National Defense Initiative Supporting Orgs
|The Alliance to Save Energy is a nonprofit organization that promotes energy efficiency worldwide through research, education and advocacy. We encourage business, government, environmental and consumer leaders to use energy efficiency as a means to achieve a healthier economy, a cleaner environment and greater energy security.
|Advanced Biofuels USA is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization. Its purpose is to promote understanding, development and use of sustainable advanced biofuels in order to achieve energy security, military strategic flexibility, rural economic development and to mitigate climate change.
|The California Center for Sustainable Energy is an independent, nonprofit organization that accelerates the adoption of clean and efficient energy solutions via consumer education, market facilitation and policy innovation. For more information and workshop listings, visit www.energycenter.org or call 858-244-1177.|
|The Center for Climate and Security is an action-oriented think tank and convenor, with a distinguished Advisory Board of former military leaders and security professionals. We facilitate policy development processes and dialogues, provide analysis, consolidate existing reports into short, digestible documents, conduct research, and act as a resource hub in the climate and security field.
|CleanTECH San Diego is a private, non-profit member organization formed in 2007. As one of the nation's premier cleantech cluster organizations, its mission is to position the region as a global leader in the cleantech economy. CleanTECH San Diego serves as a catalyst for a diverse group of stakeholders to advance a common agenda.
|Environmental Entrepreneurs (E2) is a national community of business leaders who promote sound environmental policy that builds economic prosperity.
We provide an independent, nonpartisan resource for understanding the business perspective on environmental issues. Working with business, environmental and non-traditional allies, E2 helps shape state and national policy that's good for the economy and the environment. Founded in 2000, E2 represents a non-partisan, national community of over 850 business leaders. We are entrepreneurs, investors and professionals from every sector of the economy who collectively manage nearly $90 billion of venture capital and private equity. Our members have started over 1,400 businesses, which in turn have created over 500,000 jobs.
|International Private Infrastructure Association (IPIA) was established in 2004 as a membership association to reverse the 77% decline from 1998 to 2002 in financial institution lending for infrastructure in emerging economies. World Bank figures confirm a decline in annual private infrastructure investment from $120 billion per year in 1997 to $64 billion in 2004. IPIA's solution is country-based debt guarantees in the form of Payment Contingency Funds (PCF's). IPIA's customized Payment Contingency Funds provide a first tier of debt insurance backed by re-insurance. The result is re-enabling of non-recourse project financing.
|The 2013 State Energy Outlook Conference hosted by the National Association of State Energy Officials (NASEO) and the Association of State Energy Research Institutions (ASERTTI) will focus on state-federal energy collaboration in a new budget and policy era. This year's Conference will explore the national energy policy outlook and the state, federal, and private sector partnerships that will advance U.S. energy policy. Join NASEO and ASERTTI members in the nation's capital for the 2013 State Energy Outlook Conference on Tuesday, February 5 – Friday, February 8, 2013, at the Fairmont Washington, D.C.
|The U.S.-U.A.E. Business Council is a progressive business advocacy organization solely committed to the advancement of the trade and commercial relationship between the United States and the United Arab Emirates. The U.S.-U.A.E. Business Council provides its diverse membership unparalleled access to senior decision makers in business and government in the U.A.E. and in the U.S. The Business Council actively works to ensure that the U.S. and U.A.E. remain attractive destinations for foreign direct investment by conducting effective policy advocacy, undertaking various trade promotion initiatives, providing ongoing updates on the business climate in both countries, and helping develop strategic relationships between U.S. and U.A.E. business and government officials.