Sponsors & Exhibitors
The Climate Leadership Conference offers a powerful platform for collaboration. We thank our sponsors and supporters for contributing to this meaningful collaboration - connecting people, innovation, and opportunity.
Edison Energy is an independent advisory and services company with the capabilities to develop and integrate an array of energy solutions across supply and demand for the largest energy users nationwide. We work at the intersection of technology, policy, engineering, business and environmental objectives to enable clients to take full advantage of the value available to them in the energy marketplace today — and in the future. Our heritage, resources, experience and entrepreneurial business model provide insights and integration to deliver Energy-as-a-Service.
Learn more at www.edisonenergy.com
Exelon Corporation is the nation’s leading competitive energy provider. Headquartered in Chicago, Exelon does business in 48 states, the District of Columbia and Canada. Exelon is one of the largest competitive U.S. power generators, operating one of the nation’s cleanest and lowest-cost power generation fleets. The company’s Constellation business provides energy products and services to approximately 2 million residential, public sector and business customers, including more than two-thirds of the Fortune 100. Exelon’s utilities deliver electricity and natural gas to more than 7.8 million customers in central Maryland (BGE), northern Illinois (ComEd) and southeastern Pennsylvania (PECO).
Learn more at www.exeloncorp.com
Sempra Energy is a Fortune 500 energy services holding company serving more than 32 million consumers worldwide. Our focus is to enhance shareholder value and meet customer needs by sustaining the financial strength, operational flexibility and skilled workforce needed to succeed in rapidly changing market conditions.
We believe that demand for lower-carbon sources of energy will continue to rise. As a result, our business model prioritizes the development of low- and zero-carbon energy resources. Together with energy efficiency programs and innovation, we are prepared to meet the energy needs of our customers well into the future.
Learn more at www.SempraEnergy.com
Pacific Gas & Electric
Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) is one of the largest combined natural gas and electric utilities in the United States. Based in San Francisco, with more than 23,000 employees, PG&E delivers some of the nation’s cleanest energy to nearly 16 million people in Northern and Central California. PG&E offers a full portfolio of options to help customers save energy and reduce their carbon footprint, including leading programs for energy efficiency, demand response and solar installations.
Renewable Choice Energy
Renewable Choice Energy is a global pioneer in renewable energy and carbon-reducing solutions for commercial, industrial, and institutional buyers (C&I) with the mission to make it ever easier for all organizations to embrace clean, renewable energy. To date, Renewable Choice’s clients have added more than a gigawatt of new wind and solar capacity to the U.S. grid. The company has an international portfolio of customizable products and services including energy attribute certificates (EACs), carbon offsets, and power purchase agreements (PPAs), and is the exclusive North American partner to CDP on offsite clean energy purchasing.
To learn more visit www.renewablechoice.com
S&P Global Ratings
S&P Global Ratings, a division of S&P Global Inc. (NYSE: SPGI), is a leading provider of credit ratings. With more than 1.1 million credit ratings outstanding, approximately 1,400 credit analysts and a presence in 28 countries, we offer a unique combination of global coverage and local insight.
To learn more visit www.spglobal.com/rating
Natural Capital Partners
Natural Capital Partners (naturalcapitalpartners.com) works with clients including Microsoft, H&M, Sky, M&S and Bain & Co, to combine business success with positive impact on the environment and society. Through collaboration with global project partners, the development of innovative solutions, and understanding the specific goals of its clients, the company delivers a broad range of products and services for carbon emissions, renewable energy, water stewardship and biodiversity conservation in direct operations, consumer markets and supply chains – the world’s natural capital.
Natural Capital Partners was founded in 1997 and has offices in the US and UK, and more than 300 clients in 34 countries.
Learn more at www.naturalcapitalpartners.com
United Airlines and United Express operate more than 4,500 flights a day to 339 airports across five continents. United is a leader in the advancement and use of sustainable aviation biofuel, making history in commercial aviation with its partnership with AltAir Fuels to bring commercial-scale, cost-competitive renewable jet fuel to its Los Angeles hub in 2016. United remains committed to operating a more environmentally sustainable and responsible airline, continuously looking for ways to reduce their footprint in the air, on the ground and at their facilities.
Learn more about United Airlines Eco-Skies at www.united.com
ACRE Investment Management
ACRE Investment Management (AIM) is the parent company to four conservation projects working in concert to drive conservation through reforestation and restoration on a scale that will stem climate change, restore biodiversity, clean and preserve water resources, and empower individual consumers to drive restoration within their daily business transactions. AIM’s four projects are Big River Cottonwood Nursery, Forest Green, GreenTrees, and Conservation+. AIM is the ideal partner for businesses desiring a reduced carbon footprint, a new channel for engaging consumers, or an opportunity to demonstrate a strong commitment to environmental stewardship.
Learn more at www.acre-investment.com.
Environmental stewardship is one of the four pillars of Caesars Code of Commitment and represents our promise to preserve the planet for current and future generations. To carry out this promise, we initiated CodeGreen in 2008. CodeGreen is our organization-wide, multi-year strategy to identify, monitor, measure, assess, manage and reduce our material impacts on the environment. This consistent, structured, data-driven and disciplined environmental program leverages the passion of our employees, as well as engages our guests and suppliers.
Learn more at www.caesarsentertainment.com
As the leading professional services firm delivering sustainable solutions to our clients’ complex challenges, CH2M advances the quality and standard of living for people everywhere. At US$5.4 billion in revenue, the firm has offices in 50 countries and 22,000 employees who provide consulting, design, engineering, project management, and delivery of vital infrastructure and resources. CH2M ranks among Ethisphere’s World’s Most Ethical Companies; as number one in environmental consulting and program management by Engineering News-Record; and among sustainability leaders by independent analyst firm Verdantix. In 2015, CH2M received the Stockholm Water Prize for pioneering water conservation and reuse technologies.
Learn more at www.ch2m.com
Ingersoll Rand advances the quality of life by creating comfortable, sustainable and efficient environments. Our people and our family of brands — including Club Car®, Ingersoll Rand®, Thermo King® and Trane® — work together to enhance the quality and comfort of air in homes and buildings; transport and protect food and perishables; and increase industrial productivity and efficiency. We are a $13 billion global business committed to a world of sustainable progress and enduring results.
Learn more at www.ingersollrand.com
National Biodiesel Board
The National Biodiesel Board is the national trade association representing America's first Advanced Biofuel. The group works to create sustainable biodiesel industry growth through education, communication, governmental affairs, technical and quality assurance programs. Serving as the coordinating body for research and development in the US, the National Biodiesel Board is comprised of state, national, and international feedstock and feedstock processor organizations, biodiesel suppliers, fuel marketers and distributors, and technology providers. Biodiesel follows nature’s blueprint for storing solar energy in renewable oils. These renewable oils recycle carbon. Using biodiesel to displace petroleum can reduce greenhouse gases by 80 percent.
Learn more at www.biodiesel.org
Ramboll is a leading engineering, design and consultancy company employing 13,000 experts. We work across the areas of Buildings, Transport, Planning and Urban Design, Water, Environment and Health, Energy, Oil and Gas, and Management Consulting. Our global presence includes strong representation in the Nordics, the UK, North America, the Middle East and Asia-Pacific. We constantly strive to achieve inspiring and exacting solutions that make a genuine difference to our clients, end-users and society as a whole.
Learn more at www.ramboll.com
WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff is one of the world’s leading engineering and professional services consulting firms. We provide services to transform the built environment and restore the natural environment; our expertise ranges from environmental remediation to urban planning and from engineering iconic buildings to creating innovations that reduce environmental impact. For over two decades, our Sustainability and Energy team has supported clients to develop sustainability programs, manage energy, GHG, and other resources, establish reduction goals and strategies, and create external communications aligned with GRI, CDP, and other frameworks. Learn more at wsp-pb.com/sustain.
Learn more at www.wsp-pb.com/sustain
Clif Bar & Company
Clif Bar & Company is a leading maker of nutritious and organic foods and drinks for people on-the-go, including CLIF® Bar energy bar, LUNA®, The Whole Nutrition Bar for Women®; and CLIF Kid®, Nourishing Kids in Motion®. Focused on sports nutrition and healthy snacks, the family and employee owned company is committed to sustaining its business, brands, people, community and the planet.
Learn more at www.clifbar.com
EcoMedia was founded in 2001 by social entrepreneur Paul Polizzotto with a mission to harness the power of advertising dollars to effect positive social change. Through EcoMedia's EcoAd, EducationAd, and WellnessAd programs, advertisers support some of the nation’s most effective nonprofits by funding critical environmental, education, health and wellness and veterans’ programs. EcoMedia's innovative and proprietary business models have reimagined the advertising and philanthropy landscapes, catalyzing the ordinary commercial – and media, in general – into tangible social impact and enabling everyone to contribute to a healthy and sustainable world.
Fetzer Vineyards has been a pioneer in sustainable practices for decades with a long list of achievements that include: The first California winery to operate on 100% renewable energy in 1999, the first wine company to publicly report greenhouse gas emissions with the Climate Registry in 2005, the first Zero Waste certified wine company in the world in 2014, and the largest organic wine grape grower in the U.S. certified by CCOF. Now, we look toward the future. We’re proud to announce our new B Corp certification, the highest standard for social and environmental responsibility in business. Moreover, Fetzer is implementing a new regenerative business strategy–a promise, if you will–that aims to move the organization beyond its history of sustainability toward creating a positive impact in the environment and in our communities.
Learn more at www.fetzer.com
Four Twenty Seven
Four Twenty Seven (www.427mt.com) is an award-winning, mission-driven company dedicated to building climate resilience through social innovation. Four Twenty Seven focuses on helping its clients understand how climate change will impact them so they can build awareness, mitigate risk, and identify new resilience opportunities. We serve federal agencies and municipalities, nonprofits, and large corporations with complex supply chains and operations. Four Twenty Seven earned Climate Change Business Journal Awards for our work on corporate resilience (2014) and climate change and health (2015) and took first prize in the ESRI Human Health and Climate Change Challenge (2015). The company was founded in 2012 and is headquartered in Berkeley, California.
SCS Global Services
SCS Global Services has been providing global leadership in third-party environmental and sustainability certification, auditing, testing, and standards development for over 30 years. We are a leader in carbon footprint assessment, life cycle assessment and carbon offset validation and verification. Our programs span across industries, recognizing achievements in greenhouse gas reduction activities, responsible forestry, green building, product neutrality programs, product manufacturing and more. We are accredited under a wide range of nationally and internationally recognized standards. Consistent with our mission, we are a California Benefit Corporation, reflecting our commitment to socially and environmentally responsible business practices.
Learn more at www.scsglobalservices.com
Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.
Founded in 1980, Sierra Nevada Brewing Co. is one of America’s premier craft breweries, highly regarded for using only the finest quality ingredients. The pioneering spirit that launched Sierra Nevada now spans both coasts with breweries in Chico, California and Mills River, North Carolina. Sierra Nevada has set the standard for craft brewers worldwide with innovations in the brewhouse as well as advances in sustainability. Sierra Nevada has set the standard for artisan brewers worldwide as a winner of numerous awards for a wide variety of beers and ales, including the legendary Pale Ale.s.
Learn more at www.sierranevada.com