Showcase Partners & Sponsors
September 15, 2018: Getting to Paris without Stopping in Washington
Showcase Partners & Sponsors
Cool the Earth
Cool the Earth’s mission is to engage individuals in climate change by motivating them to take simple, measurable actions to conserve energy. Collectively, these actions, and an increased civic engagement, will make a significant impact on global warming. Cool the Earth is a grassroots, school-to-home program that was founded in 2007 by Marin County parents, Carleen and Jeff Cullen, who were inspired to take action after seeing the documentary “An Inconvenient Truth.”
The North Bay’s Leading Solar provider for over 35 years, SolarCraft provides Solar and Clean Energy Solutions that deliver the highest financial and environmental benefits possible to our clients. SolarCraft is proud to be 100% Employee-Owned, ensuring that customers can expect excellent products and service from people who are fully committed to our company, our clients, our partners and our community.
Sage is California’s leading energy consulting and project management firm. We help organizations lower energy costs, reduce risk, and explore innovative and market-proven sustainability solutions such as Community Choice, electric vehicle charging, and battery energy storage.
Marin County Transit District (Marin Transit) was formed by a vote of the people of Marin County in 1964. Marin Transit is responsible for local public transit and contracts with other providers, including Golden Gate Transit and Whistlestop Wheels, to operate local bus and paratransit services. Marin Transit’s services are designed to provide for the mobility needs of the general population throughout the County. In 2007, Marin County Transit District underwent a complete rebranding, renaming ourselves Marin Transit.
Marin Climate & Energy Partnership
The mission of the Marin Climate & Energy Partnership (MCEP) is to create a countywide partnership that allows partner members to work collaboratively, share resources and secure funding to: discuss, study and implement overarching policies and programs, ranging from emission reduction strategies to adaption, contained in each agency’s Climate Action Plan; and collect date and report on progress in meeting each partner member’s individual greenhouse gas emission targets.
Point Blue Conservation Science
Point Blue’s 160 scientists work to reduce the impacts of climate change, habitat loss, and other environmental threats while developing nature-based solutions to benefit both wildlife and people. We partner with land and water managers, fishermen, ranchers, farmers, cities, counties, and others to improve the health of our planet. We work from the Sierra to the sea, across the Western Hemisphere and as far away as Antarctica, preparing for the changes—and challenges—ahead.
West Marin Compost
Environmental West Marin Compost produces high quality compost from three community discards streams: dairy, yard debris and equine. The West Marin Compost project is a community-driven solution that benefits the environment, the agricultural community, the county and the local community in numerous ways: keeping it local, a tool for agriculture to meet water quality standards, providing a biological soil amendment for local farming, and providing Marin dairies with a locally produced low-pathogen bedding material.
Marin Environmental Housing Collaborative
MEHC works collaboratively to promote public support for projects that advance affordable housing, environmental integrity, and social justice. MEHC is a partnership that includes affordable housing, environmental, and social justice advocates. MEHC works collaboratively to promote public support for projects that advance affordable housing, environmental integrity, and social justice. MEHC makes connections between adversaries, aligns the goals of competing missions, and provides stronger support for elected officials who want to vote for environmentally friendly affordable housing but hesitate in fear of backlash.
We are building a grassroots climate movement, working for deep reductions in carbon pollution in the San Francisco Bay Area & beyond. We have five campaigns and four local groups. Find out what you need to know on our Campaigns, Events and Petition pages (and don’t forget to take a look at our FAQs, too).
Agricultural Institute of Marin
Agricultural Institute of Marin’s (AIM) mission is to educate the public about the nutritional and economic benefits of buying locally grown food directly from farmers, and to connect and support communities and agriculture. AIM currently manages seven Certified Farmers Markets in the Bay Area and represents over 300 family farms, specialty food purveyors, and artisans. AIM believes the success of the small family farm depends on eaters who understand the value and joys of local agriculture.
Estuary & Ocean Science Center, San Francisco State University
The Estuary & Ocean Science Center (EOS Center) supports scientific study of the sea, enhances public engagement with marine science and develops solutions to the environmental problems confronting coastal communities. We connect science, society and the sea through outstanding interdisciplinary research, education and outreach programs to train the next generation of scientists and sustain healthy and resilient coastal ecosystems for future generations.
It’s through community support that Mt. Tam has been protected for 100 years. And it’s through One Tam that we can protect it for 100 more. But we need your help. Tam’s land managers have the honor of protecting some of the most beautiful, ecologically rich, and well-loved open spaces in the region, and an important source of drinking water. To meet their missions, they must contend with numerous challenges.
Sustainable Enterprise Conference
Sustainable Enterprise Conference’s mission is to educate and work with North Bay enterprises and the local community integrating environmental responsibility, sustainable business practices and economic and social equity issues to ensure a high quality life for future generations. We believe in the power of our local community where for-profits, nonprofits and government join forces to resolve systemic issues together, in order to create a more sustainable and thriving environment, resulting in a higher quality of life for all living things for generations to come.
Marin Community Foundation
Marin Community Foundation distributes more than $80 million in grants annually and is the 10th largest community foundation in the country. We’re here to provide access to the people, resources and issue-area expertise to transform your philanthropic ambitions into reality. Whether you’re considering opening a donor-advised fund to start your charitable giving now, or you’re planning for the future, we have the vehicles that can help you make maximum impact.
Cool Effect is a globally recognized non-profit that discovers, authenticates, and selects the best projects to measurably reduce greenhouse gases. Through a rigorous process, Cool Effect is able to implement projects that will work to reduce carbon emissions. Cool Effect works through transparent donations to work on these projects.
Marin Interfaith Climate Action
Marin Interfaith Climate Action (MICA) currently has a membership from 13 faith communities in Marin, and is affiliated with local, state, and national environmental and climate groups. Driven by a moral imperative to take action now, MICA is confronting the growing climate crisis in three ways: developing environmental education and adopting mitigating measures within our own religious communities, being advocates for climate legislation, and collaborating in meaningful actions with other environmental organizations.
Strategic Energy Innovations
Founded in 1997, Strategic Energy Innovations (SEI) is a non-profit that develops and delivers solutions customized to help communities accomplish their sustainability goals. As we support our clients to reduce their consumption of natural resources, we also help them save money. SEI’s creative team of problem solvers encourages communities to adopt clean and efficient energy technologies and practices, while we facilitate valuable training people need to find work in the green economy.
Marin Interfaith Council
Marin Interfaith Council (MIC) is a respectful collaborative that celebrates faith traditions, advocates justice and builds community. MIC cultivates a community diverse in belief, opinion, and culture. For over thirty years, MIC has enabled congregations, nonprofits and individuals to make Marin a more vibrant and equitable community. MIC’s work in the religious, nonprofit and public spheres aims to make Marin a national model of an inclusive community.