Advance SF is an organization made up of San Francisco’s leading employers dedicated to addressing issues that impact the ability of companies and individuals to prosper. Through education, advocacy, and research, the organization will establish itself as a meaningful partner in efforts to transform San Francisco into an affordable, thriving city with a good quality of life for all.
Advance SF is dedicated to promoting and fostering an effective, unified voice for the San Francisco community by working to support an equitable, resilient, and vibrant economy shared by all people working and living in San Francisco.
Engaging the full range of business, government, and community stakeholders, Advance SF seeks to enhance the meaningful involvement of the business community in addressing issues that impact the ability of people and businesses to prosper—including those associated with quality of life, public safety, economic and physical resilience, the environment, and access to economic and social opportunity.
To achieve these objectives, Advance SF actively educates public, business community, government stakeholders on the status of San Francisco’s economy—including where the economy is headed and how it might evolve, how governmental policy and decisions may encourage or hinder economic success, and topics elected leaders and the public should consider when contemplating and deciding on issues important to San Francisco’s well-being.
Serve as a reliable and credible source for expertise on matters impacting San Francisco’s economy and future through research, education, and communications.
Develop broad consensus on policy matters by convening businesses, associations, and community leaders, and identify common objectives on key issues.
Promote the ability of businesses to sustain a strong employee base, create new jobs, and assure continued economic vitality.
Promote a safe and healthy city for residents and employees by creating and supporting policies that address key issues such as affordable housing, adequate transportation and excellent schools.
Support sound, focused policies that allow the City to function in a manner that sustains a vibrant economy for all residents and businesses.