EDF Climate Corps Blog
EDF Climate Corps Proves its ROI for Private Equity Firms
Scott Wood | July 9, 2015
As summer officially gets underway, the 2015 EDF Climate Corps fellows are already off to the races seeking out energy and cost-saving opportunities for some of the world’s largest companies and organizations. Among those participating, we are pleased to place 13 fellows with private equity firms and their portfolio companies...
Bringing The Pope’s Climate Encyclical to Life, a Church at a Time
Nancy Buzby | June 24, 2015
Last week’s papal encyclical on climate change galvanized those of us who already see responsible stewardship for the earth as both a moral mandate and business imperative. In the 184-page document, Pope Francis calls for a sweeping overhaul of political, economic and individual practices to halt the degradation of the environment and protect our planet for the long term.
EDF Climate Corps: Past, Present and Future of Corporate Sustainability
Victoria Mills | June 3, 2015
Every year, I feel a rush of excitement meeting a new class of EDF Climate Corps fellows at our annual training in May. This year, as EDF Climate Corps enters its eighth summer, I was struck how the past, present and future converged before my eyes.
The Secret Sauce in EDF Climate Corps’s Success: Our Fellow Training
Liz Delaney | June 2, 2015
Some good news to start your day: our energy future is looking brighter. I’m confident in making such a bold—and optimistic—statement because I’ve just returned from spending three intense, invigorating days training our future energy leaders: namely, the 2015 class of EDF Climate Corps fellows.
EDF Climate Corps Alumni Take Capitol Hill
Kate Hanley | June 1, 2015
Recently, four of our EDF Climate Corps alumni fellows traveled to Washington, DC to participate in EDF Action’s Lobby Day. Ryan Collins, Farris Galyon, Jie Pan and Rebecca Shao joined EDF staff, trustees and directors on Capitol Hill and met with more than 43 senators and members of Congress on issues of TSCA reform, climate principles and federal methane regulations.
The Business Case for Hiring an Energy Manager
Jacob Robinson | April 23, 2015
Here’s a provocative thought: energy managers are worth more than their weight in gold.
Award-Winning Companies Find Value in EDF Climate Corps
Victoria Mills | April 16, 2015
EDF congratulates the winners of the ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year awards, recognized by the Environmental Protection Agency for outstanding contributions to protecting the environment through energy efficiency.
Are Energy Managers Making Progress? Introducing a Tool to Help!
Liz Delaney | February 11, 2015
Energy management can be complicated, and the projects that organizations must tackle run the gamut: from small-scale lighting and HVAC upgrades to whole building retrofits, from baselining energy consumption to data analysis of enterprise-wide energy management systems...
The Ideal Package of Health, Wellness and Sustainability
EDF Climate Corps fellow | February 10, 2015
Waking up each morning, all of us (we hope) brush our teeth with a toothbrush and toothpaste. Maybe we hop in the shower, use our shampoo, conditioner, body wash and afterwards slather on some lotion...
New Case Studies in Energy Management Show the Path from 'Why' to 'How'
Victoria Mills | January 22, 2015
Business leaders have long agreed on the “why” of environmental management: seeing the value in increased profits, reduced waste and a smaller carbon footprint. But the “how” has often been the stumbling block.