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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 and Plenary Sessions
  • 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

New Bootcamps for the 2015 Forum

The following CCO Training BootcampsTM will be added to the 2015 Forum:

  • Leveraging Climate Data and Tools
  • Strategies and Management Structures for Achieving GHG Reductions
  • Price Fixing and Renewables Procurement through Power Purchase Agreements
  • Energy Markets, Regulation and Other Issues Affecting Energy Costs
  • Procuring REC and Offset Projects with Tangible Benefits
  • Prioritizing Supply Chain Initiatives and Strategies for Implementation
  • Engaging the C-Suite on Climate Change
  • The Economics of Climate Change
  • Putting a Price on GHG Emissions

Additional details will be published shortly.



> Save the Date: 2015 Forum Scheduled for June 24-26, 2015 at the Washington Marriott at Metro Center in Washington, DC

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