What People Are Saying
"The EDF Climate Corps program delivered 10 months of value in 10 weeks."
–Bence Oliver, Senior Manager for Operational Sustainability, eBay
"Our EDF fellow identified the potential for up to an 80% reduction in lighting costs for AT&T across more than 100 million square feet of space."
–John Schinter, Executive Director of Energy, AT&T
“Bringing on a Climate Corp fellow was easy. The intern was a self starter and professional in every aspect, earning the respect of a diverse cross-functional team and delivering recommendations for energy and carbon savings - many of which are being implemented now or budgeted for next year.”
–Mark Buckley, VP Environmental Affairs, Staples
“Our EDF fellow is one of the finest employees I have ever supervised.”
–Nicole Trimble, Director of Corporate Social Responsibility, Coinstar
“Our EDF Climate Corps fellows combined passion and analytical horsepower to deliver a compelling business case for corporate energy management."
–Elizabeth Turnbull, Senior Manager of Environmental Affairs, adidas Group
"By day two on the job, our EDF Climate Corps fellow had already paid for himself five times over."
–Les Holmes, Director of Real Estate, Bloomberg BNA
“EDF’s Climate Corps program has added value by helping us to better understand energy usage among our franchisees.”
–Christine Riley, Corporate Responsibility Director, Dunkin’ Brands
“Climate Corps was instrumental in solidifying my desire to work in the energy efficiency/renewable energy space. I was offered my dream opportunity at DOE in part on the strength of my experience, much of which I owe to my amazing summer with Climate Corps.”
–Chris Anderson, Department of Energy, Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, 2009 Climate Corps fellow at Ahold
“We have hosted six EDF Climate Corps fellows over the years, and each time they have far exceeded expectations. The investment is a no-brainer.”
–Scott Tew, Executive Director of the Center for Energy Efficiency at Ingersoll Rand
"We are saving tens of millions of kilowatt hours per year from projects identified by our first Climate Corps fellow, so we jumped at the chance to sign up again."
–Christina Page, Director of Climate and Energy Strategy at Yahoo!
“EDF Climate Corps has helped Cisco accelerate millions in annual energy savings from our first two summers in the program."
–Andy Smith, Program Manager of Sustainable Development, Cisco
“Our fellow had the ability to introduce us to some of the tools available to us that we weren’t aware of – tools that help us think about how we go about our work, how we think about energy and reducing energy usage for our restaurants.”
–Jerry Sus, Senior Director, Development & Strategic Technology, McDonald's
“Facebook had tremendous success working with EDF Climate Corps."
–Marcy Scott Lynn, Sustainability team, Facebook
“We recommend EDF Climate Corps to companies looking for a fresh perspective on energy efficiency projects. The payback period of our projects identified by the fellow is only a few months....amazing!”
–Catherine Reeves, Manager, Environmental Management Operations, Xerox
"REI's participation with the Climate Corps program was instrumental in helping us identify energy efficiency opportunities, empower our facilities managers, and help REI move forward in reaching our aggressive sustainability goals for our Co-op. The Climate Corps program is an innovative program that proves that collaboration is essential to accelerating progress."
–Kirk Myers, Corporate Social Responsibility Manager, REI
“Our EDF Climate Corps fellow helped us develop a process for ISO 50001 Energy Efficiency. This will support our continual efforts to reduce energy usage and improve building equipment service life and performance.”
-Brian Weldy – VP FacilitiGroup, HCA