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The Climate Strategies Forum is ACCO's primary program offering half-day training sessions in conjunction with the CCO CertificationTM.  The Forum also features a suite of keynote conversations in plenary format featuring senior executives and public officials.  Attendees will bank foundational or continuing education credits for the CCO CertificationTM. The Forum also features career guidance activities, CCO RoundtableTM sessions, networking events and exhibition.

Whether you are a climate change, sustainability, corporate responsibility, or environmental professional, or working in areas impacted by climate change such as supply chain and facilities management, the Climate Strategies Forum provides leading edge professional development and training programs.

  • Wednesday, June 24, 2015: Bootcamps and Plenary Sessions
  • Thursday, June 25, 2015: Bootcamps, Plenary Sessions and Gala
  • Friday, June 26, 2015: Bootcamps and ACCO Working Group Meetings

Featured Speakers from Last Year's Climate Strategies Forum

Last year's plenary sessions featured distinguished thought leaders such as:





John Holdren
Assistant to the President for Science and Technology and Director of the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy
Executive Office of the President


Gina McCarthy
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency


Chad Holliday
Board Chair, Bank of America & Managing Partner
East Meets West Solutions, LLC


Anne Castle
Assistant Secretary of Water and Science U.S. Department of the Interior


James Close
Group Climate Policy and Finance Director
World Bank

Program highlights from last year's Climate Strategies Forum included:

  • Plenary sessions on climate and energy strategies featuring Federal agency officials, c-suite discussions and noted experts
  • 16 half-day bootcamps featuring more than 80 instructors
  • Networking events such as the CCO Roundtable lunch
  • 250 attendees including leaders and decision makers from business, national & local government, academia and the non-profit community


> Online Registration Now Open
> Call for Bootcamp Proposals and Suggested Instructors Issued
> First Wave of Bootcamps Announced -- Registration to Open Shortly

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