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Participant Organizations

The following is a list of representative organizations already confirmed to attend the 2014 Climate Strategies Forum. This list will be updated on a regular basis.

> Altenex
> American Energy Assets
> American Meteorological
> American University
> Baker & McKenzie
> Bank of America
> Banner Health
> BioCarbon
> Bloomberg BNA
> Bostonia Partners
> BT
> Caesars Entertainment
> Cameron-Cole, LLC
> Center for Climate and
Energy Solutions (C2ES)
> Center for Resource Solutions
> Ceres
> City of Aspen
> City of Fort Lauderdale
> Climate Data Solutions, LLC
> ClimateWire
> Concurrent Technologies Corporation
> Constellation
> CRedit360
> District Department of General Services
> District Department of the Environment
> East Meets West Solutions, LLC
> Ecology and Environment, Inc.
> EcoShift
> EMC Corporation
> Ernst & Young
> Exelon Corporation
> Exxon Mobil Corporation
> First Solar
> Four Twenty Seven LLC
> Fulcrum Connection LLC
> Genzyme
> George Washington University
> Greater Bridgeport
Regional Council
> Hitachi Consulting
> Holland & Knight
> HP
> Humphrey Fellowship
> ICF International
> ICLEI-Local Governments for
Sustainability USA
> Ingersoll Rand/Trane
> John Deere
> Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
> LG Electronics
> Lockheed Martin
> Mars
> Marstel-Day
> Merck
> National Archives &
Records Administration
> National Capital
Planning Commission
> National Park Service
> National Renewable
Energy Laboratory
> National Science Foundation
> Natural Awakenings Magazine
> NativeEnergy
> Noblis
> Northrop Grumman
> Old Dominion University
> Peace Corps
> Port of San Diego
> PRe
> PricewaterhouseCoopers
> Project Performance Corporation
> Republic Services
> Re:Sustain
> RS&H
> Ruby Canyon Engineering
> San Diego Gas & Electric
> San Francisco Department
of Environment
> Schneider Electric
> Sealed Air Corporation
> SolarCity
> Sprint
> Stanford Woods Institute
for the Environment
> Sterling Planet
> SunPower Corporation
> Tennessee Valley Authority
> TerraPass
> The Boeing Company
> The CarbonNeutral Company
> The Climate Reality Project
> The Coca-Cola Company
> The Guardian
> The Hartford
> The Nature Conservancy
> The Sustainability Consortium
> U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
> U.S. Department of Agriculture
> U.S. Department of Energy
> U.S. Department of Homeland Security
> U.S. Department of the Interior
> U.S. Department of Transportation
> U.S. Department of the Treasury
> U.S. Department of
Veterans Affairs
> U.S. Environmental
Protection Agency
> U.S. Forest Service
> U.S. Global Change
Research Program
> U.S. Green Building Council
> U.S. National Aeronautics and
Space Administration (NASA)
> U.S. National Oceanic and
Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)
> U.S. Postal Service 
> Union of Concerned Scientists
> University of California-Irvine
> University of Colorado-Colorado Springs
> University of Connecticut
> University of Pennsylvania
> University of Wisconsin
> URS Corporation
> USC Sea Grant
> Verified Carbon Standard
> Vincent Roa Group
> Vinson & Elkins LLP
> Washington Gas
> Waste Management
> Wells Fargo
> WGL Holdings, Inc.
> White House Council on
Environmental Quality
> White House Executive
Office of the President
> Winrock International
> World Bank
> World Resources Institute
> World Wildlife Fund
> WSP Group USA

About the Forum

The Association of Climate Change Officers proudly launches its inaugural Climate Strategies Forum in conjunction with the recent publication of Core Competencies for Climate Change Officers (version 1.0). The Forum will feature prominent leaders from across sectors in a plenary format, and a series of half-day bootcamps aligned with the core competencies. Plenary sessions will focus on climate and energy, and bootcamps will focus on topics including adaptation planning, implementing change management schemes, implementing a GHG management structure, and building a public-private partnership project.

Training, Education and Networking for Climate Professionals Across Sectors

The Climate Strategies Forum features a number of in depth training bootcamps, as well as a variety of other educational activities including roundtable discussions, ACCO working group meetings, facilities tours and panel discussions. Registrants will be able to customize their experience using the scheduling tools in the registration process.

Whether you are a climate change officer, sustainability or environmental professional, or an working in areas affected by climate change issues such as supply chain strategies or facilities management, the Climate Strategies Forum provides the premier professional development and networking activities.

Bank CCO Certification Credits

The recent publication by ACCO of Core Competencies for Climate Change Officers and Professionals will lead to the launch of the CCO CertificationTM  in 2014.

Forum participants will earn credits and gain valuable skills required for the CCO CertificationTM over the course of four days these credits will include foundational and organizational knowledge credits as referenced at http://competencies.ACCOonline.org.

CCO Roundtables and Career Advice

Looking to make a move within your organization or to another opportunity? Want guidance on tackling a particular challenge? During "CCO Roundtables," climate professionals will share their experience and wisdom with you.

Meet with climate leaders (including ACCO board and advisory board members) and consulting experts on Monday, May 12 during the CCO Roundtables session.

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