International Center for Appropriate and Sustainable Technology

Working Together

ICAST is an impact-driven 501(c)(3) nonprofit. As a partner organization to the TBL Fund, its mission is to provide economic, environmental, and social benefits to communities in a manner that builds local capacity.

ICAST delivers green solutions to positively impact local communities to preserve housing affordability, address climate change, and provide local jobs and workforce training to underserved populations. TBL Fund increases ICAST’s ability to serve by providing customized financing products, technical assistance, and innovative solutions for green upgrades at multifamily affordable housing and Indigenous communities.

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Social Impact

  • Preserving affordable housing.
  • Creating healthier & safer homes.
  • Investing in communities in a way that builds local capacity.
  • Educating people on the importance of sustainable resource use.

Economic Impact

  • Creating sustainable jobs.
  • Investing in local economies.
  • Increasing property values & profitability.
  • Saving households on their utility costs.

Environmental Impact

  • Reducing carbon emissions & mitigating the climate crisis.
  • Eliminating water waste.
  • Reducing pollution from energy production.
  • Preventing unnecessary development by preserving existing housing.

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