Connect to the community
Part of joining the Climate Science and Solutions program is
the connections you’re able to make in the local and national climate science
The following is a list of great connections you can make
while in this program:
American National Standards Institute (ANSI)
As the voice of the US standards and conformity assessment
system, the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) empowers its members
and constituents to strengthen the US marketplace position in the global
economy while helping to assure the safety and health of consumers and the
protection of the environment.
The Conservation Fund
The Conservation Fund combines a passion for conservation
with an entrepreneurial spirit to protect your favorite places before they
become just a memory. A hallmark of
their work is a deep, unwavering understanding that for conservation solutions
to last, they need to make economic sense.
Energy Strategies, LLC
Energy Strategies is comprised of business strategists,
economic specialists, and regulatory professionals with over 250 years of
energy expertise. Our breadth of
experience enables clients to successfully navigate the complexities of
regulated and deregulated energy markets, make confident decisions, and create
new opportunities as energy markets evolve.
Environmental Services, Inc.
Environmental Services, Inc. (ESI) is a leading full-service
environmental consulting firm based in the South with national and
international experience. ESI’s seasoned
team of professional environmental consultants provides superior solutions for
environmental, natural, cultural and sustainable resource needs in private and
NSF International is committed to protecting and improving
human health on a global scale. NSF International is an independent,
not-for-profit organization that provides standards development, product
certification, auditing, education, and risk management for public health and
the environment. Manufacturers, regulators and consumers alike look to NSF
International for the development of public health standards and certification
that help protect the world's food, water, health, and consumer products.
The Rainforest Alliance works to conserve biodiversity and
ensure sustainable livelihoods by transforming land-use practices, business
practices, and consumer behavior. We believe that the best way to keep forests
standing is by ensuring that it is profitable for businesses and communities to
Scientific Certification Systems
Scientific Certification Systems (SCS) is a global leader in
independent certification and verification of environmental, sustainability,
stewardship, food quality, food safety, and food purity claims. SCS assessments
lead to the recognition of accomplishments in greenhouse gas inventories and
offsets, agricultural production, food processing and handling, forestry,
fisheries, flowers and plants, energy, green building, product manufacturing,
and corporate social responsibility.
TerraCarbon, LLC is an advisory firm that supports the
development of forest and land-based projects that reduce greenhouse gases. We
provide a range of technical, transaction, and strategic advisory services to
project developers and investors in the carbon market. Our clients include the
world’s leading conservation organizations, forward-thinking corporations, and
environmental market investors.
Tetra Tech is a leading provider of consulting, engineering,
and technical services worldwide. We are a diverse company, including individuals
with expertise in science, research, engineering, construction, and information
technology. Our strength is in collectively providing integrated
services—delivering the best solutions to meet our clients' needs.
3Degrees helps organizations buy, sell, and market
environmental commodities such as Renewable Energy Certificates (RECs) and
verified carbon offsets. 3Degrees partners with organizations that seek to
utilize environmental markets to build value for their customers, employees,
investors and other stakeholders.
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Sustainable Economic Development Initiative (SEDI)
SEDI’s mission is to promote sustainable economic prosperity
in Northern Arizona through ecological health, social equity, and a resilient
economy. Participate in their projects
and their annual Green Drinks networking event.
City of Flagstaff Sustainability Program
The Flagstaff Sustainability Program serves the community
and municipal organization as a catalyst for economic, environmental, and
social sustainability through policy development, project implementation,
leadership, and education.
Coconino County Sustainable Building Program (CCSBP)
The mission of the CCSBP is to educate, support, encourage,
and help develop sustainable building practices and processes for the citizens
of Coconino County and the City of Flagstaff.
Friends of Flagstaff’s Future (F3)
F3 envisions Flagstaff as a socially just community that
embraces an environmentally sustainable lifestyle, protects open spaces and
their ecological diversity, supports locally owned businesses, encourages the
democratic process, and offers opportunities for all to live happy and productive
Grand Canyon Trust
The mission of the Grand Canyon Trust is to protect and
restore the Colorado Plateau — its spectacular landscapes, flowing rivers,
clean air, diversity of plants and animals, and areas of beauty and solitude. The Grand Canyon Trust focuses on renewable
energy projects, air quality, forest restoration, water quality and more.
Northern Arizona Center for Entrepreneurship and Technology (NACET)
NACET fosters business growth and economic vitality,
creating high-quality jobs for the region. Partnering with a wide variety of
non-retail, service, manufacturing, high technology, science, and renewable
energy firms, NACET offers a hands-on business incubation engagement program
designed to transform innovation into viable companies.
The Environmental Caucus facilitates creative and strategic communication across campus to advance the institutional commitment to sustainability and to promote education, research, and collaboration on the environment.
Action Research Teams (ARTs)
Collaborate with master’s students and undergraduates working towards real solutions to real problems on campus and in northern Arizona. Become a practitioner of democratic organizing and sustainability advocacy.
NAU Net Impact
The Northern Arizona University chapter of the national organization Net Impact focuses on using business skills that not only benefit the bottom line, but people and the planet too.
NAU Institute for Tribal Environmental Professionals (ITEP)
The ITEP was created in 1992 to act as a catalyst among tribal governments, research, and technical resources at Northern Arizona University in support of environmental protection of Native American natural resources.