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April 28, 2014 Climate Registered Member Exelon Corporation surpasses ambitious goal to eliminate carbon emissions seven years ahead of schedule.

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

Please contact us if you have any questions about The Registry.

Climate Leadership Conference



Climate Leadership Conference





With the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency as the headline sponsor, the first annual Climate Leadership Conference will be held from February 29-March 1, 2012, in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. The conference will bring together leaders from business, government and academic institutions, and the non-profit community interested in exchanging ideas and information on how to address climate change while simultaneously running their operations more competitively and sustainably.

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Registration Details & Early Bird Special

Travel/Lodging Information

The conference includes a gala to honor recipients of the Climate Leadership Awards, a new national awards program to recognize exemplary corporate, organizational, and individual leadership in response to climate change. U.S. EPA, in partnership with The Climate Registry (The Registry), C2ES, and the Association of Climate Change Officers (ACCO), sponsor the awards.

Featured conference speakers include:

  • Nancy Sutley – Chair, White House Council on Environmental Quality
  • Gina McCarthy – Assistant Administration, Office of Air, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (invited)
  • Mary Nichols – Chair, California Air Resources Board
  • Eileen Claussen – President, Center for Climate and Energy Solutions

Click here for complete speakers list and detailed conference agenda.

Program Highlights

  • Network with leaders from the public and private sectors, including federal and state government officials, industry leaders, and nonprofit experts
  • Attend the Climate Leadership Awards Gala, which is held in conjunction with the conference
  • Hear insights from winners of the 2011 Climate Leadership Awards for the Supply Chain, Organizational and Individual Leadership categories

Conference attendees will learn about and exchange solutions on topics including

  • Leveraging Clean Energy Opportunities
  • Managing Climate Risks and Building Resilience
  • Supply Chain Strategies
  • Disclosures and Questionnaires
  • Setting and Achieving GHG Reduction Goals Education & Engagement
  • Strategies Making the Business Case for Climate Response

REGISTRATION INFORMATION

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EARLY BIRD SPECIAL: Register by January 15 for a $100 discount on registration.

RECEIVE ONE COMPLIMENTARY TICKET TO THE CLIMATE LEADERSHIP AWARDS GALA with paid Climate Leadership Conference registration.  Additional information on table reservations, sponsorship packages, etc. for the Gala will be made available on this page shortly.

2012 Climate Leadership Conference Registration Conference Pass
Federal, State, Local, International and Regional Government Employees $395
Non-profit & Academic Institution Employees $495
Corporate Employees $595
Unaffiliated Professionals $595
Students $395
On-Site Registration (beginning February 28, 2012 at 2:00 pm) $545 (government) $795 (all other sectors)
Additional Registrations for Exhibitors Above rates apply with 15% discount applied.
Additional Registrations for Sponsors Above rates apply with 20% discount applied.
  • Group rates are not currently available for the 2012 Climate Leadership Conference.
  • Online registration ends at 11:55 pm (EST) on February 26, 2012.
  • Individuals must be 18 years or older to attend Climate Leadership Conference events.
  • Student rates are available only to students who do not currently hold full-time employment.
  • Only registered attendees and speakers may attend the conference activities and the Climate Leadership Awards Gala
  • Early registration is encouraged.  The following credit cards are accepted: Master Card; Visa; American Express
  • A credit card processing fee will be assessed for all credit card transactions
  • Early bird special is available only to full conference registrants
  • All registration cancellations received between January 15 and January 31 will be charged a 25% cancellation fee. No refunds will be issued after January 31, 2012. All cancellations must be submitted in writing. You may substitute attendees at any time by sending written notification by February 15, 2012. After February 15, please bring all registration adjustment details to the onsite registration HELP DESK at the conference. Cancellations and changes must be made in writing; phone changes and cancellations are NOT permitted. Please send all written notices of cancellation or changes to registrations@ClimateLeadershipConference.org.

Federal Paperwork Requirements

Federal employees processing purchase order paperwork will need the following information:

Venue: Hyatt Regency Bonaventure Conference Center, 250 Racquet Club Road, Weston, Florida 33326

Vendor/Conference Producer: Association of Climate Change Officers, 1900 K Street NW, Washington, DC 20006, 202-496-7390

Special Needs

We will make every effort to accommodate special needs identified to us prior to the event.  Please indicate these special needs during the registration process. Upon receipt of stated special needs in confirmed registrations, the conference managers will reply with an e-mail to you to confirm receipt.

Questions or Comments?

If you have any questions or comments regarding registration for the 2012 Climate Leadership Conference, please contact:questions@ClimateLeadershipConference.org.

TRAVEL & LODGING

The 2012 Climate Leadership Conference will be held at the Hyatt Regency Bonaventure Conference Center (250 Racquet Club Drive, Weston, FL 33326) in Fort Lauderdale/Weston, Florida and will be conveniently accessible to travelers by way of three convenient airports:

Any sponsorship or advertisements appearing in these materials do not imply endorsement, recommendation, or favor by the United States Government or the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.

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