Meet Our Presenting Sponsors
Alcoa is the world’s leading producer of primary aluminum, fabricated aluminum and alumina. In addition to inventing the modern-day aluminum industry, Alcoa innovation has been behind major milestones in the aerospace, automotive, packaging, building and construction, commercial transportation, consumer electronics and industrial markets over the past 120 years. Among the solutions Alcoa markets are flat-rolled products, hard alloy extrusions and forgings, as well as Alcoa wheels, fastening systems, precision and investment castings and building systems, in addition to its expertise in other light metals such as titanium and nickel-based super alloys.
Sustainability is an integral part of Alcoa’s operating practices and the product design and engineering it provides to customers. Alcoa has been a member of the Dow Jones Sustainability Index for eight consecutive years, and approximately 75 percent of all of the aluminum ever produced since 1888 is still in active use today. Alcoa employs approximately 59,000 people in 31 countries around the world. More information can be found at www.alcoa.com.
The American Clean Skies Foundation was founded in 2007 to advance America’s energy independence and a cleaner, low-carbon environment through expanded use of natural gas, renewables and efficiency.
ACSF believes that stakeholders need to come together to reduce our greenhouse gas emissions and reliance on imported oil. Using our domestic resources will lead to critically important job creation in the power sector. Our new Clean Skies Bulletin provides data and infographics on cleaner transportation as well as the environmental economics of energy consumption. Read it here - http://ht.ly/abXNE - or subscribe atwww.cleanskies.org.
The BlueGreen Alliance is a national, strategic partnership of labor unions and environmental organizations working to expand the number and quality of jobs in the green economy. Launched by the United Steelworkers and Sierra Club in 2006, the BlueGreen Alliance has grown to include the Communications Workers of America, Natural Resources Defense Council, Service Employees International Union, National Wildlife Federation, Utility Workers Union of America, Union of Concerned Scientists, American Federation of Teachers, Amalgamated Transit Union, United Auto Workers, and the United Food and Commercial Workers. For more information, visit www.bluegreenalliance.org.
The BlueGreen Alliance Foundation (BGAF), a non-profit, 501(c)(3) organization, conducts research and educates the public and media about solutions to environmental challenges that create economic opportunities for the American people. BGAF is the host and funder of the 2012 Good Jobs, Green Jobs Regional Conferences.
In addition, BGAF is home to the Clean Energy Manufacturing Center, which helps policy makers and business owners develop the wind and solar energy manufacturing supply chain in the United States; the Chemicals, Public Health and Green Chemistry Program, which aims to educate the public about the importance of curbing toxic chemical use to improve workplace and community health and safety; and GreenPOWER, an innovative training program for Minnesota’s manufacturing workers aimed at reducing inefficiencies and energy use and improving companies’ bottom line.
The Foundation works with the BlueGreen Alliance — a national partnership of labor unions and environmental organizations working to expand the number and quality of jobs in the green economy — to achieve its mission.
The International Union of Operating Engineers Stationary Engineers Local 39 is a progressive, diversified trade union that primarily represents building, facility and petro-chemical stationary engineers. As a member of the International Union of Operating Engineers, Local 39 is a part of the 10th largest union in the AFL-CIO and devotes significant portions of its time to learning the trade, staying current with technology, and honing member skills to become the best operating engineers and stationary engineers in the construction and stationary fields.
The Stationary Engineers Local 39 Training Department is committed to providing the highest level of job-related training available for both Apprentices and Journeypersons. Local 39 Training has always been one of the cornerstones of Local 39's success. One of over 100 state-of-the-art training and apprenticeship programs within in the the IUOE, Local 39 training ensures it's members are the safest, most productive, and highly skilled craft workers in the United States and Canada.
The Los Angeles Department of Water & Power (LADWP) was established more than 100 years ago to deliver reliable, safe water and electricity supplies to the residents and businesses in Los Angeles.
As the largest municipal utility in the United States, the LADWP has an obligation to take a leading role in the fight against global warming. To learn more about the steps we are taking to reduce our carbon footprint, protect our water supply, and make Los Angeles a greener, cleaner place, visit our website at www.ladwp.com.
The Sierra Club’s members and supporters are 1.4 million of your friends and neighbors who want a safe and healthy community in which to live, smart energy solutions to combat climate disruption and an enduring legacy for America’s wild places. Since 1892, the Sierra Club has been working to protect communities, wild places and the planet itself. We are the oldest, largest and most influential grassroots environmental organization in the United States.
The USW is the largest industrial union in North America and has 850,000 members in the U.S., Canada and the Caribbean. It represents workers employed in meals, rubber, chemicals, paper, oil refining, energy and the service sector.
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