ecoAmerica convenes national events, bringing together prominent leaders from diverse sectors to build and share knowledge, forge new alliances, amplify collaboration, and inspire fresh strategies for effective climate action.
On May 1-2, 2019, innovators from across the US, representing a multitude of constituencies, collaborated on strategies to expand and accelerate leadership to restore our climate. This included making public commitments to climate mitigation and advocacy, so we can boldly move the needle on solutions now, in 2020, and beyond.
On May 2, Blessed Tomorrow and Auburn Seminary co-hosted a gathering of nearly 50 faith leaders to explore how to increase climate change mitigation and advocacy activities across the country. Participants represented a diverse group of faith institutions and faith-based organizations, shared best practices, and discussed how to catalyze new, bolder, and broader efforts.
Climate for Health welcomed more than 50 health organization and thought leaders to the National Climate and Health Leadership Forum on May 15 in Washington, DC. Co-hosted by the American Psychological Association, the forum brought leaders together to make commitments to greater climate mitigation and advocacy. This summary report includes the highlights and ideas from the event.
On October 25 and 26, ecoAmerica brought together 300 diverse national leaders from across sectors and society to the National Press Club in Washington, DC. This report summarizes the thought leadership from over 40 speakers, and prioritized recommendations that participants developed in the six collaborative forums.
Held September 14-15 in Washington, DC., this event brought together 200+ diverse, CEO-level leaders from business, health, faith, higher education, communities, government, culture, philanthropy, and climate. Our Recommendations Report summarizes the event sessions, keynote speakers, strategy meetings, and more.
On June 17, 2016, more than 75 prominent Latino leaders gathered to share ideas for accelerating American Latino climate leadership. This report offers specific recommendations for strengthening collaboration, expanding engagement to key audiences, and increasing funding for all organizations working to engage Latinos on climate.
180 national leaders from across sectors met in Washington, D.C. in May for the annual ecoAmerica Leadership Summit. Energized by the potential to accelerate climate solutions, the attendees collaborated and ranked their best ideas on building leadership and public support for meaningful action. This report features highlights of the event.
Climate for Health, Health Care Without Harm, and the U.S. Climate and Health Alliance brought together over 70 leaders from across the country to this first-of-its-kind convening in April 2015. Over 2 days, they engaged in conversations and strategic planning to discuss a united and effective health-sector response to climate change.
On September 24-25, 2015, Blessed Tomorrow, along with their partners Convergence, Washington National Cathedral, Auburn Seminary, Faith in Public Life, and Interfaith Power and Light D.C., brought together a multi-faith coalition of national leaders to amplify Pope Francis’ call for action on climate and inspire other faith leaders to join in.
In May 2014, 140 national leaders from the health, business, higher education, faith, communities and stewardship sectors gathered in Chicago to share thoughts, generate new ideas, and collaborate on moving America forward on climate solutions.
This summit convened nearly 100 climate and sustainability leaders, innovative social science and communication experts, and leaders from a diverse array of other sectors for a structured day of learning and strategy. Together, they explored ways to inspire Americans to prepare for and prevent further risks brought about by climate change.
This one-day, invitation-only summit brought together the brightest, most innovative behavior change and climate communication leaders to share the latest research and best practices, devise strategies, and forge further collaborations to change the conversation and engage American hearts and minds on climate.
60 of America’s leading social scientists and practitioners from the academic, NGO, foundation, and corporate sectors gathered at this invitation-only summit to apply their combined knowledge and experience towards finding ways to change how Americans think about and respond to climate change.