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Carbon Disclosure Project’s investor initiatives are backed by more than 655 institutional investors representing over US $78 trillion in assets. The CDP motivates large companies around the world to measure, disclose, manage and share climate change and water information. CDP data is used by the investment community and is available through providers including Trucost and Sustainalytics.

EPA Green Power Partnership is a voluntary program that encourages organizations to buy renewable green power as a way to reduce the environmental impacts associated with purchased electricity use. The Partnership currently has hundreds of Partner organizations voluntarily purchasing billions of kilowatt-hours of green power annually.

Newsweek’s Green Rankings assesses large companies based on a variety of environmental criteria, including greenhouse-gas emissions, water withdrawal, waste, emissions, and natural-resource use, as well as on corporate policies, programs, and initiatives related to the environment. The rankings also include an assessment of each company’s environmental disclosure and transparency and the rankings are performed in collaboration with research firms Trucost and Sustainalytics.

Green-e certifies environmental commodities and products that mitigate climate change and help build a sustainable energy future. Their program bolsters customer confidence in the reliability of retail electricity products generated with renewable energy. They work to expand the retail market demand for new renewable energy generation, and have.

CH2M Hill is a global leader in consulting, design, design-build, operations, and program management of sustainability projects and environmental service markets. Named one of the “World’s Most Ethical Companies” for four straight years, they offer services in sustainable strategy and management, building design, greenhouse gases, renewable energy, water management and more.

Renewable Choice Energy is a renewable energy provider, carbon offset provider, and carbon accounting solutions provider that offers products and services to measure emissions, manage reduction opportunities and report to voluntary and mandatory programs. Their Mosaic web-based platform helps organizations understand and manage energy and carbon emissions, and offers simple solutions for aggregating energy data across an organization.

Trucost provides the world’s most comprehensive environmental performance data on companies (covering over 93% of global markets by market capitalization), including carbon emissions, water use, land use, pollutants and waste. The environmental efficiency of a company, and its supply chain back to raw material extraction, can be accessed on demand for holistic risk and opportunity analysis. Trucost data drives environmentally optimized investment products from leading fund managers.

Sustainalytics is a global leader in sustainability research and analysis, serving investors and financial institutions around the world. They have a comprehensive understanding of Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) trends, best practices and strategies with nearly 20 years of local experience and expertise in the Responsible Investment (RI) and Socially Responsible Investment (SRI) markets.

Interface Engineering’s sustainability work includes 12 “Net Zero” living buildings in design, 96 LEED Certified projects, and over 300 Commissioned projects.

NREL (National Renewable Energy Lab) is the only federal laboratory dedicated to the research, development, commercialization and deployment of renewable energy and energy efficiency technologies. Backed by 35 years of achievement, NREL leads the way in helping meet the growing demand for clean energy.


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