Increasing community and regional leaders` understanding of how economic and environmental decisions can work hand in hand to bring a new vitality to Northwest Pennsylvania.

The Center for Economic and Environmental Development (CEED) is based in Allegheny College in Northwest Pennsylvania. CEED`s mission isto improve the quality of life in its region through initiatives whichtouch on watershed protection, educational outreach, sustainableindustry, sustainable agriculture, sustainable forestry, sustainableenergy, and community planning.