The EDF Climate Corps Summit

Join us for the annual EDF Climate Corps' Summit - this year in Chicago!

We're thrilled to announce that we'll be hosting EDF Climate Corps' annual Summit (formerly known as the Energy Solutions Exchange) on October 4-5 in Chicago! The Summit is EDF Climate Corps' annual conference, designed as an opportunity for our network of alumni, hosts and partners to connect for networking, share sustainability solutions and to celebrate the recent fellowship season.

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Thursday, October 4

  • 1:00-5:00pm: Sustainability tours  at the new McDonalds HQ, Museum Campus and a walking tour of the Loop! 
  • 6:00-8:00pm: Awards Reception and Celebration at the Metropolitan Club, Oak Room in Willis Tower.

Friday, October 5

8:30 am - 4:30 pm @ Catalyst Ranch

Morning

  • Breakfast and Registration
  • Keynote SpeakerJenny McColloch, Head of Global Sustainability for McDonalds (EDFCC alum)
  • Keynote SpeakerJon Carson, Founder of Trajectory Energy Partners, former lead for Organizing for America
  • Presentations by 2018 EDF Climate Corps Fellows

Networking Lunch

Afternoon

  • Interactive Workshop: Design Thinking 101 focused on sustainability challenges, facilitated by the Experience Institute

Evening

  • 4:30 pm – 6:30 pm, Happy Hour in West Loop - let's celebrate and network!

2017 EDF Climate Corps Summit

The 2017 EDF Climate Corps Summit rang in our 10th season with style.  150+ network members gathered in New York City to connect and share energy management strategies.  Congratulations to our 2017 EDF Climate Corps Fellowship Award winners and winner of the William K. Bowes, Jr. Award for Leadership, awarded to EDF Climate Corps alumni leaders.

If you weren’t able to join us, you can catch up on twitter by searching the hashtag #ESENYC2017 .

A big thank you to our speakers, Jason Jay, Director, Sustainability Initiative at MIT Sloan, Mark Chambers, Director, NYC Mayor's Office of Sustainability, Sophia Mendelsohn, Head of Sustainability at JetBlue, our 2017 fellow presenters and distinguished alumni speakers.  

2016 EDF Climate Corps Summit

The 2016 EDF Climate Corps Summit was our biggest and best yet.  More than 150 network members gathered in San Francisco to share energy management solutions and strategies.  Congratulations to our 2016 EDF Climate Corps Fellowship Award winners and winners of the William K. Bowes, Jr. Award for Leadership, awarded to EDF Climate Corps alumni leaders.

If you were unable to attend, you can see what the buzz was about on twitter by searching the hashtag #ESESanFran16 or watching our keynote speaker presentations on our Facebook page.

A big thank you to our speakers, Jason Jay, Director, Sustainability Initiative at MIT Sloan, Alicia Seiger, Deputy Director, Stanford Steyer-Taylor Center for Energy Policy and Finance and Tom Arnold, Co-Founder and CEO of Gridium. 

And, congratulations to our 2016 EDF Climate Corps fellowship award winners.

2015 EDF Climate Corps Summit

More than 100 sustainability and energy management professionals came together to discuss their clean energy challenges and strategies for overcoming barriers at the 2015 EDF Climate Corps Summit in Boston.

If you were unable to attend, or would like to relive the experience, our own Scott Wentzell wrote about his take aways from Day 1 and Day 2. You can also see what the chatter was about on twitter by searching the hashtag #ESEBoston15!

A special thanks goes out to our speakers Jason Jay, Director, Sustainability Initiative at MIT Sloan, Andrew Hoffman, Professor of Sustainable Enterprise at the University of Michigan’s Ross School of Business, Marty Spitzer Director, US Climate and Renewable Energy Policy at WWF, Victoria Stulgis Senior Associate, Business Renewables Center at Rocky Mountain Institute and Carbon War Room and Anne Kelly Senior Program Director, Policy and BICEP Program at Ceres.

And, congratulations to our 2015 EDF Climate Corps fellowship award winners.