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If you are interested in NACW sponsorship, please contact Jennifer Weiss at (213) 891-6934 or [email protected].


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climeco logo ClimeCo is a respected advisor, transaction facilitator, and trader of environmental commodity market products and related services. We specialize in voluntary carbon, regulated carbon, renewable energy credits, plastics credits, and regional criteria pollutant trading programs. Complimenting these programs is a team of professionals skilled in providing sustainability program management services, and developing and financing of GHG abatement and mitigation systems.

For more information or to discuss how ClimeCo can drive value for your organization, contact us at 484.415.0501, [email protected], or through our website Be sure to follow us on LinkedIn, Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter using our handle, @ClimeCo.

Founded in 2005, Element Markets is a leading renewable natural gas marketing and environmental commodities company that applies its diverse expertise to provide structured environmental compliance and optimization services to corporate and institutional clients. Our commitment to sustainability, integrity, versatility, and ingenuity has cemented our position as a key partner to clients pursuing decarbonization strategies.

To learn more, visit our website You can also email us at [email protected] or give us a call at 281.207.7200.

finite carbon logo Finite Carbon is North America’s leading developer of forest carbon offsets, combining unparalleled project development experience with extensive carbon market knowledge. Our portfolio includes compliance and voluntary offset projects on more than three million acres of working forestland representing every region and major forest type from the Appalachians to Alaska. Finite Carbon has generated over one-third of all California compliance offset supply and delivered more than $500 million to forest landowners. We are a member of bp Launchpad, the business accelerator for high potential businesses that are re-imagining energy for people and the planet. Learn more at

latham watkins logo Latham & Watkins has one of the largest and most successful climate change and environmental markets practices globally. The team advises on existing climate change regulations, laws, and litigation, the development of new policies, and capitalization on market and investment opportunities through an integrated and effective combination of litigation representation, creative transactional advice, and policy advocacy before multiple government agencies.

At SoCalGas we live by three values: do the right thing, champion people, and shape the future. These values permeate our company. They guide how we think and drive our actions. As one of America’s largest energy providers, our values are the lens through which we see every opportunity and challenge. With our values providing a strong foundation, our mission statement presents an actionable framework of purpose and intent. At SoCalGas, we’re dedicated to leading the transition to a decarbonized energy system. We believe every Californian deserves a clean, affordable, resilient energy future. SoCalGas is working to achieve that future through innovation, collaboration, and decarbonization.
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When looking to develop your corporate or market-based sustainability program, partner with the industry leader in environmental technology

cbl logo CBL is the leading spot exchange for ESG commodities, including carbon offsets, renewable energy certificates, and Digital Natural Gas™. Part of Xpansiv, the global marketplace for ESG-inclusive commodities, CBL brings transparency and liquidity to markets, empowering participants to value energy, carbon, and water to meet the challenges of an information-rich, resource-constrained world.

In addition to CBL, Xpansiv’s main business units include H2OX, the leading spot exchange for water in Australia, and XSignals, which provides end-of-day and historical market data. Xpansiv is the digital nexus where ESG and price signals merge—learn more at

Edison International (NYSE: EIX) is one of the nation’s largest electric utility holding companies, providing clean and reliable energy and energy services through its independent companies. Headquartered in Rosemead, California, Edison International is the parent company of Southern California Edison Company, a utility that delivers electricity to 15 million people across Southern, Central and Coastal California. Edison International is also the parent company of Edison Energy, a global energy advisory company delivering comprehensive, data-driven energy solutions to commercial and industrial users to meet their cost, sustainability and risk goals.

We are innovators and collaborators in the evolution of cities throughout coastal California. We’re breaking down silos, mixing things up and bringing people together in unexpected ways. As a purely California company, FivePoint designs and develops large mixed-use master-planned communities in three of the state’s most dynamic coastal markets — Orange County, Los Angeles County and San Francisco County. We seamlessly integrate residential, commercial, retail, schools, entertainment venues, and recreational elements with public amenities, including civic areas for parks and open space. For more information visit

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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. In 2019, the company launched Indigo Carbon – a scientifically backed program that provides growers with a new revenue stream in the form of verified agricultural carbon credits. Indigo Ag is headquartered in Boston, MA, with additional offices in Memphis, TN; Research Triangle Park, NC; Sao Paulo, Brazil; and Basel, Switzerland.

Western States Petroleum Association (WSPA) is a non-profit trade association that represents major energy companies in Arizona, California, Nevada, Oregon, and Washington. Representing the more than 150,000 women and men who have proudly powered the western states since 1907, WSPA works with government leaders, regulators, the media and the public to share information and create an inclusive dialogue around our shared energy future. WSPA members support the goals of the Paris Climate Agreement and actively invest in operational and technological innovations that will lead to a cleaner energy future. WSPA believes that, together, we can innovate towards a sustainable energy future that supports the economy, our sense of social equality, and the health of our environment.
baaqmd logo The California Legislature created the Bay Area Air District in 1955 as the first regional air pollution control agency in the country.  The Bay Area Air District is tasked with regulating stationary sources of air pollution in the nine counties that surround San Francisco Bay: Alameda, Contra Costa, Marin, Napa, San Francisco, San Mateo, Santa Clara, southwestern Solano, and southern Sonoma counties.

IETA is the voice of business on market-based climate solutions and carbon markets around the world. Established in 1999, IETA is a non-profit international business organisation. IETA’s mission is to empower business to engage in climate action, advancing the objectives of the UNFCCC and the Paris Agreement as informed by IPCC science, and establish effective market-based trading systems for GHG emissions and removals that are environmentally robust, fair, open, efficient, accountable and consistent across national boundaries. IETA’s members include global leaders in the electricity, oil/gas, cement, aluminium, chemical, mining, technology, standards, verification, broking, trading, legal, finance, accounting and consulting industries.

As the largest public utility in the nation, the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power (LADWP) provides our customers and communities we serve, safe, reliable and cost-effective water and power in a customer-focused and environmentally responsible manner. Our recent clean energy achievements include commissioning the 250 megawatt Beacon Solar Plant which helped us surpass 30 percent renewable energy in 2017. We reduced greenhouse gas emissions to nearly 47 percent of our 1990 levels – a full 14 years ahead of the state mandated deadline. LADWP is transitioning towards a 100 percent clean energy supply while maintaining a reliable and cost effective electric service for customers.

The Metropolitan Water District of Southern California is a state-established cooperative of 26 cities and water agencies serving 19 million people in six counties. The district imports water from the Colorado River and Northern California to supplement local supplies, and helps its members to develop water conservation, recycling, storage and other resource-management programs.

nrdc logo NRDC works to safeguard the earth—its people, its plants and animals, and the natural systems on which all life depends. We combine the power of more than three million members and online activists with the expertise of some 700 scientists, lawyers, and policy advocates across the globe to ensure the rights of all people to the air, the water, and the wild.

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Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) is a combined natural gas and electric utility. Based in San Francisco, PG&E delivers some of the nation’s cleanest energy to more than 16 million people in Northern and Central California. PG&E offers a full portfolio of options to help customers save energy and reduce their carbon footprint. PG&E is also working to build climate resilience into its business along with the communities it serves.

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aster global logo Aster Global is an ANAB accredited VVB with over 15 years of experience providing industry-leading services around the world. Aster Global provides GHG emission offset project, social and biodiversity standards, emissions inventory, CORSIA, and corporate social responsibility validation and/or verifications. We also provide forest management, ecosystem services, sustainability services, and much more.

We value strong client relationships and our technical approach stresses integrity, experience, competence, quality, relatability, and above all, responsiveness to our clients. For more information

canada logo In Canada, the shift to a cleaner future is underway and it is not only helping reduce carbon pollution, it is also fostering incredible scientific breakthroughs, creating the jobs of the future, and sparking an energy revolution. Climate action is now a clear competitive advantage at the business level, at the community level and at the national level. That is why Canada developed a plan to price carbon pollution across the country. And global partnerships matter. As we have seen during the COVID-19 pandemic, when we work in collaboration with other countries, we strengthen our ability to solve problems that no one country can solve on its own. 

The Consulates General of Canada in California are proud sponsors of the 2021 NACW Conference. Canada looks forward to working with international partners to address the challenges of climate change and promote sustainability. For more information, follow us: @CANCGSF @CANCGLA @environmentca

CME Group

As the world’s leading and most diverse derivatives marketplace, CME Group ( is where the world comes to manage risk. Through its exchanges, CME Group offers the widest range of global benchmark products across all major asset classes, including futures and options based on interest ratesequity indexesforeign exchangeenergyagricultural products and metals. CME Group provides electronic trading globally on its CME Globex platform. The company also offers clearing and settlement services across asset classes for exchange-traded and over-the-counter derivatives through its clearinghouse, CME Clearing. CME Group’s products and services ensure that businesses around the world can effectively manage risk and achieve growth.

First Environment provides technical assistance and assurance services for greenhouse gas reporting or offset projects under most North American compliance or voluntary programs. We assist project developers with emission reduction projects, including producing project description documents, monitoring plans, and offset calculations. We also support public and private organizations in developing greenhouse gas inventories and facility reports.

First Environment is CARB-accredited as a verification body for cap and trade compliance offset project data reports with livestock, ozone depleting substances, and mine methane capture project specialties. We are also a CARB-accredited verification body for GHG emission data reports under the MRR and our team includes transaction, oil and gas, and process emissions sector specialists. First Environment is an ANSI National Accreditation Board (ANAB)-accredited verifier-accredited to perform verifications of voluntary offset projects under CAR, VCS, and ACR programs; TCR member reports; and compliance greenhouse gas reporting to Quebec, Ontario, and British Columbia. We are also an ARB-accredited LCFS verifier qualified to support fuel suppliers with compliance reporting under the LCFS program.

In addition, First Environment provides diverse climate change consulting services in the areas of climate action planning, vulnerability assessments, adaptation planning, life cycle assessment, circular economy, LCFS technical support, climate litigation support and expert testimony, and green bonds.

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Viresco Solutions Inc. is an environmental consulting firm that helps its clients navigate the complex and evolving world of sustainability. The Viresco team has a proven track record of working with clients to deliver robust sustainability and carbon management strategies, environmental policy support and analysis, sustainable supply chain strategy and emission reduction and quantification roadmap, both in Canada and abroad. The mission of Viresco Solutions is to “mainstream sustainability” in the agricultural sector and nature-based solutions by enabling green solutions to grow and flourish worldwide.
greene logo Green-e® is the leading certification for voluntary renewable energy and carbon offset products.  Green-e® Climate sets quality standards for carbon offset projects and takes oversight further by being the only program to monitor how voluntary offsets are transacted and advertised in the retail market, protecting both the buyer and the seller. Green-e® is a program of the nonprofit Center for Resource Solutions (CRS), which creates policy and market solutions to advance sustainable energy.
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climate trust logo The Climate Trust combats climate change by funding and managing projects that reduce greenhouse gas emissions.