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Association of Climate Change Officers - Adaptation Working Group (ACCO-AWG)




ACCO is a membership driven 501(c)(6) non-profit business league. ACCO's mission is to advance the knowledge and skills of those dedicated to developing and directing climate change strategies in the public and private sectors, and to establish a flexible and robust forum for collaboration between climate change officers.

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For further information on the Adaptation Working Group see here:

'Enhancing Decision Making: A Roundtable Workshop on Improving the Understanding
of the Economic, Environmental, and Operational Implications of Climate Change'

ACCO, USGCRP, ICLEI and the Chaddick Institute for Metropolitan Development at Depaul University invite you to a 1-day workshop on September 26, 2011, in which participants will work together to identify needs and resources crucial to making the business and/or operations case for establishing sound climate change strategies:

Regional focus Europe
North America
Sector Business
Education and training
Adaptation delivery activity Climate-resilient development planning
Communications and awareness-raising
Disaster risk reduction
Knowledge management
Monitoring and evaluation
NWP work area Adaptation planning and practices
Economic diversification
Methods and tools
Climate hazards
Operational scale National

Organizations, institutions and private sector companies at all levels and in a wide range of sectors can become engaged with the NWP by becoming a partner and making Action Pledges. Information about how organizations can become engaged with work on adaptation under the NWP can be found here.