EDF Climate Corps Announces the First 36 Organizations to Sign Up for Energy Savings in 2013

New participants include Colgate-Palmolive, NYSE Euronext, General Motors and the City of Boston  

"We will respond to the threat of climate change, knowing that the failure to do so would betray our children and future generations," the President said Monday during his second inaugural address.

As we at EDF share the same sense of urgency he describes, the EDF Climate Corps team entered 2013 more determined than ever to work with companies, cities and universities across the nation to do more with less energy, curbing pollution and saving money.

To that end, we are excited to announce today the first 36 organizations to commit to doing just that through EDF Climate Corps in 2013. About half of the organizations on this list will be first-time participants this year. The other half will be repeat participants.  

New organizations include:

  1. Baxter International
  2. Boston Housing Authority
  3. Boston Medical Center
  4. Boston Public Health Commission
  5. Children's Defense Fund
  6. City of Boston
  7. Colgate-Palmolive
  8. Cytec Industries
  9. DreamWorks Animation
  10. General Motors
  11. Glendale Community College
  12. Massachusetts Port Authority
  13. Mondelez International
  14. NYSE Euronext
  15. Office Depot
  16. PepsiCo Americas Foods
  17. Sprint
  18. Town of Cary (N.C.)

Repeat organizations include:

  1. Bank of America
  2. Caesar's Entertainment
  3. CA Technologies
  4. City of Cleveland
  5. DirecTV
  6. Genzyme (a Sanofi Company)
  7. Hilex Poly
  8. Ingersoll Rand
  9. JPMorgan Chase
  10. Mack Trucks
  11. New York City Housing Authority
  12. PepsiCo Americas Beverages
  13. QTS (Quality Technology Services)
  14. Shorenstein Properties
  15. Syniverse Technologies
  16. Verizon Communications
  17. Volvo Construction Equipment

The final deadline to apply for an EDF Climate Corps fellow for this summer is February 28, 2013. There are a limited number of spots available, so interested organizations are encouraged to apply now at edfclimatecorps.org. For more information, please email info@edfclimatecorps.org.

See what past participants have to say about the program in this one-minute testimonials video: