Meet Our MembersLocated at The Collider in Climate City and elsewhere around the globe are climate solution providers, climate and sustainability organizations, and businesses that provide support services, including the following:
Climate Solution Providers
A London-based consulting, communications and digital application company providing expertise in climate change adaptation and risk management in more than 60 countries, with its North America office at The Collider.
A professional scientific organization composed of climatology experts nationwide.
Black Swan Innovations LLC
Provides risk management products and services focusing on climate variability and change.
Works with clients on navigating the policy, regulations, and markets behind environmental credit programs.
Provides business-to-business clients with patented electric vehicle charging solutions that integrate solar power and innovative, value-added services.
Provides aerospace engineering, science modeling and analysis, information systems and operational support to NOAA, NASA, USDA and DoD agencies and various other commercial organizations.
Bridging the gap between research and applications, CASE mainstreams climate science into professional practice. CASE consults on climate products and services, applies evidence-based science to create formulae for new applications, and devises plans and long-term, sustainable strategies.
Creates interactive, scientifically rigorous tools offering simulations that cover a range of topics, from climate mitigation and clean energy to disaster risk reduction and community resilience.
Delivers “climate positioning” solutions for business through climate risk and opportunity assessment and management.
Provides scientific analysis and modeling, engineering, IT, and environmental services and solutions to NOAA, NASA and other government agencies.
Eyes on Earth
Uses satellite observations to monitor water resources and crop development, and to predict yields around the world.
A climate resilience software solutions firm focused on climate data analytics and visualization.
A science-driven technology company offering creative solutions to challenges fundamental to advanced science and technology-based enterprises.
A platform-as-a-service company delivering personalized weather insights for better patient health, including DailyBreath, a service delivered via mobile app for allergy and asthma sufferers.
Addresses the complex, interconnected causes and effects of climate variability and change, focusing on carbon accounting, greenhouse gas mitigation, climate and extreme weather vulnerability assessment, and resilience planning.
Infrastructure Services Group LLC
Acquires and enhances companies that inspect and repair water and wastewater pipelines in the US, targeting acquisitions in the regions most challenged by climate change.
Applies space systems and atmospheric science knowledge, complemented by expertise in systems and software engineering, data analytics, and scientific programming, to help customers collect, process, store, and disseminate Earth environmental data to the global community.
Specializes in making complex topics clear to diverse audiences – whether it is science, technology, the global environment or aerospace, or related to expansion abroad or government procurement and budgets.
Conducts applied environmental research and provides scientific tools, information, and expertise to help communities, businesses, and citizens manage their climate-related risks and opportunities and improve their resilience to extreme events.
Professional meteorologist helping users better understand weather events. Rennie Weather provides data analysis and visualization, expert witness, and outreach services.
Develops innovative global science solutions for strategic management of environmental challenges.
A nonprofit organization that provides a long-range, 2-year-ahead drought and hydrological prediction suite, 10-year-ahead climate trend predictions, and long-range ocean weather offerings.
Supports the production, assessment, and use of earth science so that we can better navigate a changing environment and climate. They 1) Provide project support for scientific and science-related organizations, 2) Evaluate and translate scientific information for use by non-specialists, 3) Provide creative services, including editing and publishing, to support widespread access to the most appropriate scientific information.
Sustainable earth Observation Systems LLC
A global climate services company focused on commercializing space research and applications from the International Space Station (ISS) National Laboratory.
Combines scientific expertise with artificial intelligence and advanced big data analytics to help corporations measure, monitor, and manage the financial impact of climate risks and opportunities.
Provides quantitative operational weather risk assessment, weather risk monitoring and forecasting in the daily to a two-week time frame. The all-weather risk is probabilistic, updated daily, and globally applicable to a wide variety of weather-sensitive businesses and entities.
Climate, Sustainability, & Science Organizations
Applies global engineered solutions that reduce the risks associated with direct and indirect lightning strikes, as well as diminishing the hidden effects of surge events.
A voluntary carbon offset program that offers businesses, organizations and individuals the option to easily reduce or offset their carbon footprint.
A partnership between Rainforest Alliance, forest products leaders, and the US Forest Service, aiming to improve the productivity and health of forests by fostering sustainable practices.
Multidisciplinary business development team focused on agriculture, food security, disaster response, healthcare, and construction.
An independent communications consultancy specializing in scientific and environmental issues that include the consequences and challenges of climate change.
Explores the connections of family, faith, business, and community, and weaves together the latest science with inspiring stories from around the globe.
Destination SPACE (Satellite Program for Aerospace-Centered Education), operating through the Asheville Museum of Science (AMOS), is designed to promote and cultivate long term interest in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) disciplines by providing unique, hands-on, remote sensing educational opportunities for public high school students.
A global network of more than 140 organizations working in alignment towards a common goal to create the transformational change in the forest, pulp, and paper industry.
The leading herbal brand in North America, Gaia owns and operates a 350-acre certified organic farm and manufacturing facility. As a mission driven company, Gaia’s business decisions are guided by their values and commitment to people, planet and purpose — not by profits alone.
Is a membership-based nonprofit advancing sustainability in the built environment through community education, measurable standards and regional action.
Provides planning, engineering, and other technical services in the water resources and environmental sectors for public, private, and nonprofit clients.
Innovasive Environmental (IE) is a small pre-seed startup that is undertaking a long term effort to address two significant issues of our time: 1) environmental damage from invasive plant species & 2) rapidly evolving weed resistance to agricultural herbicides that are threatening food production worldwide. It proposes as a potential solution a novel approach to develop plant species-specific herbicides based on the species’ genome that is non-toxic to the surrounding environment and population but effective for that plant species: a platform technology.
Focuses on climate change and the environment, including his book, Carbon, that tells the story of the element responsible for life, fossil fuel and the future.
A US Department of Energy designated Clean Cities Coalition that promotes the use of alternative fueled and advanced technology vehicles in the Asheville Metropolitan Area.
Riffel Consulting, LLC, provides a wide range of environmental services associated with the production of fuels, electricity, biochemicals and products including life cycle assessment, sustainability analysis, custom tool development, fuel certification, policy analysis, proposal support and business strategy development. They help clients understand their environmental impacts and develop clear messaging on benefits and problem areas and guide them in reducing impacts.
RenewAVL is a non-partisan community campaign to commit Asheville to 100% renewable energy, joining 34 other cities across the US.
A full service renewable energy company with deep local roots. Sugar Hollow helps people lower long-term costs, feel more energy independence, and reduce their carbon footprints
Provides services to help clean energy companies succeed, from empowering executive leadership and raising capital, to fostering innovation and creating a more profitable business model.
A sustainability consulting firm specializing in building social impact networks, facilitating alignment across teams and developing strategies.
Helps organizations make progress on intractable challenges such as climate change, violent extremism, food security, and healthcare reform, and climate change, through offices in Africa and Europe in addition to The Collider.
Business Support & Services
Cultivates the culture of urban and commuter riding through advocacy and celebration with the belief that cycling has a direct impact on the health of a community.
Offers a network of print shops that compete for orders of high quality, custom products, such as t-shirts.
Works to advance the movement towards financial inclusion for microentrepreneurs.
A woman-owned, DBE- and SPSF-certified firm providing communities and organizations with a range of planning, public engagement, and policy analysis services.
Clear Line Accounting & Tax
An accountant and business consultant, experienced working with climate focused entrepreneurial businesses and individuals.
An IT consulting and services firm specializing in providing premier services to federal and commercial organizations across a broad range of industries and sectors.
Nonprofit organization that provides fast, reliable, and secure fiber-based network services across the education, healthcare, government, and economic development communities, with a vision to increase the adoption of new technology.
Hornsby Creative produces authentic graphic design and outsourced marketing, to help solutions oriented businesses, nonprofits and other creatives, visually tell the story of their work.
Offers comprehensive Internet marketing training online as well as in person, teaching search engine optimization, social media, strategy, and online advertising and PR.
Your neighborhood pub with a focus on a constant rotation of unique beers. Twin Leaf is an advocate for environmental causes and STEM education.