Association of Climate Change Officers (Washington, DC)


  • Name:Ms. Melissa Lembke
  • Title:Marketing and Program Director

Organization Address

  • Organization Name:Association of Climate Change Officers
  • Address:1900 K St NW
    Washington, DC 20006
    United States

Organization Phone

  • Main phone:(202) 496-7390

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  • Mission:
  • 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.

  • Overview:
  • The Association of Climate Change Officers is a 501(c)(3) non-profit membership organization for executives and officials worldwide in industry, government, academia and the non-profit community.

    We also work to: Assist in developing, promoting and implementing best practices and standards in the private and public sectors regarding climate change strategies; Educate industry and government on the importance of employing qualified professionals, developing sound organizational structures and inducing culture change at all levels; and Provide a forum for the exchange and enhancement of best practices, industry standards and innovation in the area of greenhouse gas management.

    With the support of members, partners and sponsors, ACCO is advancing climate officers in the public and private sectors by: Connecting members to peers, thought leaders and decision makers across sectors; Synthesizing original and third party research findings; Producing a suite of industry leading education and training events, including the GreenGov Symposium, Climate Leadership Conference and ACCO’s Climate Change Leadership Series; and
    Helping organizations develop best practices for climate-related response strategies and identifying opportunities for collaboration with other experts and interested parties.

    ACCO services climate change professionals worldwide from sectors including: Public & private corporations; Municipal, state, regional & Federal governmental organizations; Colleges & universities; and Non-profit organizations.

  • History:
  • Founded in 2008, ACCO was established based on the recognition that a professional development organization was needed to educate and train executives across sectors on climate related risks and opportunities. The organization was conceived by board members Peter Gillon, Peter Gray and Daniel Kreeger. After conducting its first formation meeting in January 2009 in Washington, DC, ACCO was officially incorporated on January 14, 2009 in the District of Columbia.

  • Year established:2008
  • Endowment:Unknown


  • Executive / Trustee board size:12
  • Advisory board size:11
  • Staff size:6


  • Organization type:Grantseeker
  • Country of registration:United States
  • Tax Determination Letter:Applied For Determination Letter
  • IRS Section:501(c)(3)
  • IRS Subsection:None
  • Tax ID:26-4129991

IRS Business Master File Information

  • EIN:264129991
  • Sort (Secondary) Name:
  • Care Of Name:% DANIEL KREEGER
  • Organization Address:1875 K STREET NW 4TBH FLOORD
  • Organization City:WASHINGTON
  • Organization State:DC
  • Organization Zip:20006-1238
  • Group Exemption Number:0000
  • Subsection Code:03
  • Classification Code(s):1
  • Subsection/Classification Desc.:Charitable Organization
  • Affiliation Code:3
  • Ruling Date:March, 2014
  • Deductibility Code:1
  • Foundation Code:16
  • Foundation Code Desc.:Organization that normally receives no more than one third of its support from gross investment income and unrelated business income and at the same time more than one third of its support from contributions, fees, and gross receipts related to exempt purposes. 509(a)(2)
  • Activity Code(s):
  • Activity Code Desc.(s):
  • Organization Code:1 (Corporation)
  • Exempt Org. Status Code:01 (Unconditional Exemption)
  • Tax Period:December, 2016
  • Filing Requirement Category:01 (990 (all other) or 990EZ return)
  • Accounting Period:December
  • NTEE Code:U30
  • Asset Amount:$220,047
  • Asset Code:4 ($100,000 - $499,999)
  • Income Amount:$790,326
  • Income Code:5 ($500,000 - $999,999)
  • 990 Revenue Amount:$790,326
  • Last Updated:2/19/2018 7:33:10 pm

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