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ACCIONA is a global company with a business model based on sustainability. Its aim is to respond to society’s main needs through the provision of renewable energy, infrastructure, water and services. We do business differently. We offer solutions to address the great global challenges facing humanity that will mark the future of our planet. With a presence in more than 40 countries, it carries out its business activities based on the commitment to contribute to the economic and social development of the communities in which it operates.
Arizona State University
Harnessing this worldwide momentum, Thunderbird School of Global Management, the top-ranked program for international management, and Arizona State University’s Julie Ann Wrigley Global Futures Laboratory, ASU’s newest hub for global impact, are forming a new partnership to transcend boundaries and realize a shared vision of a thriving planet where all people can fulfill their potential. Together, these two vanguard academic institutions will convene stakeholders and experts from around the globe to discuss how ASU and its worldwide network of partner organizations and businesses can meet the global challenges of today and tomorrow by designing and implementing programs and projects that endeavor to ensure a just and flourishing future for all humankind and the natural environment that sustains all life on Earth.
Since 1992, CAF America’s core mission has been to enable cross-border giving by Americans to charities across the world. donor-advised giving and our industry-leading organizational validation protocols, we enable US donors to make strategic, cost-effective, and tax-advantaged gifts while reducing the risk, reputation exposure, and administrative burden associated with cross-border giving.
CETS Inc., a systems integrator and industrial engineering company based in the US. The company is a leader in the architectural design, development, engineering and deployment of renewable energy and waste solutions for municipalities. We provide our clients with technology infrastructure and construction services in: Renewable Energy, Waste-to-Energy, Energy Recovery and Smart Grid Networks. CETS provides advanced technology solutions and systems in collaboration with leading companies from the USA, Canada, UK, Germany, Sweden and Singapore who like CETS, are committed to supporting the circular economy. CETS is comprised of a highly qualified team in the fields of construction, renewable energy, engineering and waste management, especially designed to provide solutions for municipalities. The focus of CETS is on the development of state of the art Waste-To-Energy facilities. The application of new zero carbon and renewable operations enhances energy and waste efficiency, and gives municipalities cost-effective and sustainable advantages essential for the future.
The Coca-Cola Company
The Coca-Cola Company’s purpose is to refresh the world and make a difference. We craft the brands and choice of drinks that people love. We do this in ways that create a more sustainable business. It’s about working together to create a better shared future for our people, our communities and our planet. We are a total beverage company, offering over 500 brands in more than 200 countries and territories. We’re constantly transforming our portfolio, from reducing sugar in our drinks to bringing innovative new products to market. We’re also working to reduce our environmental impact by replenishing water and promoting recycling. With our bottling partners, we employ more than 700,000 people, helping bring economic opportunity to local communities worldwide.
Ecoppia is a pioneer and world leader in robotic solutions for photovoltaic solar. Ecoppia’s cloud-based, water-free, autonomous robotic systems remove dust from solar panels in arid environments across the globe, maintaining peak energy production without consuming water resources or electricity, with minimal costs and human intervention. The environmentally-friendly robots leverage advanced machine learning, IoT capabilities and proprietary algorithms in order to make day-to-day Operations and Maintenance (O&M) of solar sites safer, more efficient and more reliable. Privately-held and backed by prominent and experienced international investment funds, Ecoppia works with the largest energy companies globally, cleaning millions of solar panels every day, making green energy even greener.
IBERDROLA is a world leading power utility focusing on renewable energy, smart grids, storage, and electric mobility. Headquartered in Spain, the company supplies energy to almost 100 million people in dozens of countries, with a workforce of more than 35,000 people. The company is a leader in clean energy, with more than 32,500MW of installed capacity in renewables. Iberdrola is committed to accelerating its investments in renewable energy, digitalisation and electric mobility to boost economic recovery and support employment. This year the company is investing a record €10 billion, and thousands of new recruits are being hired across the world. In the last year, more than 1,700 young people under 30 years of age joined its workforce. So far in 2020 the company has already placed forward orders with its suppliers worth around €7 billion. Iberdrola has more than 22,000 suppliers, supporting 400,000 jobs worldwide, and has agreements in place until 2023 worth more than €20 billion.
Moody’s is a global integrated risk assessment firm that empowers organizations to make better decisions. Our data, analytical solutions and insights help decision-makers identify opportunities and manage the risks of doing business with others. We believe that greater transparency, more informed decisions, and fair access to information open the door to shared progress. With over 11,000 employees in more than 40 countries, Moody’s combines international presence with local expertise and over a century of experience in financial markets.
Salesforce is the #1 CRM, bringing companies and customers together in the digital age. Founded in 1999, Salesforce enables companies of every size and industry to take advantage of powerful technologies—cloud, mobile, social, blockchain, voice, and artificial intelligence—to connect to their customers in a whole new way. They are coming to us as their trusted advisor, and together we are transforming their businesses around the customer. Salesforce is committed to a set of core values--trust, customer success, innovation, and equality of every human being. Salesforce is one of the leaders on Fortune’s World's Best Workplaces list, and Forbes has ranked the company one of the world's most innovative companies for nine years in a row. For information, please visit www.salesforce.com.
SkyPower has earned the enviable track record and global recognition as one of the largest and most successful independent power producers that develops, finances, builds, owns and operates utility-scale renewable power projects across the globe. With a presence in 36 countries, we consistently contribute to the economic and social development of the communities where SkyPower operates. Our combined expertise culminates in over 1400 years of renewable energy experience focused and dedicated to our unwavering commitment and pursuit in addressing climate change. The accomplished SkyPower team has built, assembled and acquired an extensive pipeline of over 25GW worldwide, some of which are in bilateral agreements, and contract awards, to be built in the Middle East, Africa, South East and Central Asia over the coming years. SkyPower has secured over 30 Power Purchase Agreements (PPA), which in aggregate, represents billions of dollars’ worth of long-term renewable energy sales to leading utilities and governments around the world.
World Gold Council
The World Gold Council is the market development organisation for the gold industry. Our purpose is to stimulate and sustain demand for gold, provide industry leadership, and be the global authority on the gold market. We are a unique organisation that delivers tangible benefits to the gold industry. We are an active force within the market, working with a large and diverse set of partners to create access, drive innovation and stimulate demand, while providing a collective voice for our members. We provide insights into the international gold markets, helping people to understand the investment qualities of gold and its role in meeting the social and environmental needs of society.