EDF Climate Corps Blog: Student Stories
AT&T Collaborates with EDF Climate Corps on an Innovative Water Toolkit and Energy-Monitoring Dashboards
EDF Climate Corps fellow | August 20, 2013
CR Magazine ranked AT&T #1 on its Best Corporate Citizens list this year, but even companies that are leading the pack on sustainability can continue to find innovative ways to save energy and water. That's why AT&T partners with EDF. In fact this is the company’s fourth summer hosting EDF Climate Corps fellows to dial up energy savings in its facilities.
The EDF Climate Corps Fellowship Complements Sustainable Management Education at Presidio
EDF Climate Corps fellow | August 19, 2013
At Presidio Graduate School, sustainability is ingrained in the curriculum. As a result, students Carley and Scott chose to participate in EDF Climate Corps and augment their studies with professional experience. Read below to learn why and how they have become change agents for energy efficiency at Genzyme and Turner Broadcasting System, Inc.
Whether hosting a first or fourth fellow, EDF Climate Corps makes an impact
EDF Climate Corps fellow | August 16, 2013
CA Technologies has hosted an EDF Climate Corps fellow for the past four summers; whereas, Information Age Learning Center is now hosting a fellow for the first time. In spite of this difference, both are reaping the benefits of advancing organizational energy efficiency with EDF Climate Corps.
Historically Black Colleges and Universities Lead Climate Action in Minority Communities, Starting With Texas
EDF Climate Corps fellow | August 14, 2013
In June, President Obama called for action during his milestone climate change speech. He said, “…we've got a vital role to play. We can't stand on the sidelines. We've got a unique responsibility.”
EDF Climate Corps Women ‘Lean In’ for the Environment
EDF Climate Corps fellow | August 12, 2013
This summer, 45 women chose to work with EDF Climate Corps to further energy efficiency and make the world more “pleasant, healthy and sustainable.” Read below to learn about three of our ladies in green, Jennifer Barbour McKellar, Kate Daniel and Sudatta Ray and the great work they are doing to break down the barriers to organizational energy efficiency.
Yale Students Spend the Summer Dismantling Barriers to Energy Efficiency
EDF Climate Corps fellow | August 9, 2013
What do Tom’s of Maine and the Housing Authority of the City of Milwaukee have in common? This summer, they’ve both hosted an EDF Climate Corps fellow to help investigate energy efficiency opportunities.
Proving Sustainable Business is Good Business
EDF Climate Corps fellow | August 7, 2013
Recently we interviewed two EDF Climate Corps fellows, Jonathan Hempton at CA Technologies and Greg Smith at VIA San Antonio. Both are passionate about the environment and hope to make part of their work in life showing businesses that energy efficiency and sustainability make sense.
Helping NYSE Euronext Further its Commitment to Sustainability
EDF Climate Corps fellow | August 6, 2013
I joined NYSE Euronext this summer as an Environmental Defense Fund (EDF) Climate Corps fellow, a program that sends graduate students from across the country to a wide range of host organizations to explore energy efficiency initiatives.
California’s Capital Leads the Nation in Energy Efficiency Financing
EDF Climate Corps fellow | July 30, 2013
Great news for California and the future of energy efficiency in Sacramento.
Today I took part in an announcement by Sacramento Mayor Kevin Johnson unveiling the nation’s largest Property Assessed Clean Energy (PACE) project in the country — and potentially a huge boost for businesses in the state’s capital.
Duke Students Join EDF Climate Corps for an “Experience with Tangible Results”
EDF Climate Corps fellow | July 26, 2013
John Culver and Alice Kodama are two EDF Climate Corps fellows from Duke University’s Nicholas School of the Environment. This summer they are working at Hilex Poly and the Philadelphia Housing Authority identifying energy efficiency opportunities. Read below to learn about their passions for technology and efficiency, and how both of them are using compelling numbers to back their findings that saving energy saves money.