Mission & Vision

Arizona Forward brings business and civic leaders together to improve the environmental sustainability and economic vitality of the place we call home.

Our collective influence helps ensure healthy communities through smart growth and development, efficient transportation, improved air quality, responsible water management, energy alternatives and meaningful education throughout Arizona.




  • Grand Canalscape Initiative
    Read the Arizona Republic's "Canal at Crossroad" article including why Arizona Forward is proud to steward this game-changing initiative that presents a significant opportunity to boldly shape our built environment. 

  • Moving Arizona Forward in 2015
    Our annual Nov/Dec supplement in AZBusiness Magazine is out on stands! This year's issue features a President's Message, Canalscape efforts, improving transportation infrastructure and the impact of wildfires on Arizona. 

  • Guest Blog
    CAP Board President Pamela Pickard has authored to "set the record straight" about a couple of inaccuracies about Arizona's water supplies that were published in mid-June 2014 in a New York Times article

Academic Resources