Net Zero Accelerator from USGBC-LA accepting #GreenBuilding startups
JUNE 21 DEADLINE: US Green Building Council-Los Angeles is accepting 10 pilot-ready startups with green building technologies into a new Net Zero Accelerator in Los Angeles. The deadline for applications...
Recap: SoCal Aerospace Council Meeting w/ Boeing
On June 12th, LAEDC’s SoCal Aerospace Council partnered with Boeing for a dynamic meeting around the future of satellites and commercialized space. Hosted by Cross Campus South Bay, sponsored by...
Looking back on LAEDC's continued partnership with California State University Dominguez Hills to shape the future of our local industries.
Over the past two years, The Los Angeles Economic Development Corporation and California State University Dominguez Hills have worked together to dive into burgeoning industries and topics that impact the everyday...
CA Fwd and California Stewardship Network integrating to power prosperity across state’s regions
Newly Strengthened Organization Will Promote Opportunities for All Californians and Improved Government Performance SACRAMENTO, CA. JUNE 11, 2019—California Forward (CA Fwd) announced today its integration with the California Stewardship Network...
LAEDC testifies about advanced transportation policy in Sacramento
Job creation in our advanced transportation sector was the focus as LAEDC’s Judy Kruger spoke to DMV rulemakers in Sacramento May 30th, on the topic of autonomous vehicle systems for...
DME Lunch+Learn Webinar w/ Sony
On Friday, May 24th, the Digital Media + Entertainment Council hosted a Lunch+Learn webinar with Joel Camarena, who manages global talent acquisition programs for Sony Pictures Entertainment. In his one...
Recap of Esports LAEDC Future Forum hosted by Riot Games
Those not familiar with the massive growth of esports and the integrated brand experiences cultivated by the industry were surprised by what they saw at the Riot Games esports studio...
SCE new $356M charging program will enable electric trucks, buses and other large vehicles
LAEDC’s e4 Mobility Alliance has for years supported the development of the local EV industry, so we are pleased to congratulate Southern California Edison (SCE) on a new $356 million...
Biggest Takeaways from Red Talk: The Future of the Supply Chain in LA County
Amid an era ripe with industry disruption, how are the most innovative leaders streamlining their businesses for success? On May 21st, the LAEDC continued an ongoing partnership with Bank of...
WTCLA's Stephen Cheung talks tariffs and investment into LA, on Mottek on Money
With the Select LA Investment Summit just around the corner, and the new FDI report for Southern California just released by World Trade Center LA (WTCLA), several media outlets are...
Future Forum: The Future of ManufacturingJune 26, 2019 9:00 am
Please save the date of June 26, 2019, and join LAEDC for the latest in our Future Forum series…
Partner EventsJune 28, 2019 12:00 am
Attend events of LAEDC's partners, related to our mission
24th Annual Eddy AwardsNovember 07, 2019 6:00 pm
Please save the date of November 7th 2019, and join LAEDC for the 24th Annual Eddy Awards Presented by…
LAEDC is a public-benefit nonprofit that works with business, education and government partners to collectively advance opportunity and prosperity for all the residents of the greater Los Angeles region. LAEDC does this by fostering growth of well-paying jobs in our key industries, and by preparing our residents for those opportunities.
Join us in our work fostering living-wage jobs in aerospace, advanced mobility, bioscience, digital media & entertainment and other key industries in the region. Help us work collectively to align workforce development with hiring in these industries, through our partnership in Center for a Competitive Workforce. Read LAEDC’s research to help inform your decisions pertaining to the future of the economy. Join in public policy advocacy that supports progress on these issues.
Voices from our Region
LA Metro adopting an entirely zero-emission fleet demonstrates that it is possible for leaders to support the local economy and job creation while still prioritizing public health and clean air. It’s a win-win.Stella Li, President of BYD Motorshttps://laedc.org/2017/10/24/electric-bus-jobs/
Every job created, every local business that prospers is a vaccination against harmful economic, environmental, and social determinants of health — and provides nutrients that strengthen individual and community total health.Jodie Lesh, Senior VP, Kaiser Permanentehttp://laedc.org/2016/08/20/jodie-lesh-health-outcomes-depend-heavily-jobs-economic-opportunity/
...Among the world’s 30 leading cities, L.A. ranks ranking #4 in the demographics and livability indicator, #1 in city brand, #5 in senior well-being, #6 in relocation attractiveness, #7 in entertainment and attractions, and #9 in the “Youthful Cities” Index.Mitra M. Best, PwChttp://laedc.org/2016/12/19/guest-los-angeles-business-pleasure-converge/
"As exemplified by LAEDC and its leadership, it is crucial that we work together as a region to make positive steps towards implementing cleaner energy practices."Rick Teebay, Program Manager, Office of Sustainability, County of Los Angeleshttp://laedc.org/2017/07/31/rick-teebay/