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If you are interested in NACW sponsorship, please contact Gillian Calof at (213) 542-0281 or [email protected].

Latham & Watkins delivers innovative solutions to complex legal and business challenges around the world. From a global platform, Latham lawyers advise leading multinationals, boundary-pushing start-ups, and the investors and financial institutions that fuel them. The firm helps clients navigate market-shaping transactions, high-stakes litigation and trials, and sophisticated regulatory matters. Latham is one of the world’s largest providers of pro bono services, steadfastly supports initiatives designed to advance diversity within the firm and the legal profession, and is committed to exploring and promoting environmental sustainability.
The APX mission is to empower the world’s transition to sustainable energy, and we achieve this by providing environmental markets worldwide with intelligent, transparent, and trusted solutions. To realize this commitment, we use our deep domain expertise to couple innovative technology with client focused solutions, and to realize sustainability goals for governments, corporations and not-for-profits organizations.

This depth and breadth of knowledge makes the APX team uniquely qualified to provide leading-edge market solutions that deliver trust, integrity, and experience. More than 5,000 companies globally rely on APX products and services for integrity in environmental markets with more than 2 billion credits transacted.

APX registry technology is used by the Climate Action Reserve for both CRT and ROC tracking, as well as for CAR’s Climate Forward program. APX registry technology is also behind 10 additional carbon or renewable energy registries worldwide.

The Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) is the nation’s most effective environmental action organization. We combine the power of more than three million members and online activists with the expertise of some 700 scientists, lawyers, and policy advocates across the globe to ensure the rights of all people to the air, the water, and the wild. NRDC was founded in 1970 and our staff helped write some of America’s bedrock environmental laws, including the Clean Water Act, and many of the implementing regulations; our water enforcement cases played a major role shaping current water policy throughout the country. Today, our people work across the world, with major offices in New York, Washington DC, Chicago, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Bozeman, Montana and Beijing.

ClimeCo Corporation is a respected advisor, transaction facilitator, trader and developer of environmental commodity market products. ClimeCo develops and manages carbon emission reduction projects in North America and offers the resulting carbon offsets to companies and organizations that use them to satisfy regulatory compliance program requirements or internal sustainability goals. Within the Climate Action Reserve, ClimeCo is the largest developer of U.S. Greenhouse Gas offset projects and has been honored to receive their “Project Developer of the Year” award. In the regulated markets, ClimeCo also provides market advisory and transaction services to assist clients in maximizing value for their commodity assets while minimizing costs. In addition to our carbon portfolio, ClimeCo also provides clients with a comparable suite of services to support criteria pollutant trading programs, including VOC, NOx, SO2, and particulate matter. For information, contact ClimeCo at (484) 415-0501 or [email protected].

Five Point, headquartered in Irvine, California, designs and develops large mixed-use, master-planned communities in Orange County, Los Angeles County, and San Francisco County that combine residential, commercial, retail, educational, and recreational elements with public amenities, including civic areas for parks and open space. Five Point’s communities include the Great Park Neighborhoods® in Irvine, Valencia® (formerly known as Newhall Ranch®) in Los Angeles County, and Candlestick® and The San Francisco Shipyard® in the City of San Francisco. These communities are designed to include approximately 40,000 residential homes and approximately 23 million square feet of commercial space as well as 10,500 acres of open space. In addition, Valencia is designed to be the first net zero greenhouse gas community of its size in the nation.

ICIS is the global source of Independent Commodity Intelligence Services. We connect data, markets and customers to create a comprehensive, trusted view of the global commodities markets, enabling smarter business decisions that optimise the world’s resources.

Over the past four decades, we have cultivated deep expertise in downstream petrochemicals supported by our ever-expanding reach in the energy and fertilizer markets. Today we are the world’s largest and trusted petrochemicals market intelligence provider.

We exist to help businesses make strategic decisions, mitigate risk, improve productivity and capitalise on new opportunities. At, ICIS we make some of the world’s most important markets more trusted and predictable by providing data services, thought leadership and decision tools. As result of our unmatched global presence, we deliver targeted connected intelligence to influence thousands of decisions across supply chains every single day. Drawing upon our legacy, we are also in a unique position to leverage big data and analytics as part of RELX, a FTSE20 data and analytics company with over 30,000 experts across 40 countries.

With our intelligence, we shape the world by connecting markets to optimise the world’s valuable resources.

The Metropolitan Water District of Southern California is a state-established cooperative of 26 cities and water agencies serving 19 million people in six counties. The district imports water from the Colorado River and Northern California to supplement local supplies, and helps its members to develop water conservation, recycling, storage and other resource-management programs.
First Environment logo First Environment provides technical assistance and assurance services for greenhouse gas reporting or offset projects under most North American compliance or voluntary programs. We assist project developers with emission reduction projects, including producing project description documents, monitoring plans, and offset calculations. We also support public and private organizations in developing greenhouse gas inventories and facility reports.

First Environment is CARB-accredited as a verification body for cap and trade compliance offset project data reports with livestock, ozone depleting substances, and mine methane capture project specialties. The firm is also a CARB-accredited verification body for GHG emission data reports under the MRR and our team includes transaction, oil and gas, and process emissions sector specialists. First Environment is also ANSI-accredited to perform verifications of voluntary offset projects under the CAR, VCS and ACR programs; The Climate Registry member reports; as well as compliance greenhouse gas reporting to Quebec, Ontario, and British Columbia.


SCS logo SCS Global Services (SCS) is a trusted leader in third-party environmental, sustainability and food quality certification, auditing, testing and standards development. SCS has verified 250 million tonnes of CO2e emissions and has been a leading assessor of carbon offset projects globally since 2008, with experience in project types ranging from forestry, agriculture, landfill, ozone depleting substances, and college energy efficiency. Our carbon offset verification team brings its expertise in field forestry, biometrics, and verification to the global carbon market, with a commitment to scientific excellence, high quality standards, outstanding client service, and fast turnaround. We will work with you to find the most cost effective and comprehensive solutions to meet your project validation and verification needs.
The ANSI National Accreditation Board (ANAB) is the largest multi-disciplinary ISO/IEC 17011 accreditation body in North America, and a signatory of the International Laboratory Accreditation Cooperation and International Accreditation Forum multilateral recognition arrangements. ANAB accredits management systems and product certification bodies, calibration and testing laboratories, personnel credentialing organizations, forensic service providers, inspection bodies, validation and verification bodies, reference material producers, and proficiency test providers. ANAB is a subsidiary of the American National Standards Institute (ANSI).