Spotlight

April 18, 2014Cool Planet Member The Grand Del Mar undergoes retrofits and reduces energy consumption to shrink its carbon footprint. Learn more about the resort's green initiatives here.

April 18, 2014 Natural Capital Leaders Index recognizes Registry member PG&E as the only US "Decoupling Leader" for growing revenue while simultaneously reducing their environmental impact .

February 18, 2014 Natural Capital Leaders Index recognizes Registry member PG&E as the only US "Decoupling Leader" for growing revenue while simultaneously reducing their environmental impact .

February 18, 2014CDSB releases CDSB Framework Draft Consultation to promote and advance disclosure of environmental information. The expanded framework includes information on natural capital, namely forest risk commodities and water. Learn more here.

February 7, 2014Join the Climate Action Reserve for NACW, the longest running and most anticipated conference for discussing climate policy and carbon markets. The event will be held in San Francisco, March 26-28. More info here.

December 16, 2013The Natural Resource Agency released 'Safeguarding California: Reducing Climate Risk', an update to the 2009 California Climate Adaptation Strategy." Link "Safeguarding California: Reducing Climate Risk.

December 16, 2013Registry Members the California Department of Public Health and UC Irvine receive the 2013 Governor's Environmental and Economic Leadership Award for Sustainable Practices. Congratulations!

December 10, 2013Small Businesses: Enter to Win a Free Year of Registry Membership by Completing the Small Business Survey. Due January 10th.

November 13, 2013UC Berkeley meets its aggressive GHG reduction goal two years ahead of schedule.

October 29, 2013Don't miss the 2014 A&WMA Annual Conference & Exhibition "Navigating Environmental Crossroads", June 24-27 in Long Beach, CA. Learn more and see the call for abstracts..

October 21, 2013Early Registration is Now Open for the 2014 Climate Leadership Conference, hosted February 24-26 in San Diego, California. Best Rates Expire December 12, 2013. Learn MORE.

October 15, 2013 The Climate Registry co-authors white paper that demonstrates how to address the climate impacts of California's water systems.

September 19, 2013 Architectural Digest featured Registry member Sokol Blosser's new tasting facility in the October issue. The facility conforms to Living Building Challenge standards and features a green roof and cantilevered overhangs that reduce heat and glare.

September 19, 2013 Registry member PG&E Corporation released its 2012 Corporate Responsibility and Sustainability Report and is named to the Dow Jones Sustainability North America Index for continued leadership on issues of social, environmental and corporate responsibility.

September 17, 2013 Registry member Exelon Corp. is the top ranked U.S. electric utility in CDP's Global 500 report. Reporting and verifying through The Climate Registry gives the company the highest quality carbon data and a better CDP score.

August 9, 2013 UCLA rated one of the most sustainability universities in the nation by Princeton Review's Green Honor Roll.

August 6, 2013 Delta Air Lines has lowered its annual GHGs by 8.5 million metric tons, an 18.4% reduction since 2005.

August 2, 2013 Ford's 2014 F-150s will give customers the option to run on natural gas.

August 1, 2013 Shell leads on climate change with a self-imposed carbon emissions tax.

July 31, 2013 Manitoba introduces strategy for North America's first petcoke and coal heating ban as well as mandatory reporting.

July 29, 2013 Tower Companies is the first two-time winner of the DC Mayor's Sustainability Award.

July 22, 2013 3Degrees offers perspective on The Registry's recognition of RECs. Contact 3Degrees if you would like to purchase RECs to reduce your organization's carbon footprint.

July 18, 2013 Exelon presents its 2012 Corporate Sustainability Report, ensuring accurate accounting of GHGs by using The Registry standards.

July 16, 2013 Abt Associates announces its membership, alongside industry leaders, with The Climate Registry.

July 10, 2013 Known for its longtime commitment to environmental sustainability, the city of Davis was crowned the state's "Coolest California City" by the Air Resources Board.

May 22, 2013 USPS wins a whopping 10 awards in the Federal Green Challenges Award.

April 23, 2013 Tom Bowman of Registry member Bowman Design Group shows small businesses how to reduce GHGs and cut costs.

April 22, 2013 Delta releases 2012 Corporate Responsibility Report and is recognized in the Wall Street Journal. Delta CEO Richard Anderson said, "At Delta, we believe that transparency goes hand in hand with sustainability."

April 22, 2013 Registry Board Member Mary Nichols named one of Time's Top 100 of 2013. Congratulations, Mary! The recognition is well deserved.

April 19, 2013 Bentley Prince Street President & CEO, Ralph Grogan, wins SBC's Lifetime Business Achievement Award. Congrats from The Climate Registry!

April 19, 2013 Registry members Timberland and Clif Bar sign the Ceres Climate Declaration.

April 17, 2013 Innovative member Ford to cut vehicle waste 40% by 2016.

April 09, 2013 California Air Resources Board names Richard Corey new Executive Director. The Climate Registry congratulates Richard on his new position.

February 26, 2013 Hershey joins The Sustainability Consortium

January 29, 2013 Registry members dominate the GEELA awards, California's highest environmental honor. Sapphos Environmental, City of San Diego, Aquarium of the Pacific, State of California Department of General Services and Alamenda-Contra Costa Transit District win awards in different categories. Learn more here. www.calepa.ca.gov/awards/geela

January 3, 2013 Registry member WRI and WBCSD released a sustainable procurement guide for wood and paper-based products. download

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Job Opportunities

Government Services Manager

Background

The Climate Registry (Registry) is a nonprofit collaboration among North American states, provinces, territories and Native Sovereign Nations that sets consistent and transparent standards to calculate, verify and publicly report greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions into a single registry.

The Registry assists the country’s leading organizations in measuring their greenhouse gas emissions, and is a center of thought leadership for climate change. Registry participants include over 300 businesses, non-profit organizations, municipalities, state agencies and others. More information about TCR is available at www.theclimateregistry.org.

Pursuant to Executive Order B-18-12 (EO B-18-12), State of California agencies (state agencies) are required to annually report their GHG emissions to the Climate Registry Information System (CRIS) database. In addition, the Climate Action Team (CAT) has established the State Government operations subgroup to coordinate GHG and climate change efforts from state government operations.

Primary Responsibilities

The Manager’s primary role is to support State of California agencies as they continue to annually report their GHG inventories pursuant to EO B-18-12. In addition to working with California Environmental Protection Agency staff, this individual will also work with The Registry’s program staff to improve overall support for government services throughout North America. The primary responsibilities are outlined below:

  • On an ongoing basis, provide overall technical assistance and training to State agency staff to report their GHG inventories
  • Track state agency reporting and prepare status reports
  • Develop materials and resources to assist reporting and emission reduction activities
  • Provide basic logistical support for state agency meetings, including coordinating and scheduling relevant trainings, workshops, and conference calls
  • Prepare materials for speaking engagements and public meetings
  • Attend meetings, technical workshops, conferences related to climate change and GHG emissions
  • Identify financial and other opportunities for promoting TCR programs and efforts in Sacramento and statewide

This position will be based in Sacramento.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • MA/MS and BS/BA degree in public policy, environmental management, environmental policy, or related
  • Previous work experience with state and/or federal government
  • Ability to apply scientific, engineering and economic methods and principles to evaluate data and information pertaining to GHG and climate change policies
  • Strong ability to manage and perform analytical and program development work
  • Participate in interagency group meetings, and prepare agendas, meeting notes, presentations and reports
  • Experience building GHG inventories, working with GHG/climate change and/or corporate environmental management
  • Public relations skills
  • Ability to work both independently and as a team player
  • Demonstrated strong oral and written communication skills
  • Strong network within California state government
  • U.S. citizenship or legal right to work in the U.S.

COMPENSATION

The Registry offers a competitive full benefits package including:

  • Starting salary: $60K-$65K
  • Health, dental, and vision coverage
  • 10 paid holidays per year
  • Paid sick and vacation time
  • Business commuting and business phone reimbursements
  • 403(b) retirement plan option

APPLICATION PROCESS

Upon completion of the application and candidate selection process, the chosen candidate will be located in Sacramento, California.  Anticipated target start date is March 2014.  Interested candidates should submit the following documents to info@theclimateregistry.org:

  • Cover letter
  • Resume
  • Writing sample (maximum of 5 pages)

You can also mail your application to:

The Climate Registry
601 W. 5th St, Suite 220
Los Angeles, CA 90071

If you have questions about TCR or the position, please contact Margaret Melendrez at 866-523-0764.

The Climate Registry is an equal opportunity employer.

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