Climate Leadership Awards Winners

Past Winners

2020 Award Winners

Organizational Leadership Award

California Department of Water Resources
Jackson Family Wines
Kilroy Realty Corporation
Xcel Energy Inc.

Individual Leadership Award

Supervisor Dave Pine, County of San Mateo
Brendan Reed, San Diego County Regional Airport Authority

Excellence in Greenhouse Gas Management (Goal Achievement Award)

Ingersoll Rand, now Trane Technologies
SC Johnson

Excellence in Greenhouse Gas Management (Goal Setting Certificate)

Baker Hughes
City of Los Angeles
Ford Motor Company
Pitney Bowes
San Diego County Regional Airport Authority
Seagate Technology
WSP Global Inc.

Innovative Partnership Certificate

Tyson Foods and EDF Partnership to Advance Sustainable Food Production
Wyoming Integrated Test Center

2019 Award Winners

Organizational Leadership Award

Mars, Inc.
PepsiCo
Schneider Electric

Individual Leadership Award

Nancy Sutley, Los Angeles Department of Water and Power

Supply Chain Leadership Award

Cisco Systems, Inc.
Mars, Inc.
PepsiCo

Excellence in Greenhouse Gas Management (Goal Achievement Award)

CH2M, now Jacobs
Cisco Systems, Inc.

Excellence in Greenhouse Gas Management (Goal Setting Certificate)

Cisco Systems, Inc.
Comerica, Inc.
Harvard University
IBM
Mastercard
Microsoft Corporation
Shire, now part of Takeda

Innovative Partnership Certificate

American Honda Motor Co.
Bank of America and American Forest
Electric Vehicle Charging Carbon Coalition

2018 Award Winners

Organizational Leadership Award

Citigroup
Baxter Healthcare
Corp Allergan

Individual Leadership Award

Gerard M Anderson, CEO, DTE Energy

Excellence in Greenhouse Gas Management (Goal Achievement Award)

California Department of Water Resources
California Public Employees Retirement System (CalPERS)
Comerica Inc.
IBM
The Hartford

Excellence in Greenhouse Gas Management (Goal Setting Certificate)

Biogen
CA Technologies
Kimberly-Clark Corporation
Raytheon Corporation
SC Johnson
United Technologies
The Hartford

Innovative Partnership Certificate

Goldman Sachs
National Grid
Utah Climate Action Network

2017 Award Winners

Organizational Leadership Award

Dallas Fort Worth International Airport
The Goldman Sachs Group
IBM
Lockheed Martin Corporation
Procter & Gamble

Individual Leadership Award

Assemblymember Eduardo Garcia, California State Assembly
Dr. Jairo Garcia, Director Climate Policies and Renewables, City of Atlanta, Georgia
Ms. Sophia Mendelsohn, Director of Sustainability, JetBlue Airways

Supply Chain Leadership Award

Clif Bar & Company
United States Postal Service

Excellence in Greenhouse Gas Management (Goal Achievement Award)

Bank of America
The Goldman Sachs Group

Excellence in Greenhouse Gas Management (Goal Setting Certificate)

Bank of America
Gap Inc.
NRG Energy

Innovative Partnership Certificate

Atlanta Better Buildings Challenge
San Mateo County Regionally Integrated Climate Action Planning Suite (RICAPS) Initiative

2016 Award Winners

Organizational Leadership Award

California Department of Water Resources
Ingersoll Rand
Mars, Incorporated
Microsoft Corporation

Individual Leadership Award

Thomas G. Day, United States Postal Service

Supply Chain Leadership

Cisco Systems

Excellence in Greenhouse Gas Management (Goal Achievement Award)

Best Buy Co., Inc.
Kimberly-Clark Corporation
Pitney Bowes
United Technologies Corporation
Xcel Energy

Excellence in Greenhouse Gas Management (Goal Setting Certificate)

Dallas Fort Worth International Airport
IBM
MetLife, Inc.

Innovative Partnerships Certificate

The Government Authorities for the Home Energy Renovation Opportunity (HERO) Program
King County-Cities Climate Collaboration (Washington State)
Minneapolis Clean Energy Partnership

2015 Award Winners

Organizational Leadership Award

Bank of America

Individual Leadership Award

Mayor Bill Finch, City of Bridgeport, Connecticut

Excellence in Greenhouse Gas Management (Goal Achievement Award)

The City and County of San Francisco, California
The Clorox Company
DPR Construction
SC Johnson
Sprint
UPS

Excellence in Greenhouse Gas Management (Goal Setting Certificate)

Brown-Forman Corporation
California Department of Water Resources
Capital One Financial Corporation
CH2M HILL
The Clorox Company
EMC Corporation
The Hartford
Tiffany & Co.

Innovative Partnerships Certificate

Chevrolet Clean Energy Campus Campaign
San Diego Regional Climate Collaborative

2014 Award Winners

Organizational Leadership Award

City of Chula Vista
Sprint
University of California, Irvine

Individual Leadership Award

Sam Brooks, Associate Director, D.C. Department of General Services
Robert Taylor, Energy Manager, Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission

Supply Chain Leadership Award

Sprint

Excellence in Greenhouse Gas Management (Goal Achievement Award)

The Boeing Company
Caesars Entertainment
Cisco Systems, Inc.
Ecolab
The Hartford
IBM
Johnson Controls
Kohl’s Department Stores
Mack Trucks
Novelis

Excellence in Greenhouse Gas Management (Goal Setting Certificate)

Fruit of the Loom, Inc.
Hasbro, Inc.
Kohl’s Department Stores

2013 Award Winners

Organizational Leadership Award

Boulder County, Colorado
City of Austin, Texas
Intel Corporation
Port of San Diego
Sonoma County Water Agency

Individual Leadership Award

Tamara “TJ” DiCaprio, Senior Director of Environmental Sustainability, Microsoft Corporation
J. Wayne Leonard, Former Chairman and CEO of Entergy Corporation (retired)

Supply Chain Leadership Award

Cisco Systems, Inc.
IBM
San Diego Gas & Electric Co.

Excellence in Greenhouse Gas Management (Goal Achievement Award)

Abbott
CSX Transportation, Inc.
Limited Brands, Inc.
Office Depot
Raytheon Company
Staples, Inc.
Tiffany & Co.
Turner Construction Company

Excellence in Greenhouse Gas Management (Goal Setting Certificate)

Bank of America
Lockheed Martin Corporation
Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC)
SC Johnson & Son, Inc.
Wells Fargo & Company

2012 Award Winners

Organizational Leadership Award

IBM
San Diego Gas & Electric

Individual Leadership Award

Gene Rodrigues, Director of Customer Energy Efficiency & Solar, Southern California Edison

Supply Chain Leadership Award

Port of Los Angeles
SAP
UPS

Excellence in Greenhouse Gas Management (Goal Achievement Award)

Campbell Soup Company
Casella Waste Systems
Conservation Services Group
Cummins Inc.
Fairchild Semiconductor
Genzyme
Hasbro
Intel Corporation
International Paper
SC Johnson

Excellence in Greenhouse Gas Management (Goal Setting Certificate)

Avaya
Bentley Prince Street
Campbell Soup Company
Ford Motor Company
Gap Inc.
Ingersoll Rand

Award Categories

Organizational Leadership Award: Recognizes organizations that not only have their own comprehensive greenhouse gas inventories and aggressive emissions reduction goals, but also exemplify extraordinary leadership in their internal response to climate change, and engagement of their peers, partners, and supply chain.

Individual Leadership Award: Recognizes individuals demonstrating extraordinary leadership both in addressing climate change and engaging their organization, peers, and partners.

Supply Chain Leadership Award: Recognizes organizations that have their own comprehensive greenhouse gas inventories and aggressive emissions reduction goals and demonstrate they are at the leading edge of managing greenhouse gas emissions in their organizational supply chains.

Excellence in Greenhouse Gas Management (Goal Setting Certificate): Recognizes organizations that publicly report and verify organization-wide greenhouse gas inventories and publicly set aggressive greenhouse gas emissions reduction goals.

Excellence in Greenhouse Gas Management (Goal Achievement Award): Recognizes organizations that publicly report and verify organization-wide greenhouse gas inventories and achieve aggressive greenhouse gas emissions reduction goals.

Innovative Partnership Certificate:Recognizes organizations working collaboratively on leading edge climate initiatives. Partnerships have collectively established objectives to measurably address greenhouse gas reduction goals and/or adaptation and resilience activities.

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