August 22, 2012
Contact: Laura Rehrmann, 703-516-0621, firstname.lastname@example.org 
2013 Climate Leadership Awards Application Period Now Open
Apply NOW, due October 12
Calling national attention to exemplary leadership in response to climate change, the Climate Leadership Awards program is seeking its 2013 crop of corporate, organizational and individual leaders. Officially opening its application period, U.S. EPA and its three NGO partners -- The Climate Registry  (The Registry), the Center for Climate and Energy Solutions  (C2ES), and the Association of Climate Change Officers  (ACCO) -- are now accepting applications for 2013 awards through October 12, 2012. EPA’s Climate Leadership Awards webpage  details the application process.
Climate Leadership Award winners will be publicly honored in early 2013 at an awards gala in conjunction with the Climate Leadership Conference to be held in Washington, DC. Awards criteria have been updated , recognizing leadership in the following categories:
Please direct questions as follows:
Don't miss out on this unique opportunity to receive government recognition for your climate leadership and highlight your achievements and competitive edge to key stakeholders.
Dates to Remember
October 12, 2012
Deadline for 2013 CLA applications
CLA winners notified
Climate Leadership Awards Gala and Conference (dates to be announced shortly)
The Center for Climate and Energy Solutions (C2ES) is an independent non-profit, non-partisan organization promoting strong policy and action to address the twin challenges of energy and climate change. Launched in November 2011, C2ES is the successor to the Pew Center on Global Climate Change.