The nation’s sixth largest community-owned electric utility, SMUD has provided low-cost, reliable electricity to Sacramento County for more than 65 years. SMUD is an award-winning industry leader for its energy efficiency, renewable power, electric vehicle and carbon reduction programs which support economic and environmental vitality. SMUD was the first large California utility to reach 20 percent renewable energy supply and will reduce its greenhouse gas emissions to 10% of 1990 levels by 2050. https://www.smud.org/


Since 1955, the Bay Area Air Quality Management District has been the public agency responsible for protecting air quality in the nine counties that surround San Francisco Bay: Alameda, Contra Costa, Marin, Napa, San Francisco, San Mateo, Santa Clara, southwestern Solano, and southern Sonoma counties. The Air District is governed by a 24-member Board of Directors composed of locally elected officials from each of the nine Bay Area counties which oversees policies and adopts regulations to reduce air pollution in the region. The Air District aims to create a healthy breathing environment for every Bay Area resident while protecting and improving public health, air quality, and the global climate. http://www.baaqmd.gov/


Intercontinental Exchange (NYSE: ICE) operates the leading network of global futures and equity exchanges and provides world class clearing, data and listing services across commodity and financial markets. The New York Stock Exchange is the world leader in capital raising and equities trading.

Formed in 2000 to bring more transparency and accessibility to the OTC energy markets, ICE now operates twelve exchanges, six clearing houses and global data and listings services that drive global markets. Through a culture of growth, client service and innovation, ICE’s global network and state-of-the-art technology solutions serve the dynamic needs of market participants around the world. https://www.theice.com/index

Founded in 1944, our mission is to protect and improve global human health. NSF International provides verification of Greenhouse Gas (GHG) inventories and validation and verification of GHG projects. We are accredited by ANSI (ANSI-Accredited Greenhouse Gas Validation and Verification Body -Accreditation #0216), the California Air Resources Board (CARB – Accreditation H-16-018 as well as H2-16-009), and are a North American verification partner of the CDP (formerly Carbon Disclosure Project). NSF provides independent third-party verification of the environmental statements in green bond official disclosures. These statements may be based on the Green Bond Principles or the Climate Bonds Standard. We provide a full breadth of environmental services—from consulting to verification—in the focus areas of energy, water, materials and land. We engage with all clients, regardless of industry or sector, and can assist at any stage of readiness—from planning and strategy development to implementation and verification.http://www.nsf.org/