Bank of America Merrill Lynch is one of the world's largest financial institutions, serving individual consumers, corporations and institutions with a full range of banking, investing, asset management and other financial and risk management products and services. With operations in more than 40 countries, Bank of America Merrill Lynch understands the important role it plays in helping clients and communities address climate change and demands on natural resources. As of January 2012, we have delivered $17.2billion toward our 10-year, $20 billion environmental business initiative, which is addressing climate change and advancing a lower-carbon economy through our lending, investing, products and services, as well as focusing on the efficiency of our own operations.
BP Alternative Energy is creating a sustainable and secure energy future producing low carbon fuels and power while developing sustainable energy technologies.
Headquartered in Bethesda, Md., Lockheed Martin is a global security company that employs about 123,000 people worldwide and is principally engaged in the research, design, development, manufacture, integration and sustainment of advanced technology systems, products and services. The Corporation's 2011 sales from conitnuing operations were $46.5 billion.
Canadian Solar Inc. (NASDAQ: CSIQ) is one of the world's largest solar companies. As a leading vertically integrated provider of ingot, wafer, solar cell, solar module and other solar applications, Canadian Solar designs, manufactures and delivers solar products and solar system solutions for on-grid and off-grid use to customers worldwide. With operations in North America, Europe, Australia and Asia, Canadian Solar provides premium quality, cost-effective and environmentally-friendly solar solutions to support global, sustainable development.
Fjord is a private equity manager that invests growth capital in industrial resource efficiency solutions.
Hudson Clean Energy Partners is a leading private equity firm formed to invest in the dynamic and fast-growing clean energy markets. Hudson’s inaugural fund, Hudson Clean Energy Partners, L.P., held a final close above its target in October 2009 at $1.024 billion.
Novozymes is the world leader in bioinnovation. Together with customers across a broad array of industries, we create tomorrow’s industrial biosolutions, improving our customers' business and the use of our planet's resources.
Pew Charitable Trusts
The Pew Charitable Trusts is driven by the power of knowledge to solve today’s most challenging problems. Pew applies a rigorous, analytical approach to improve public policy, inform the public and stimulate civic life. We partner with a diverse range of donors, public and private organizations and concerned citizens who share our commitment to fact-based solutions and goal-driven investments to improve society.
From smart grid solutions to intelligent oil fields, Verizon is addressing key challenges and opportunities for utility, oil and gas companies worldwide to generate growth, drive business innovation and move society forward. Through the consumerization of IT, the company is also empowering individuals to manage their energy resources at home. Verizon Enterprise Solutions also delivers advanced communications and IT solutions that can help multinational businesses and government agencies act more sustainably. In addition to playing a central role in the new energy ecosystem, Verizon is committed to reducing carbon emissions, using more energy-efficient equipment in its global network operations, reducing energy consumption in its buildings and introducing more than 1,800 alternative fuel vehicles to its fleet.
Day 3 will address the integration of innovation and new power and fuel generation into existing networks and processes, which will put in sharp focus the developing markets, initiatives and business models flourishing in the broad umbrella of the United Nation's Year of Sustainable Energy for All. We are delighted to work in collaboration with the SE4All initiative on energy issues at the local, national, regional and international levels.