May 10–12, 2021 | Durham, NC

Sponsors of the 2021 CCRC

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Platinum + Carbon Neutral Sponsor

University of South Carolina Department of Geography

The Department of Geography at the University of South Carolina was established in 1963 and is ranked among the top departments in the discipline by the National Research Council. We provide a balanced program of research, student teaching, outreach, and service. Our faculty expertise covers a breadth of topics including physical and human geography, environment-society relationships, and geographic information science.

Platinum Level Sponsors

As the nation’s leading professional society for climate change adaptation and resilience practitioners and scholars, the American Society of Adaptation Professionals (ASAP) is ensuring that adaptation and resilience work is equitable, ethical, and effective. ASAP connects and supports climate adaptation professionals, while advancing innovation and excellence in the field of climate change adaptation. Through ASAP’s website, member-led activities, webinars, and meetings climate adaptation professionals interact, share what’s working, collaborate with their colleagues and build essential climate resilience for communities across the U.S.

NC Division of Coastal Management

The Division of Coastal Management works to protect, conserve and manage North Carolina's coastal resources through an integrated program of planning, permitting, education and research. DCM strives to be a catalyst for Innovation and Change by stimulating new thinking, greater stakeholder involvement, supportive research and effective planning.

Carbon Neutral Level Sponsors

Clean Air Carolina aims to improve the health and wellbeing of all North Carolinians by slowing climate change and improving air quality. The emissions driving both climate change and air pollution threaten our health and social equity. Clean Air Carolina believes that healthy environments lead to healthy people, and healthy people have greater opportunities to thrives. We fight for a cleaner North Carolina through advocacy, litigation, education, and innovative partnerships.

The Internet of Water envisions a nation engaged in resilient and equitable water management and stewardship enabled by shared and integrated water data and information. The purpose of our organization is to work with individuals, agencies, and institutions to bring about the necessary technological and cultural change that will transform water data and information and thus enable better water management outcomes.

Established in 1963, LS3P provides architecture, interiors, and planning services nationwide with eight offices in the Carolinas and Georgia. In our commitment to the Southeast, we create architecture and urban environments that enrich communities through a culture of design excellence, expertise, innovation, and collaborative engagement. An early signatory to the AIA2030 Challenge, we design high performance, low carbon buildings that have transformed the nature of architecture in the Southeast. LS3P is honored to be included in Engineering News Record, Architectural Record, and Interior Design's top design firms. For more information go to

Gold Level Sponsors

NEMAC+FernLeaf (NF) is a public-private partnership that delivers quantitative resilience solutions. NF helps communities understand their climate issues and make decisions in a complex and changing world. We co-developed the Steps to Resilience Framework with NOAA and have used this framework to support adaptation planning throughout the Southeast.

The State Climate Office of North Carolina serves as the primary scientific extension resource for weather and climate science in North Carolina. Its mission is to define, predict, and disseminate information about climatic and environmental factors that impact North Carolina. Three primary areas of service include research, extension, and education.

Hazen and Sawyer partners with diverse communities throughout the Carolinas and the United States to develop comprehensive engineering solutions improving the reliability and resiliency of critical water, wastewater, and stormwater infrastructure. Since 1951 we have focused exclusively on water resources engineering and are committed to lasting sustainable solutions.

Silver Level Sponsors

Bronze Level Sponsors


Southeast Climate Adaptation Science Center

The Collaboratory for Coastal Adaptation over Space & Time