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Ford Motor Company

Ford Motor Company is a 118-year-old automotive company committed to helping build a better world where every person is free to move and pursue their dreams. Ford is committed to a sustainable future for our shared planet, often veering from the status quo to help change our world for the better.

Ford Motor Company is a 118-year-old automotive company committed to helping build a better world where every person is free to move and pursue their dreams. Ford is committed to a sustainable future for our shared planet, often veering from the status quo to help change our world for the better.

Siemens US

Siemens Corporation is a U.S. subsidiary of Siemens AG, a global technology powerhouse that has stood for engineering excellence, innovation, quality, reliability and internationality for more than 170 years. As a focused technology company, we combine the real and the digital worlds and help customers to meet the great challenges of our time. Our businesses and local organizations enjoy the entrepreneurial freedom to serve their customers and markets in the best way possible, the structure is geared toward creating value for customers, creating technology with purpose and thus changing the lives for billions of people for the better. We create technology to transform the everyday.

Siemens Corporation is a U.S. subsidiary of Siemens AG, a global technology powerhouse that has stood for engineering excellence, innovation, quality, reliability and internationality for more than 170 years.

Watershed

Watershed helps companies get to net zero carbon faster. Built on modern tools and technology infrastructure, the Watershed platform allows companies to model their full carbon footprint, reduce carbon wherever possible, fund carbon removal, and report their efforts. Watershed is comprised of technologists, climate advocates, and entrepreneurs, and is backed by Sequoia and Kleiner Perkins.

Watershed helps companies get to net zero carbon faster. Built on modern tools and technology infrastructure, the Watershed platform allows companies to model their full carbon footprint, reduce carbon wherever possible, fund carbon removal, and report their efforts.

Food Rescue US

Food Rescue US, a national nonprofit organization, is a leader in reducing both hunger and food waste by connecting the vast amount of fresh surplus food with the critical hunger demand.

Through their app, Food Rescue US provides the platform for volunteer rescuers to directly transfer excess food from businesses to agencies that feed the food insecure. By recovering food that would otherwise be wasted, Food Rescue US is keeping this food from ending up in landfill where it decomposes, creating methane gas that warms the planet.

Since 2011, Food Rescue US has launched 34 locations across the country, providing 75 million meals and keeping 97 million pounds of food out of landfills.

 

Food Rescue US, a national nonprofit organization, is a leader in reducing both hunger and food waste by connecting the vast amount of fresh surplus food with the critical hunger demand.

Patagonia

We’re in business to save our home planet. Founded by Yvon Chouinard in 1973, Patagonia is an outdoor apparel company based in Ventura, California. A certified B Corporation, the company is recognized internationally for its commitment to product quality and environmental activism — and its contributions of more than $145 million in grants and in-kind donations to date.

Patagonia is an outdoor apparel company based in Ventura, California. A certified B Corporation, the company is recognized internationally for its commitment to product quality and environmental activism — and its contributions of more than $145 million in grants and in-kind donations to date.

Indigo Agriculture

Indigo Ag improves grower profitability, environmental sustainability, and consumer health through the use of natural microbiology and digital technologies. The company’s scientific discoveries and digital platforms benefit stakeholders across the agricultural ecosystem, including tens of thousands of growers across millions of acres.

Working across the supply chain, Indigo Ag is furthering its mission of harnessing nature to help farmers sustainably feed the planet. Indigo Ag is headquartered in Boston, MA, with additional offices in Memphis, TN;Research Triangle Park, NC;Sao Paulo, Brazil;and Basel, Switzerland.

Indigo Ag improves grower profitability, environmental sustainability, and consumer health through the use of natural microbiology and digital technologies.

Women in Climate Tech

Women in Climate Tech empowers and amplifies the voices of women, and non-binary individuals, in climate tech, working to solve the biggest challenge of our time. Its members include engineers, executives, communicators, policy specialists, investors, and business leaders worldwide, all working to combat climate change.

Women in Climate Tech empowers and amplifies the voices of women, and non-binary individuals, in climate tech, working to solve the biggest challenge of our time.

Fix, Grist's Solutions Lab

Fix was founded on a simple premise: Promising solutions to the climate crisis exist — they just haven’t yet gained sufficient momentum.

We’re here to change that. At the heart of what we do are visionaries — we call them Fixers — whose bold ideas are powering real, tangible progress. Through our storytelling, we amplify their voices to a diverse audience hungry for change.

Through our Fixer network, we foster collaboration on the big ideas that can get us there faster. And through our live events, we lay the foundation for the kind of creative thinking needed to move the needle.

Fix was founded on a simple premise: Promising solutions to the climate crisis exist — they just haven’t yet gained sufficient momentum. We’re here to change that. At the heart of what we do are visionaries — we call them Fixers — whose bold ideas are powering real, tangible progress.

Schroders

Schroders is a world-class asset manager with a unique 215-year family-ownership history and a pioneering investment philosophy.

We manage over $785 billion and through a global network of over 37 locations we aim to assist retail, institutional investors and Defined Contribution plans solve for a range of outcomes with excellence in traditional equity and fixed income, sustainability & impact, as well as distinctive illiquid investments such as private equity, private debt, real estate, and infrastructure.

Global heritage. Advanced thinking. Differentiated alpha. That’s Schroders.

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Schroders is a world-class asset manager with a unique 215-year family-ownership history and a pioneering investment philosophy.

The Climate Service

We are a team of climate scientists, technologists, economists, data scientists and finance professionals, dedicated to creating a climate risk analytics software platform unparalleled in performance, scalability and ease-of-use.

The Climate Service is backed by an Advisory Board including 4 IPCC Nobel Prize winning scientists, and strategic partners including Aon, IBM, the AICPA, and LMI Consulting.

Our goal is to help investors, companies and communities to understand their risks from the changing climate, and the opportunities from the transition to a low-carbon economy.

Our mission is to embed climate risk data into every decision on the planet, and facilitate the world’s transition to a lower carbon economy.

We are a team of climate scientists, technologists, economists, data scientists and finance professionals, dedicated to creating a climate risk analytics software platform unparalleled in performance, scalability and ease-of-use.

Salesforce

Salesforce is the global leader in CRM, bringing companies and customers together in the digital age. Founded in 1999, Salesforce enables companies of every size and industry to take advantage of powerful technologies—cloud, mobile, social, voice, and artificial intelligence—to connect to their customers in a whole new way. Salesforce is committed to a set of core values—trust, customer success, innovation, and equality of every human being. Companies trust Salesforce to help them transform their businesses around the customer in this digital-first world.

Salesforce is the global leader in CRM, bringing companies and customers together in the digital age. Founded in 1999, Salesforce enables companies of every size and industry to take advantage of powerful technologies—cloud, mobile, social, voice, and artificial intelligence—to connect to their customers in a whole new way.

OneTrust

OneTrust ESG simplifies the gathering, storing and assessing of your company's ESG (Environment, Social and Governance) data and metrics.

OneTrust ESG comes with a powerful assessment platform, that helps identify and track both internal and third-party risks and manage ESG goals to make a successful ESG program.

OneTrust ESG is a part of OneTrust, the #1 most widely used privacy, security and governance platform used by more than 10,000 customers and powered by 150 awarded patents. To learn more, visit OneTrust.com or connect on LinkedIn.

OneTrust ESG simplifies the gathering, storing and assessing of your company's ESG (Environment, Social and Governance) data and metrics.

Saint-Gobain

Saint-Gobain designs, manufactures and distributes materials and solutions for the construction, mobility, healthcare and other industrial application markets. Developed through a continuous innovation process, they can be found everywhere in our living places and daily life, providing wellbeing, performance and safety, while addressing the challenges of sustainable construction, resource efficiency and the fight against climate change. This strategy of responsible growth is guided by the Saint-Gobain purpose, “MAKING THE WORLD A BETTER HOME”, which responds to the shared ambition of all the women and men in the Group to act every day to make the world a more beautiful and sustainable place to live in. €38.1 billion in sales in 2020 More than 167,000 employees, located in 70 countries Committed to achieving Carbon Neutrality by 2050

Saint-Gobain designs, manufactures and distributes materials and solutions for the construction, mobility, healthcare and other industrial application markets. Developed through a continuous innovation process, they can be found everywhere in our living places and daily life, providing wellbeing, performance and safety, while addressing the challenges of sustainable construction, resource efficiency and the fight against climate change.

Benecomms

Business possesses incredible potential to meet the challenge of climate change. But only by working very fast and very hard. And communication is critical in this effort.

Benecomms is a creative agency helping organizations collaborate and communicate to combat climate change and facilitate the most complex change management exercise the world has ever seen.

From marketing for startups to thought leadership for multinationals, Benecomms supports clients in climate risk, professional services, solar, geospatial mapping, oceans, and weather data, and our work has received international accolades, including a MarComm Gold, PR Daily Email Marketing and Social Media Awards.

 

Benecomms is a creative agency helping organizations collaborate and communicate to combat climate change and facilitate the most complex change management exercise the world has ever seen.

Project Drawdown

Since the 2017 publication of the New York Times bestseller Drawdown, the organization has emerged as a leading resource for information and insight about climate solutions. We continue to develop that resource by conducting rigorous review and assessment of climate solutions, creating compelling and human communication across media, and partnering with efforats to accelerate climate solutions globally.

Cities, universities, corporations, philanthropies, policymakers, communities, educators, activists, and more turn to Project Drawdown as they look to advance effective climate action. We aim to support the growing constellation of efforts to move climate solutions forward and move the world toward drawdown—as quickly, safely, and equitably as possible.

 

A 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, Project Drawdown is funded by individual and institutional donations.

Founded in 2014, Project Drawdown® is a nonprofit organization that seeks to help the world reach “drawdown”—the future point in time when levels of greenhouse gases in the atmosphere stop climbing and start to steadily decline.

The Climate Museum

The Climate Museum is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit currently scaling out to a year-round presence in New York City. Its mission is to inspire action on the climate crisis with programming across the arts and sciences that deepens understanding, builds connections, and advances just solutions. The Museum has created an activist cultural approach to community engagement with climate, broadening the climate movement with an emphasis on community, justice, equity, and inclusion.

 

 

 

The Climate Museum is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit currently scaling out to a year-round presence in New York City. Its mission is to inspire action on the climate crisis with programming across the arts and sciences that deepens understanding, builds connections, and advances just solutions.

1854 Media & BJP

1854 Media is a multi-award-winning digital media company that sits at the intersection of photography and everything and creator of the British Journal of Photography, the world’s longest-running photography title, which has been showcasing pioneers of the art form since 1854. It has also created internationally renowned photography awards – including OpenWallsPortrait of Britain™, Female in FocusBJP International Photography Award, and Portrait of Humanity™ all of which aim to discover and promote new talent.

1854 Media is a multi-award-winning digital media company that sits at the intersection of photography and everything and creator of the British Journal of Photography, the world’s longest-running photography title, which has been showcasing pioneers of the art form since 1854.

Informa Markets

Informa Markets connects buyers and sellers, creating trade platforms for over a dozen markets, including Fashion, Nutrition, Construction, and many more. Our platforms help businesses network, discover products, trade, and grow through major exhibitions, virtual events, online marketplaces, specialist content and data services.

Informa Markets connects buyers and sellers, creating trade platforms for over a dozen markets, including Fashion, Nutrition, Construction, and many more. Our platforms help businesses network, discover products, trade, and grow through major exhibitions, virtual events, online marketplaces, specialist content and data services.

NYC & Company

NYC & Company is the official destination marketing organization and convention and visitors bureau for the five boroughs of New York City. Our mission is to maximize travel and tourism opportunities throughout the City, build economic prosperity and spread the dynamic image of NYC around the world. For all there is to do and see in New York City, visit nycgo.com.

NYC & Company is the official destination marketing organization and convention and visitors bureau for the five boroughs of New York City. Our mission is to maximize travel and tourism opportunities throughout the City, build economic prosperity and spread the dynamic image of NYC around the world.

Climate Week NYC

Climate Week NYC, taking place September 20-26, returns for 2021 with a focus on fulfilling and increasing commitments made by businesses, governments, and organizations. It is the time and place where the world gathers to showcase leading climate action and discuss how to do more, fast.
Hosted annually by international non-profit the Climate Group in partnership with the United Nations, and in conjunction with COP26 and the City of New York, Climate Week NYC is a global opportunity to come together to accelerate climate action and assess progress ahead of COP26.

Climate Week NYC, taking place September 20-26, returns for 2021 with a focus on fulfilling and increasing commitments made by businesses, governments, and organizations. It is the time and place where the world gathers to showcase leading climate action and discuss how to do more, fast.Hosted annually by international non-profit the Climate Group in partnership with the United Nations, and in conjunction with COP26 and the City of New York, Climate Week NYC is a global opportunity to come together to accelerate climate action and assess progress ahead of COP26.

Junk Kouture

Junk Kouture, an integrated media and entertainment company is the world's first sport for creative teens, as they compete on global arena stages in fashion they have created entirely from everyday junk. Celebrating diversity, inclusivity, and equality, this is the world's largest sustainable fashion competition for youth-driven by a schedule of competitions and events across multiple markets including New York City, London, Abu Dhabi, Paris, Milan and Dublin.

Junk Kouture, an integrated media and entertainment company is the world's first sport for creative teens, as they compete on global arena stages in fashion they have created entirely from everyday junk. Celebrating diversity, inclusivity, and equality, this is the world's largest sustainable fashion competition for youth-driven by a schedule of competitions and events across multiple markets including New York City, London, Abu Dhabi, Paris, Milan and Dublin.

The Hidden Sea

We exist for socially conscious consumers who love great tasting wine,
and want to feel a part of something bigger than themselves. We remove and recycle 10 plastic bottles from oceans and rivers for every bottle of wine we sell. WHY DO WE DO THIS? Because we want to leave the world better than it was when we came in, and our wines carry a heritage born from the sea.

We exist for socially conscious consumers who love great tasting wine,
 and want to feel a part of something bigger than themselves. We remove and recycle 10 plastic bottles from oceans and rivers for every bottle of wine we sell. WHY DO WE DO THIS? Because we want to leave the world better than it was when we came in, and our wines carry a heritage born from the sea.

Sing for Hope

Founded in New York City in 2006, Sing for Hope partners with hundreds of community-based organizations, mobilizes thousands of artists in creative service, and produces artist-created Sing for Hope Pianos across the US and around the world. The official Cultural Partner of the World Summit of Nobel Peace Laureates, Sing for Hope champions art for all because we believe the arts have an unmatched capacity to uplift, unite, and heal.

Founded in New York City in 2006, Sing for Hope partners with hundreds of community-based organizations, mobilizes thousands of artists in creative service, and produces artist-created Sing for Hope Pianos across the US and around the world. The official Cultural Partner of the World Summit of Nobel Peace Laureates, Sing for Hope champions art for all because we believe the arts have an unmatched capacity to uplift, unite, and heal.

Broadway Green Alliance

The Broadway Green Alliance (BGA) is an industry-wide initiative that educates, motivates, and inspires the entire theatre community and its patrons to implement environmentally friendlier practices on Broadway and beyond.

As a community of industry and environmental professionals connected by the shared goal of normalizing greening practices on Broadway and beyond, the BGA has successfully implemented significant sustainability reform at the forefront of the industry since its inception in 2008.

The Broadway Green Alliance (BGA) is an industry-wide initiative that educates, motivates, and inspires the entire theatre community and its patrons to implement environmentally friendlier practices on Broadway and beyond. As a community of industry and environmental professionals connected by the shared goal of normalizing greening practices on Broadway and beyond, the BGA has successfully implemented significant sustainability reform at the forefront of the industry since its inception in 2008.

AB InBev

We’re building a company to last, brewing beer and building brands that will continue to bring people together for the next 100 years and beyond. With centuries of brewing history, we’ve seen countless new friendships, connections and experiences built on a shared love of beer.

We’re building a company to last, brewing beer and building brands that will continue to bring people together for the next 100 years and beyond. With centuries of brewing history, we’ve seen countless new friendships, connections and experiences built on a shared love of beer.

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