Sponsors & Exhibitors
Bloomberg Philanthropies works 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 2016, Bloomberg Philanthropies distributed over half a billion dollars.
For more information, please visit www.bloomberg.org.
The Climate Registry:
The Climate Registry (TCR) is making global warming history. Our mission is to empower our generation to reduce its carbon footprint by helping organizations measure, track and manage their GHG emissions inventories. TCR operates the only voluntary carbon reporting program that is backed by U.S. state governments, provides hands-on support and service, and that generates transparent, consistent, and credible data needed to make reductions. TCR’s expertise is also utilized internationally to develop and implement GHG reporting and management programs outside of North America.
U.S. Climate Alliance:
In response to the U.S. federal government’s decision to withdraw the United States from the Paris Agreement on climate change, Governors Andrew Cuomo, Jay Inslee, and Jerry Brown created The United States Climate Alliance. This bi-partisan coalition of states is committed to the goal of reducing greenhouse gas emissions consistent with the goals of the Paris Agreement. Smart, coordinated state action can ensure that the United States continues to contribute to the global effort to address climate change.
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 goals.
Learn more at www.ibm.com.
Government of Canada:
Canada believes in the potential of the clean growth economy to create jobs and drive innovation today and for future generations. Environment and Climate Change Canada (ECCC) is a federal government department that helps move this forward – from spurring clean economic growth to ensuring a clean, safe and sustainable environment for Canadians from coast to coast to coast. ECCC’s programs focus on minimizing threats to Canadians from pollution; equipping Canadians to make informed decisions on weather, water, and climate conditions; helping to create well-paying middle-class jobs in the clean growth economy; and conserving and restoring Canada's natural environment.
To learn more visit www.canada.ca/en/environment-climate-change
Pacific Gas and Electric Company:
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.
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
WSP USA, formerly WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff, is the U.S. operating company of one of the world's leading engineering and professional services firms—WSP. Our engineers, technical experts, and strategic advisors help organizations manage risks and maximize opportunities related to health and safety, environment, energy, sustainability, climate change and water.
Learn more at www.wsp.com/en-GL
DTE Energy is a Detroit-based diversified energy company involved in the development and management of energy-related businesses and services nationwide. Its operating units include an electric utility serving 2.2 million customers in Southeastern Michigan and a natural gas utility serving 1.3 million customers in Michigan. The DTE Energy portfolio includes non-utility energy businesses focused on power and industrial projects, natural gas pipelines, gathering and storage, and energy marketing and trading. As one of Michigan's leading corporate citizens, DTE Energy is a force for growth and prosperity in the 450 Michigan communities it serves in a variety of ways, including philanthropy, volunteerism, and economic progress.
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
SC Johnson is a family company dedicated to innovative, high-quality products, excellence in the workplace and a long-term commitment to the environment and the communities in which it operates. Based in the USA, the company is one of the world’s leading manufacturers of household cleaning products and products for home storage, air care, pest control and shoe care, as well as professional products.
Learn more at www.scjohnson.com
Although we may be best known for our processors, we do so much more. We innovate to make amazing experiences possible for every person on Earth. We have a long history of leadership in corporate responsibility, and set ambitious goals and make strategic investments to drive improvements in environmental sustainability, supply chain responsibility, diversity and inclusion, and social impact. We drive to achieve the lowest environmental footprint possible for our global operations through energy conservation and green power purchases and empower others to find and promote ways to integrate smart and green technology solutions to reduce their own environmental impacts.
Learn more: www.intel.com/responsibility
Natural Capital Partners:
Natural Capital Partners is a world-leading provider of innovative solutions for positive impact on the world's Natural Capital – carbon, energy, water, biodiversity, and communities. Drawing upon 20 years' experience and expertise working with some of the world's most forward-thinking companies, we create solutions that work.
Learn more at www.naturalcapitalpartners.com.
At 3Degrees, our business is our mission. As a certified B Corporation, we connect people with cleaner energy on a massive scale — providing renewable energy and carbon offset solutions to Fortune 500 companies, utilities, universities, green building firms and other organizations that are working to make their services and operations more sustainable. Headquartered in San Francisco, 3Degrees serves clients around the world.
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
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.
Learn more at www.clifbar.com
Denver Department of Public Health & Environment:
As Denver's nationally accredited local public health agency, the Department of Public Health and Environment (DDPHE) is dedicated to advancing Denver's environmental and public health goals. DDPHE leads Denver’s climate mitigation and resilience planning, policy, and programs. When Denver released its original Climate Action Plan in 2007, the City became among the first large American cities to recognize the potential threats and broad-reaching impacts of climate change. Since then, the City has continued to lead in municipal climate planning through annual greenhouse gas inventories, innovative programs and policies, and community engagement.
Learn more at www.denvergov.org
Jacobs leads the global professional services sector delivering solutions for a more connected, sustainable world. With $15 billion in combined revenue and a talent force more than 74,000 strong, Jacobs provides a full spectrum of services including scientific, technical, professional and construction- and program-management for business, industrial, commercial, government and infrastructure sectors. CH2M became part of Jacobs on Dec 15, 2017.
Learn more at www.jacobs.com
SCS Global Services:
SCS Global Services is a global leader in third-party environmental and sustainability certification, auditing, and standards development. We have operating programs that serve a wide range of industries, from natural resource extraction to business and consumer product manufacturing, and we help companies achieve recognition for their outstanding performance, and identify business solutions that support sustainability objectives in the private and public sectors. In the climate services arena, we are accredited under internationally recognized standards to provide carbon footprint assessments, carbon offset validation and verification, and offer advanced climate accounting and life-cycle assessment. Consistent with our mission, we are a California Benefit Corporation, reflecting our commitment to socially and environmentally responsible business practices for more than three decades.
Learn more at www.scsglobalservices.com
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 energy development on our public lands part of the climate solution in the transition to a clean energy future.
Learn more at www.wilderness.org
Every day Xcel Energy powers millions of homes and businesses across eight Western and Midwestern States. Our commitment starts with the basics—our customers can count on us 24/7 to be there with safe, reliable and affordable energy. But, what we provide goes much deeper than that. We are a recognized industry leader in delivering renewable energy and in reducing carbon and other emissions, efforts that have put us on a path to a more sustainable energy future. Through a growing range of innovative solutions, we continue to empower our customers with a range of energy choices to support their goals and objectives.
Learn more at www.xcelenergy.com