The Association of Climate Change Officers (ACCO) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit membership organization for executives and officials worldwide in industry, government, academia and the non-profit community. ACCO seeks to enable all organizations to be more sustainable by building enterprise capacity and empowering leaders to respond to climate change threats and increase business competitiveness. ACCO’s mission is to define, develop and support the functions, resources and communities necessary for effective organizational leadership in addressing climate-related risks and opportunities.
ACCO services climate change professionals worldwide from sectors including:
- Public & private corporations;
- Municipal, state, regional & Federal governmental organizations;
- Colleges & universities; and
- Non-profit organizations.
They have been involved with multiple other Master’s Projects at the Nicholas School of the Environment including “Challenges and Opportunities in Supply Chain Environmental Sustainability Disclosure,” and “Climate Change Leadership in Higher Education Institutions.”
More information on ACCO can be located at their website www.accoonline.org.