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CCLS Event Recap Sites

June 18-20, 2013
2013 Rising Seas Summit

Presented in partnership with the Southeast Florida Regional Climate Compact, U.S. Global Change Research Program and ICLEI-Local Governments for Sustainability USA

2013 Climate Leadership Conference
February 27-March 1, 2013
Marriott Wardman Park Hotel
Washington, DC

Presented in partnership with The Climate Registry and the Center for Climate and Energy Solutions (C2ES) with headline sponsor U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

September 24-26, 2012
2012 GreenGov Symposium

Presented in partnership with the White House Council on Environmental Quality

June 25-26, 2012
Defense, National Security and Climate Change: Building Resilience and Identifying Opportunities Related to Water, Energy and Extreme Events

Co-presented by USGBC, ACORE, 25x25, Climate Counts and Gulf Coast Energy Network
Grand Hyatt Hotel, Washington, DC

February 29-March 1, 2012
2012 Climate Leadership Conference

Co-presented by The Climate Registry and Center for Climate and Energy Solutions

October 31-November 2, 2011
2011 GreenGov Symposium

Presented in partnership with the White House Council on Environmental Quality

September 26, 2011
Climate Change Adaptation: Informing Decision Makers on the Economic, Environmental and Operational Implications of Climate Change

Co-presented by the U.S. Global Change Research Program, ICLEI-Local Governments for Sustainability USA, Chaddick Institute at Depaul University and the Chicago Clean Energy Alliance

June 13-14, 2011
Healthy Hospitals: Changing Climate in Healthcare Institutions

Co-presented by Practice Greenhealth
Washington, DC

May 25, 2011
ACCO Adaptation Working Group Public Launch Meeting

Washington, DC

March 30-31, 2011
Defense, National Security and Climate Change:
Mitigating Risks and Seizing Opportunities in a Rapidly Changing Global Environment

Hosted by McKenna Long & Aldridge LLP
Washington, DC

November 8-9, 2010
ACCO Climate Change Leadership Summit & Gala

Marriott Inn & Conference Center
University of Maryland University College
Hyattsville, Maryland

October 19, 2010
Managing Waste: A Workshop on Addressing Perception, Establishing Metrics and Developing Systems and Partnerships

Hosted in conjunction with the Renewable Energy Markets Conference

Oregon Convention Center
Portland, Oregon

June 22, 2010
Operation Supply Chain: Assessing Material Risks and Opportunities Related to Energy and Greenhouse Gas Emissions

Hosted in conjunction with the North American Climate Policy Forum

Co-presented by The Climate Registry

April 14, 2010
Disclosing the Business Impacts of Climate Change: Case Studies
from Industry Leaders and Analyses of Trends and Future Requirements

Hosted in conjunction with the Navigating the American Carbon World Conference

Co-presented by The Climate Registry

About the Series

ACCO's Climate Change Leadership Series (CCLS) brings together thought leaders in industry, government, academia and the NGO community to share their experience and expertise on a wide range of issues related to climate change.  The series features executive education courses, workshops and conferences designed to advance the knowledge and skills of those dedicated to developing and directing climate change strategies in the public and private sectors. 

CCLS events feature case studies, panel discussions, briefings and lectures related to:

  • Greenhouse gas regulation in state, regional, Federal and international jurisdictions
  • Disclosures of business impacts related to climate change in mandatory and voluntary regimes
  • Enterprise management and establishing data/performance metrics
  • Supply chain management programs
  • Leveraging clean energy solutions
  • Organizational structures and climate change leadership
  • National security and climate change
  • Adaptation and risk management
  • Participating in offset and REC markets
  • Collaborative working groups


Interested in customizing a sponsorship package for
ACCO's 2013-2014 Climate Change Leadership Series events? 

Please contact Melissa Lembke at 202-496-7390
(by email at



Upcoming CCLS Events

Climate Strategies Forum
October 14-17, 2013
Marriott Wardman Park Hotel
Washington, DC
Operation Supply Chain Workshop
November 18-19, 2013
Caesar's Palace
Las Vegas, NV
ACCO's 3rd Annual Defense, National Security & Climate Change Workshop
December 11-12, 2013
George Washington University
Washington, DC
Endowments, Pensions & Climate Change: Developing Investment Strategies that Mitigate Risk,
Seize Opportunity and Support Sustainable Portfolios

January 29-30, 2014
ACCO Headquarters
Washington, DC

Co-presented by Ceres, Second Nature, the Network for Sustainable Financial Markets, and the EPA Green Power Partnership Program

2014 Climate Leadership Conference
February 24-26, 2014

San Diego, CA

2014 Rising Seas Summit
September 2014 (Date TBA)

New York, NY

Stay tuned for additional information regarding our 2013 Climate Change Leadership Series events!