Association of Climate Change Officers

Address
1900 K Street NW
Washington, DC 20006
Contact
Website: http://www.accoonline.org
Phone: +1 (202) 496-7390
Nonprofit
NTEE: I036 - Crime and legal-related
EIN: 26-4129991

Mission

ACCO defines, develops and supports the functions, resources and communities necessary for effective organizational leadership in addressing climate-related risks and opportunities.
 20142013
Basic features of the organization
Year of formation2009
Metropolitan statistical area8872
Form of organization
CorporationTrue
Human resources, including compensation
Summary compensation info
Total compensation of current key personnel$94,833.00$0.00
Sum of reportable (W2/1099) compensation$89,833.00$90,000.00
Number of employees35
Number of people compensated >$100k00
Number of volunteers3535
Number of highly compensated contractors0 
Personnel
Adams, Melissa
Title Division Head, Sustainability, WGL Holdings, Inc.
Name of key/compensated person Melissa Adams
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director True
Average hours per week working for org 0.25
Reportable compensation from org $0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs $0.00
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs  $0.00
Average hours per week working for related orgs 0
Austin, Jeff
TitleSenior Vice President, Environmental Affairs, Wells Fargo 
Name of key/compensated personJeff Austin 
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrue 
Average hours per week working for org0.25 
Reportable compensation from org$0.00 
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00 
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00 
Average hours per week working for related orgs0 
Collison, Blaine
TitleManaging Director, Network Services, Altenex LLC 
Name of key/compensated personBlaine Collison 
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrue 
Average hours per week working for org0.25 
Reportable compensation from org$0.00 
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00 
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00 
Average hours per week working for related orgs0 
Dicaprio, Tamara
Title Global Director, Sustainability, Microsoft
Name of key/compensated person Tamara DiCaprio
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director True
Average hours per week working for org 0.25
Reportable compensation from org $0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs $0.00
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs  $0.00
Average hours per week working for related orgs 0
Dickersbach, Melanie
TitleEnvironment and Climate Strategy Manager, Exelon Corporation 
Name of key/compensated personMelanie Dickersbach 
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrue 
Average hours per week working for org0.25 
Reportable compensation from org$0.00 
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00 
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00 
Average hours per week working for related orgs0 
Frenkel, Steve
TitleMidwest Office Dir, Union of Concerned ScientistsMidwest Office Dir, Union of Concerned Scientists
Name of key/compensated personSteve FrenkelSteve Frenkel
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrue
Average hours per week working for org0.50.5
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00
Average hours per week working for related orgs00
Gillon, Peter
Title Partner, Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman
Name of key/compensated person Peter Gillon
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director True
Average hours per week working for org 0.25
Reportable compensation from org $0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs $0.00
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs  $0.00
Average hours per week working for related orgs 0
Gray, Peter
Title Partner, McKenna Long & Aldridge LLP
Name of key/compensated person Peter Gray
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director True
Average hours per week working for org 0.25
Reportable compensation from org $0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs $0.00
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs  $0.00
Average hours per week working for related orgs 0
Hutchinson, Lou
TitleChief Revenue Officer, WGL Holdings, Inc. 
Name of key/compensated personLou Hutchinson 
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrue 
Average hours per week working for org0.25 
Reportable compensation from org$0.00 
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00 
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00 
Average hours per week working for related orgs0 
Kelly, Kerry
Title Director, Federal Affairs, Waste Management
Name of key/compensated person Kerry Kelly
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director True
Average hours per week working for org 0.25
Reportable compensation from org $0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs $0.00
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs  $0.00
Average hours per week working for related orgs 0
Kreeger, Daniel
TitleExecutive Director and Board Member, ACCOExecutive Director and Board Member, ACCO
Name of key/compensated personDaniel KreegerDaniel Kreeger
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrue
Average hours per week working for org7040
Reportable compensation from org$89,833.00$90,000.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$5,000.00$90,000.00
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00
Average hours per week working for related orgs00
Light, Alfred
Title Professor, St. Thomas University School of Law
Name of key/compensated person Alfred Light
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director True
Average hours per week working for org 0.25
Reportable compensation from org $0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs $0.00
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs  $0.00
Average hours per week working for related orgs 0
Mondshine, Michael
TitleChief Solutions Architect, Sustainability, LeidosChief Solutions Architect, Sustainability, Leidos
Name of key/compensated personMichael MondshineMichael Mondshine
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrue
Average hours per week working for org0.50.5
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00
Average hours per week working for related orgs00
Moore, Margery
TitleDirector, EHS Alliances, Bloomberg BNADirector, EHS Alliances, Bloomberg BNA
Name of key/compensated personMargery MooreMargery Moore
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrue
Average hours per week working for org0.250.25
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00
Average hours per week working for related orgs00
Patrick, Valerie
Title Sustainability Coordinator, Bayer Corporation
Name of key/compensated person Valerie Patrick
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director True
Average hours per week working for org 0.25
Reportable compensation from org $0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs $0.00
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs  $0.00
Average hours per week working for related orgs 0
Sullivan, Jim
TitleVice President, Sustainability, SAPVice President, Sustainability, SAP
Name of key/compensated personJim SullivanJim Sullivan
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrue
Average hours per week working for org0.250.25
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00
Average hours per week working for related orgs00
Torriente, Susanne
TitleAssistant City Manager, City of Fort Lauderdale 
Name of key/compensated personSusanne Torriente 
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrue 
Average hours per week working for org0.25 
Reportable compensation from org$0.00 
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00 
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00 
Average hours per week working for related orgs0 
Purpose: mission, activities, & accomplishments
Mission or significant activitiesACCO defines, develops and supports the functions, resources and communities necessary for effective organizational leadership in addressing climate-related risks and opportunities.ACCO defines, develops and supports the functions, resources and communities necessary for effective organizational leadership in addressing climate-related risks and opportunities.
Program service expenses, total$581,709.00$318,055.00
Programs, including revenue & expenses
ACCO has served as a primary partner to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency in co-producing the annual Climate Leadership Conference and Awards program in partnership with The Climate Registry and the Center for Climate and Energy Solutions. The Climate Leadership Awards is a national awards program that recognizes and incentivizes exemplary corporate, organizational, and individual leadership in response to climate change. In February 2012, the first-ever awards were presented to one individual and 20 organizations from across the U.S. who are leading the way in the management and reduction of GHG emissions-both in internal operations and throughout the supply chain. The Climate Leadership Awards Dinner takes place during the annual Climate Leadership Conference
Program expenses$336,005.00$179,249.00
Grants and allocations made$0.00$0.00
Program revenue$404,032.00$207,144.00
Program descriptionACCO has served as a primary partner to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency in co-producing the annual Climate Leadership Conference and Awards program in partnership with The Climate Registry and the Center for Climate and Energy Solutions. The Climate Leadership Awards is a national awards program that recognizes and incentivizes exemplary corporate, organizational, and individual leadership in response to climate change. In February 2012, the first-ever awards were presented to one individual and 20 organizations from across the U.S. who are leading the way in the management and reduction of GHG emissions-both in internal operations and throughout the supply chain. The Climate Leadership Awards Dinner takes place during the annual Climate Leadership ConferenceACCO has served as a primary partner to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency in co-producing the annual Climate Leadership Conference and Awards program in partnership with The Climate Registry and the Center for Climate and Energy Solutions. The Climate Leadership Awards is a national awards program that recognizes and incentivizes exemplary corporate, organizational, and individual leadership in response to climate change. In February 2012, the first-ever awards were presented to one individual and 20 organizations from across the U.S. who are leading the way in the management and reduction of GHG emissions-both in internal operations and throughout the supply chain. The Climate Leadership Awards Dinner takes place during the annual Climate Leadership Conference
ACCO produced a series of nationally recognized education and training conferences including the 2nd annual Rising Seas Summit (a featured event during Climate Week New York in partnership with the New York City Department of Environmental Protection), the Climate Strategies Forum ("CSF" -- rescheduled due to the Federal shutdown in Fall 2013), and the 4th Defense, National Security & Climate Change Symposium. Revenues were generated and then held until 2014 (expenses for that event were deferred until 2014 when the event was rescheduled).
Program expenses$157,366.00 
Grants and allocations made$0.00 
Program revenue$253,252.00 
Program descriptionACCO produced a series of nationally recognized education and training conferences including the 2nd annual Rising Seas Summit (a featured event during Climate Week New York in partnership with the New York City Department of Environmental Protection), the Climate Strategies Forum ("CSF" -- rescheduled due to the Federal shutdown in Fall 2013), and the 4th Defense, National Security & Climate Change Symposium. Revenues were generated and then held until 2014 (expenses for that event were deferred until 2014 when the event was rescheduled). 
ACCO produced a series of nationally recognized education and training conferences including the inaugural Rising Seas Summit (in partnership with the Southeast Florida Regional Climate Compact), the inaugural Climate Strategies Forum ("CSF"), and the 3rd annual Defense, National Security & Climate Change Symposium. The CSF was postponed due to the Federal government shutdown in October 2013. As a result, revenues were generated and then held until 2014 (expenses for that event were deferred until 2014 when the event was rescheduled).
Program expenses $100,969.00
Grants and allocations made $0.00
Program revenue $249,220.00
Program description ACCO produced a series of nationally recognized education and training conferences including the inaugural Rising Seas Summit (in partnership with the Southeast Florida Regional Climate Compact), the inaugural Climate Strategies Forum ("CSF"), and the 3rd annual Defense, National Security & Climate Change Symposium. The CSF was postponed due to the Federal government shutdown in October 2013. As a result, revenues were generated and then held until 2014 (expenses for that event were deferred until 2014 when the event was rescheduled).
The Future Climate Change Officer Fellowship Program (Future CCOs) is designed to connect masters level graduates who have their studies upon climate change or sustainability (and have formal education in business, law, engineering, public policy and/or communications) with companies, universities and government entities to work on climate change related response efforts (e.g. supply chain management, GHG management, adaptation and resilience, disclosure and investor relations, etc.).
Program expenses$88,338.00$37,837.00
Grants and allocations made $0.00
Program revenue$126,463.00$66,807.00
Program descriptionThe Future Climate Change Officer Fellowship Program (Future CCOs) is designed to connect masters level graduates who have their studies upon climate change or sustainability (and have formal education in business, law, engineering, public policy and/or communications) with companies, universities and government entities to work on climate change related response efforts (e.g. supply chain management, GHG management, adaptation and resilience, disclosure and investor relations, etc.).The Future Climate Change Officer Fellowship Program (Future CCOs) is designed to connect masters level graduates who have their studies upon climate change or sustainability (and have formal education in business, law, engineering, public policy and/or communications) with companies, universities and government entities to work on climate change related response efforts (e.g. supply chain management, GHG management, adaptation and resilience, disclosure and investor relations, etc.).
Financial data
Revenue
Total revenue$1,013,710.00$852,853.00
Revenue from contributions (total)$229,963.00$301,100.00
Revenue from noncash contributions$0.00$0.00
Investment income, current yr$0.00$0.00
Total revenue from grants, etc., current yr$229,963.00$301,100.00
Total unrelated business revenue$0.00$0.00
Other revenue, current yr$0.00$0.00
Net unrelated business taxable revenue$0.00$0.00
Program service revenue (total)$783,747.00$551,753.00
Gross receipts$1,013,710.00$852,853.00
Sources of contributions
Revenue from federated campaigns$0.00$0.00
Contributions revenue from membership dues$229,963.00$301,100.00
Revenue from fundraising events$0.00$0.00
Contributions from related organizations$0.00$0.00
Revenue from gov't grants$0.00$0.00
Revenue from all other contributions$0.00$0.00
Other types of revenue
Royalties (total)$0.00 
Miscellaneous revenue (total)$0.00$0.00
Net revenue from gaming (total)$0.00 
Income from dividends, interest, and similar investments$0.00 
Net rental income$0.00 
Net income from fundraising events$0.00 
Net inventory sales (total)$0.00 
Expense categories (totals)
Total functional expenses: sum of all$1,133,848.00$720,130.00
Total functional expenses: program service $581,709.00$318,055.00
Total functional expenses: management and general$537,908.00$389,748.00
Total functional expenses: fundraising$14,231.00$12,327.00
Fees for services
Lobbying fees (total)$0.00$0.00
Legal fees (total)$0.00$0.00
Fundraising service fees (total)$14,231.00$12,327.00
General management fees (total)$0.00$0.00
Investment management fees (total)$0.00$0.00
Assets and liabilities
Total assets$51,176.00$171,314.00
Total assets, beginning of year$171,314.00$38,591.00
Total liabilities$0.00$0.00
Total liabilities, beginning of year$0.00$0.00
Pledges & accounts receivable, net$0.00$0.00
Loans & receivables from key persons$0.00$0.00
Unrestricted net assets, end of yr$51,176.00$171,314.00
Temporarily restricted net assets$0.00$0.00
Permanently restricted net assets, end of yr$0.00$0.00
Net assets$51,176.00$171,314.00
Net assets, beginning of year$171,314.00$38,591.00
Bond liabilities$0.00$0.00
Intangible assets$0.00$0.00
Other assets$0.00$0.00
Investments: other securities$0.00$0.00
Investments: publicly traded securities$0.00$0.00
Cash: non-interest bearing$51,176.00$171,314.00
Cash: non-interest bearing, beginning of year$171,314.00$38,591.00
Investments -- program-related$0.00$0.00
Escrow or custodial account liability$0.00$0.00
Loans and other payables to key persons$0.00$0.00
Grants payable$0.00$0.00
Inventories for sale or use$0.00$0.00
Other financial variables
Revenue less expenses-$120,138.00$132,723.00
Advertising (total)$26,813.00$23,835.00
Savings & temp cash investment$0.00$0.00
Accounts receivable, net$0.00$0.00
Prepaid expenses & deferred charges$0.00$0.00
Accounts payable & accrued expenses$0.00$0.00
Deferred revenue$0.00$0.00
Unsecured notes & loans to unrelated parties$0.00$0.00
Secured mortgages and notes payable$0.00$0.00
Total net assets or fund balances$51,176.00$171,314.00
Depreciation, depletion, amortization$0.00$0.00
Payment to affiliates$0.00$0.00
Governance and accountability
Number of voting members1012
Number of independent voting members911
Relationships among key personnelTrueTrue
Cash accountingTrueTrue
Tax year start date2014-01-012013-01-01
Tax year end date2014-12-012013-12-01
Metadata about the filing
E-return type: 990, 990EZ, or 990PF990990
Reason for form submission
First filing True
Date e-filing submitted2015-07-212015-07-21
IRS schema version2014v5.02013v4.0
Filing identifier201541889349300609201521879349300707
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