Training Affiliate Program
from Climate Fundamentals Academies and
Live Online Training in our
revamped affiliate packages.
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The Association of
Climate Change Officers (ACCO) is offering a series of
2-day training academies to enable attendees to complete
required training for the
(formerly the Climate Governance Certificate).
These academies will provide curriculum on topics
including understanding climate science and variability,
identifying climate hazards and conducting vulnerability
assessments, basics of greenhouse gas accounting, the
food-water-energy nexus, and fundamental governance and
stakeholder engagement strategies.
These training activities will prove valuable to
decision makers across sectors and professional roles
desiring to be better informed of climate change and sea
level rise implications, and to develop strategies for
responding to related risks and opportunities. The
training, which leverages a cohort learning process and
incorporates interactive exercises, will enable
participants to play a more active role in integrating
sensible climate change strategies into organizational
and community planning.
Should Register for
These Training Programs?
Climate Fundamentals Academies bundle and build upon
CCO Training Bootcamps
and are oriented to decision-makers across professionals
roles and functions in companies, government,
universities, nonprofit organizations and professional
service firms. In particular, the members of the
following professions will find these activities
critical in their professional development:
Architects & Engineers
Planners & Civil Engineers
Facilities & Energy Management
Environment & Sustainability
Chain & Procurement
Corporate Social Responsibility
Management & Business Continuity
About the CCP® Designation
Professional (CCP®) is the
credential for mid-level practitioners
reflecting your dedication to professional
development and your competency in the
fundamentals of climate change preparedness
and strategic planning. A combination of
related work experience and completion of
all core curriculum courses and elective
requirements is required for this
designation. The CCP® designation is
currently available for practitioners across
all sectors and professional functions. ACCO
will be unveiling CCP® categories tailored
to specific professional roles and sectors
About ACCO Credentialing Programs
credential reflects that you are
a leader in driving climate change
strategies. With an increasing number of
organizations committing to greenhouse gas
reduction goals, adaptation planning and
resilience initiatives, ACCO credentials
demonstrate your competence in leading
climate action planning efforts and
sustainability-focused initiatives. Learn
New Dates/Venues to be Announced Shortly
in Winter/Spring 2017
California Regional Workshop #1
San Francisco, California
Regional Workshop #3
Capital Regional Workshop #3
Washington, District of Columbia
"Extremely well organized and
executed, a very positive
"One of the best things at this
type of training is the sharing
of ideas with folks from the
government, non-profit and
"I'm not new to the climate
field, but still learned a lot
from the material, particularly
from the way the material was
"Even though this topic is
outside my usual scope of work,
I found it very interesting and
informative. It is the type of
information that can be useful
to all of us whether it be
through our work, or
understanding the work of
others, or as investors."
"Instructors were excellent.
They kept the class engaged,
involved, and challenged.
Interactive exercises were very
effective at spurring discussion
and helping the participants
absorb the content."
"The diversity and quality of
the instructors was very good.
They engaged the audience and
provided useful application of
the information presented."
"I found that the discussion and
the different perspectives
brought by the presenters was
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