systems."
- Workforce Development: Lane Community College.
- The US Partnership for Education for Sustainable Development: Integrating sustainable development into education.
- Sustainable Oregon Schools Initiative: "Students in a sustainable school and school district learn these values and skills in the classroom, and through their interactions with the schoolâ€™s operations and the community. A new understanding and updated practices are imperative for a future in harmony with the natural systems that provide clean air and water; a future that honors the interdependence of economy, community and environment."
- National Conference of State Legislatures: "Many state economic development strategies are established for purposes of job creation or job retention, so gauging their effectiveness usually involves tracking positive and negative changes in employment. But a few states have sought new ways to measure employment environments beyond the number of jobs gained and lost."
- The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009: Education Jobs and Reform: "The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 ("the Act") was signed into law by President Barack Obama on Tuesday, February 17, 2009. This historic legislation seeks to immediately stimulate job creation during these challenging economic times by cutting taxes and investing hundreds of billions of dollars over the next two years in critical sectors such as energy, health care, infrastructure and education."
- Oregon Economic & Community Development Department: "Oregon is filled with diverse industries powered by like-minded companies that want to lead the way, and do. Solar cells. Green building. Semiconductor manufacturing. Sports apparel. Wind power. Oregon is one of only a handful of states to adopt CO2 emissions targets and aggressive renewable energy production goals. Sustainable thinking is part of who we are."
- Coos: "Oregon's Bay Area, which includes Coos Bay, North Bend and Charleston, serves as the trade and commercial center of Oregon's south coast. Home to the Oregon Coast's only commercial airport and a large deep-water port, it's the ideal location for business."
- Central Coast Economic Development Alliance: "The mission of Lincoln County is to provide essential public services, both legally required and locally desired, in an efficient, effective, and respectful manner."
- Klamath: "Sustainability may be the most exciting new tool in economic development since the advent of the internet, and it has major positive implications and advantages for the Klamath area."
- Southern Oregon Regional Economic Development Inc.: "Business assistance, expansion, and relocation services for Southern Oregon are provided by Southern Oregon Regional Economic Development, Inc. (SOREDI). As a private non-profit organization serving Jackson and Josephine Counties since 1987, we represent more than 100 private companies, public utilities, and local governments. SOREDI exists to help business create/sustain good jobs and diversify the economy of Southern Oregon."
- Tillamook: "We work closely with business, community and government partners to create an economic climate that allows businesses to succeed while maintaining the characteristics that make Tillamook County an ideal place in which to live, work, and play."
- Union: "At Union County Economic Development Corporation (UCEDC) our goals focus on community partnership and economic opportunity. Available land, a qualified labor force, a wide variety of parks and recreation options, Eastern Oregon University, the region's quality air and water, and a low crime rate all contribute to make Union Countyone of the most livable and business friendly counties in the region."
- Wallowa: "What Kind of Lifestyle Can We Expect Living in Such a Remote Place?"
- Albany/Millersburg: "The Albany-Millersburg economy remains one of the most stable and diverse in Oregon. Wood product manufacturing continues to dominate the economy in Linn County, however, metals manufacturing, agriculture,and secondary wood products support Albany-Millersburg's economy. Indicators of economic strength in the area include the location of several emerging industries, the expansion and globalization of many established manufacturers, strong service and retail sectors, and numerous new housing developments."
- Boardman/Port of Morrow: "Companies that call the Port of Morrow home know they made a smart business decision. Communities surrounding the industrial parks know that industry is good for the local economies, and leaders work hard to ensure that the Port remains a positive place for industry."
- Gresham: "Building CommunityÂ·Â·Practicing SustainabilityÂ·Â·Realizing Opportunity"
- Medford: "The Economic Development Office provides retention, expansion assistance to the local community, as well as support for new business locations, by providing one point of contact for development issues and inquiries."
- The Dalles/Port of The Dalles:
- Portland Development Commission: "The Portland Development Commissionâ€™s Vision is to be a catalyst for positive change in the creation of a world-class 21st Century city; a city in which economic prosperity, quality housing and employment opportunities are available to all."
- Salem: Urban Development Mission, "To provide for the sustainable expansion of the community's prosperity, measured in terms of jobs and income growth, human development, education, health, and environmental sustainability."
- Coquille Economic Development Corporation: "As the primary business arm of the Coquille Indian Tribe, we strive not just to establish long-term self-sufficiency for our Tribal Members, but also to form positive strategic partnerships with non-Tribal entities throughout the community and the region. Our multi-faceted operations are founded on core Coquille Tribal values: honesty, integrity and teamwork."