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Organizations that work on adaptation in the business sector are listed below. 

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Asian Pacific Environmental Network

The Asian Pacific Environmental Network (APEN) holds the vision that all people have a right to a clean and healthy environment in which their communities can live, work, learn, play, and thrive. APEN was founded in 1993 and seeks to bring together a collective voice among the diverse Asian Pacific Islander communities in the US. Through a strategy which combines grassroots community organizing, civic engagement, and policy, APEN works to develop an alternative agenda for environmental, social, and economic justice.




Boston Green Ribbon Commission

The Boston Green Ribbon Commission is a group of business, institutional, and civic leaders in Boston working to develop shared strategies for fighting climate change in coordination with the City’s Climate Action Plan. .




Business for Social Responsibility

Business for Social Responsibility (BSR) is a global nonprofit organization that develops sustainable business strategies and solutions through consulting, research, and cross-sector collaboration. From its offices in Asia, Europe, and North America, BSR works with a network of more than 250 member companies to “build a just and sustainable world.”




Center for Climate and Energy Solutions (C2ES)

The Center for Climate and Energy Solutions (C2ES) is the successor organization to the Pew Center on Global Climate Change. For the last decade, the Pew Center was a non-partisan leader in providing climate science, impacts, technological solutions, and policy analysis to address global climate change. Under the new name, and with additional funding sources from the private sector, C2ES continues the same work with a focus on clean energy solutions and climate change mitigation and adaptation.




Cleveland Neighborhood Progress

Cleveland Neighborhood Progress is a local community development funding intermediary that has invested in community revitalization work in Greater Cleveland, Ohio, since 1988. Its mission is to foster inclusive communities of choice and opportunity throughout Cleveland, and its primary goals include pursuing racial equity, place-making, economic opportunity, support for high-capacity community development corporations, and climate resiliency.




Detroit Climate Action Collaborative

The Detroit Climate Action Collaborative (DCAC) is a project bringing together community groups, universities, state agencies, city leaders, environmental and public health organizations, and Detroit businesses and institutions. These constituents plan for how carbon pollution reductions and climate change preparedness projects will contribute to the resilient and responsible rebuilding of Detroit. DCAC was convened by the community environmental organization Detroiters Working for Environmental Justice (DWEJ).




Detroiters Working for Environmental Justice

Detroiters Working for Environmental Justice (DWEJ) promotes local and national collaboration to advance environmental justice and sustainable redevelopment. DWEJ works to foster clean, healthy, and safe communities through innovative policy, education, and workforce initiatives.




Earth Economics

Earth Economics is a non-profit organization that integrates science-based economics into investments and policy decisions through natural capital analysis. They offer support to organizations and communities to “mitigate risk, add value and build resilience by taking nature into account,” by monetizing and comparing benefits for natural capital, human health, jobs and income, and community cohesion. Analysis is offered on sustainable use practices that support climate adaptation and mitigation such as reducing wildfire risk, supporting carbon capture, and enhancing biodiversity.




Environmental Advocates of New York

Environmental Advocates of New York is an environmental government watchdog based in Albany. Its mission is to protect the air, land, water, wildlife, and health of all New Yorkers. The group monitors state government, evaluating proposed laws and championing policies and practices that will ensure responsible stewardship of the environment. 




Environmental Finance Center, University of Maryland

The Environmental Finance Center (EFC) at the University of Maryland is focused on protecting natural resources and watersheds by “strengthening the capacity of local decision-makers to analyze environmental problems, develop innovative and effective methods of financing environmental efforts and educate communities about the role of finance and economic development in the protection of the environment. ” Through direct community engagement and capacity development, EFC provides local leaders with targeted financial policy analysis and decision support processes.