CoolClimate Network Consortium

Overview


By partnering with the CoolClimate Network, your organization receives access to a complete suite of consumption-based carbon management tools backed by peer-reviewed data and methods. This includes advanced carbon measurement, mitigation and social networking tools for individuals, households, schools and small businesses. Any of these tools can be integrated seamlessly with partner websites with automatic updates and maintenance delivered by UC Berkeley. Membership fees support ongoing research and development by researchers at the University of California and partner institutions. Members of CCN include city, county and state government agencies, non-profit organizations and businesses.

Membership Fees

Annual membership contributions range from $2,000-$5,000 per year depending on organization type and size as well as commitment length. Affiliate memberships have no upfront fee, while partners and premium partners make initial contributions of $10,000 and $30,000, respectively. See the descriptions below for benefits and information about annual fees.

Affiliate Benefits
  • Site License to CCN Software and updates for non-commercial use
  • Access to Member-contributed data and selected University data
  • Hosting of CCN Software on CCN server
  • Customized CCN software for display on Member’s website
  • Invitation to periodic CCN research review meetings
  • Access to selected internal CCN websites
  • Access to pre-publication reports and presentations by CCN researchers

 

Initial Contribution: $0

Annual Contribution: $2,000-$5,000 per year.

Partner Benefits

All of the above Affiliate benefits plus:

  • Recognition as a partner on the CCN website
  • Ability to request research priorities to Advisory Board
  • Enterprise License to CCN Software and updates for non-commercial use
  • Selected early access to beta software developed by CCN during term of membership.

 

Initial Contribution: $10,000

Annual Contribution: $2,000-$5,000 per year.

Premium Partner Benefits    

All of the above Affiliate and Partner benefits plus:

  • Recognition as a premium partner on the CCN website
  • Annual opportunity to nominate a member of the CCN advisory board.
  • A private research review meeting at the University of mutually agreeable site.
 

Initial Contribution: $30,000

Annual Contribution: $2,000-$5,000 per year.

Annual fees

For-Profit Organizations

SizeAnnual Contribution
100+ employees $4,000 per year (5-year committment)
less than 100 employees $3,000 per year (3-year committment)
less than 10 employees $2,000 per year

Non-Profit Organizations

SizeAnnual Contribution
200+ employees$3,000 per year (5-year committment)
less than 200 employees$2,000 per year

City or County Government

PopulationAnnual Contribution
less than 100k $2,000 per year
100k - 1M$3,000 per year
more than 1M $4,000 per year

How to Join

1. Download the Template Membership Agreement.
2. Fill out sections in yellow, sign and return to CCN for execution.
3. Allow two weeks for procesing and invoice.
Once executed by both parties, CCN will send grant your organization access to CCN data and tools as needed.