Sponsors

Thank You to our 2019 Sponsors

The Climate Leadership Conference team extends a special thanks to its sponsors, exhibitors and partners for sharing your leadership and commitment to substantive work on climate. We couldn’t make this program a reality without your generous support of the climate leadership cause.

Headline Sponsor

 Bloomberg Philanthropies

Bloomberg Philanthropies
Bloomberg Philanthropies works in 480 cities in more than 120 countries around the world to ensure better, longer lives for the greatest number of people. The organization focuses on five key areas for creating lasting change: Arts, Education, Environment, Government Innovation, and Public Health. Bloomberg Philanthropies encompasses all of Michael R. Bloomberg’s charitable activities, including his foundation and his personal giving. In 2018, Bloomberg Philanthropies distributed $767 million. bloomberg.org • Twitter: @BloombergDotOrg • Facebook: bloombergdotorg • Instagram: #bloombergdotorg • snapchat.com/add/bloombergdotorg •

Platinum Sponsor

IBM

IBM
IBM is the world’s leading cognitive solutions and cloud platform company for the enterprise. IBM creates value for clients through integrated solutions and products that leverage the full spectrum of data, the most advanced information technology, deep expertise in industries and business processes, a broad ecosystem of partners and alliances and the world’s premier industrial research labs. IBM applies analytics and cognitive solutions to its own operations increasing operational efficiency and reducing energy use. IBM also offers these innovative solutions to clients across all sectors enhancing their operational efficiency and helping meet their sustainability goals. ibm.com

Gold Sponsors

Natural Capital Partners

Natural Capital Partners
Natural Capital Partners delivers the solutions which enable companies to deliver an immediate positive impact on the climate, working with clients like Microsoft, PwC, Interface, Intuit and H&M to meet carbon neutral and 100% renewable energy targets, build resilient supply chains and demonstrate leadership on climate action. Through our comprehensive network of projects including forest conservation and creation, off-grid solar energy access, efficient cookstoves, clean water provision, and global portfolios of energy attribute certificates, our programs deliver emission reductions, renewable energy infrastructure, and sustainable development. Founded in 1997, Natural Capital Partners has offices in the US and Europe and works with more than 300 clients in 34 countries. naturalcapitalpartners.com

Environmental Defense Fund (EDF)

Environmental Defense Fund (EDF)
Environmental Defense Fund (edf.org), a leading international nonprofit organization, creates transformational solutions to the most serious environmental problems. EDF links science, economics, law, and innovative private-sector partnerships. business.edf.org/blogedf.org/blog • Twitter: @EDFbiz • Facebook: EnvDefenseFund

WSP

WSP
WSP is a leading professional services consultancy that brings together 48,000 strategic and technical experts across the globe. Leveraging our deep multidisciplinary expertise, local presence, and global perspective, we create comprehensive, sustainable solutions and designs that help our clients and their communities thrive. WSP’s innovative Future ReadyTM approach addresses long-term social and environmental trends to achieve lasting positive outcomes across sectors, geographies, and generations to come. wsp.com

Silver Sponsors

Natural Resources Canada (NRCan)

Natural Resources Canada (NRCan)
Natural Resources Canada (NRCan) seeks to enhance the responsible development and use of Canada’s natural resources and the competitiveness of Canada’s natural resources products. We are an established leader in science and technology in the fields of energy, forests, and minerals and metals. NRCan develops policies and programs that enhance the contribution of the natural resources sector to the economy and improve the quality of life for all Canadians. We also represent Canada at the international level to meet the country’s global commitments related to the sustainable development of natural resources. nrcan.gc.ca

Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E)

Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E)
Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) is one of the largest combined natural gas and electric energy companies in the United States. Based in San Francisco, 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. PG&E is also working to build climate resilience into its business along with the communities it serves. pgecorp.com/sustainabilitypgecurrents.com

Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E)

Sempra Energy
Sempra Energy is a Fortune 500 energy infrastructure company with 2017 revenues of $11.2 billion. Our 20,000 employees serve more than 40 million consumers worldwide. We meet the needs of a changing world by delivering cleaner energy, by building clean-transportation infrastructure, and by developing and delivering energy-related technology and services. By serving our customers and communities in this way, we ensure the sustainability of our business and position our company to meet the energy needs of future generations. sempra.com

Wells Fargo

Wells Fargo
Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE: WFC) is a diversified, community-based financial services company. Founded in 1852 and headquartered in San Francisco, Wells Fargo provides banking, investment and mortgage products and services, as well as consumer and commercial finance. With approximately 259,000 team members, Wells Fargo serves one in three households in the US. Wells Fargo has committed to work throughout its value chain – products, services, operations, culture, and strategic philanthropy -- to accelerate the transition to a low-carbon economy. In 2018 the company committed to provide $200 billion in financing to sustainable businesses and projects by 2030 with more than 50 percent focused on renewable energy, clean technology and green-building transactions. wellsfargo.com/environmentwf.com/category/environment/

Networking & Charging Station Sponsor

Bank of America

Bank of America
Bank of America is guided by a common purpose to help make financial lives better through the power of every connection, delivering on this through responsible growth focused on environmental, social and governance (ESG) leadership. ESG is embedded across our eight lines of business and reflects how we help fuel the global economy, build trust and credibility, and represent a company that people want to work for, invest in and do business with. It’s demonstrated in the inclusive and supportive workplace we create for our employees, the responsible products and services we offer our clients, and the impact we make around the world in helping local economies thrive. We value strong partnerships with nonprofits and advocacy groups to bring together our collective networks and expertise to achieve greater impact. about.bankofamerica.com • Twitter: @BofA_News

Conference App Sponsor

Southern California Edison

Southern California Edison
Southern California Edison continues to lead the transformation of the electric power industry, focusing on opportunities in clean energy, efficient electrification, grid of the future, and customer choice to strengthen and grow our business – while dealing with the challenge of our time, climate-change-driven wildfires. SCE has provided electric service in the region for more than 130 years and serves approximately 15 million people in a 50,000 square-mile area of central, coastal and Southern California. sce.com

Bronze Sponsors

Exelon

Exelon
Exelon Corporation (NYSE: EXC) is a Fortune 100 energy company with the largest number of electricity and natural gas customers in the U.S., generating 2017 revenue of $35.9 billion. Exelon serves approximately 10 million customers in Delaware, the District of Columbia, Illinois, Maryland, New Jersey and Pennsylvania through its Atlantic City Electric, BGE, ComEd, Delmarva Power, PECO and Pepco subsidiaries. Exelon generates more than 32,000 megawatts of nuclear, gas, wind, solar and hydroelectric generating capacity comprising one of the nation’s cleanest and lowest-cost power generation fleets. The company’s Constellation business unit provides energy products and services to approximately 2 million customers. exeloncorp.com • Twitter: @Exelon

IHS Markit

IHS Markit
IHS Markit (Nasdaq: INFO) is a world leader in critical information, analytics, and solutions for the major industries and markets that drive economies worldwide. The company delivers next-generation information, analytics and solutions to customers in business, finance and government, improving their operational efficiency and providing deep insights that lead to well-informed, confident decisions. IHS Markit has more than 50,000 business and government customers, including 80 percent of the Fortune Global 500 and the world’s leading financial institutions. Headquartered in London, IHS Markit is committed to sustainable, profitable growth. ihsmarkit.com

Ingersoll Rand

Ingersoll Rand
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 global business committed to a world of sustainable progress and enduring results. ingersollrand.com

Navigant

Navigant
With over 600 consultants, Navigant’s global Energy segment is the largest energy and sustainability consulting team in the industry, collaborating with energy companies, government and NGOs, large corporations, product manufacturers, and investors to help them thrive in a rapidly changing energy environment. Clients include the world’s 50 largest electric, water, and gas utilities; the 20 largest independent power generators; and the 20 largest gas distribution and pipeline companies. Navigant’s seasoned professionals and highly skilled specialists help clients transform their businesses, manage complexity and accelerate operational performance, meet compliance requirements, and transform systems as the energy transition accelerates. navigant.com/energy • Twitter: @NavigantEnergy

Exhibitors

CH2M, now Jacobs

CH2M, now Jacobs
Jacobs leads the global professional services sector delivering solutions for a more connected, sustainable world. With $15 billion in fiscal 2018 revenue and a talent force of more than 80,000, Jacobs provides a full spectrum of services including scientific, technical, professional and construction- and program-management for business, industrial, commercial, government and infrastructure sectors. jacobs.com • LinkedIn: company/jacobs • Twitter: @JacobsConnects • Facebook: JacobsConnects

Georgetown Climate Center

Georgetown Climate Center
Celebrating its 10th anniversary in 2019, the nonpartisan Georgetown Climate Center (GCC) works to advance effective climate and energy policies in the United States. Part of Georgetown University Law Center, GCC serves states and local communities working to cut carbon pollution and prepare for the consequences of climate change and works to inform the federal dialogue with lessons from those leading on climate mitigation and adaptation. GCC also facilitates the Transportation and Climate Initiative, a regional collaboration that seeks to improve transportation, develop the clean energy economy and reduce carbon emissions from the transportation sector. georgetownclimate.org

SCS Global

SCS Global
SCS Global Services is a global leader in third-party environmental and sustainability certification, auditing, and standards development. Through programs that serve a wide range of industries – from natural resource extraction (forestry, agriculture, mining) to business and consumer product manufacturing – we help companies achieve recognition for their outstanding performance and identify business solutions that support their sustainability objectives. SCS is a chartered benefit corporation, reflecting our commitment to socially and environmentally responsible business practices for more than three decades. Visit our website for a full list of green building certification and material transparency services. scsglobalservices.com

The Wilderness Society

The Wilderness Society
The Wilderness Society (TWS) is the leading conservation organization working to protect wilderness and inspire Americans to care for our wild places. Founded in 1935, and now with more than one million members and supporters, TWS has led the effort to permanently protect 109 million acres of wilderness and to ensure sound management of our shared national lands. TWS’ Energy & Climate Program is working to make our public lands part of the climate solution in the transition to a clean energy future. wilderness.org

Supporting Sponsors and Partners

Bonterra Organic Vineyards

Bonterra Organic Vineyards
Organically farmed and masterfully crafted, Bonterra Organic Vineyards epitomizes wines that are perfectly in tune with nature. A celebration of farm-fresh flavors, the portfolio features wines coaxed from the earth by careful farming practices carried out on a dynamic network of estate and partner farms throughout California. In addition to a widely available collection of organically farmed wines that includes Chardonnay, Sauvignon Blanc, Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Equinox Red and Rosé, Bonterra crafts a trio of sought-after single-vineyard offerings from estate Biodynamic® vineyards in Mendocino County, and The Elysian Collection Merlot, an elevated offering from organic grapes.
Bonterra.com

Clif Bar & Company

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 are committed to sustaining its business, brands, people, community and the planet. clifbar.com

Cox Printers

Cox Printers
We are your green printer! Our printing presses are partially powered by a solar array on our rooftop. Add two wind turbines, five honey beehives, along with dozens of plants and vegetables and you will see how different we are in our approach to business, we are simply better as a whole. We care about you, the environment and how we conduct ourselves every day. Whatever your business, we can fulfill your exact requirements. From complex full-color brochures to warehousing your company stock to direct mail campaigns that produce measurable results, we have a solution to fit your business. coxprinters.com

National Biodiesel Board

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 cases by 80 percent. biodiesel.org