About Us

Our Mission

The Pennsylvania Economy League of Greater Pittsburgh (PELGP), the public policy research affiliate of the Allegheny Conference on Community Development, provides research and analysis on the most critical issues for our region’s competitiveness. The information we provide serves the business, civic and governmental leadership of southwestern Pennsylvania in support of improvements for living and doing business in the region.


  • Maintains a network of private leadership throughout the region to identify problems and opportunities
  • Provides research and analysis to identify best practices for public and private leadership
  • Develops consensus on programs and solutions that can improve the quality of life in the region by working in partnership with governmental, business and civic groups.