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Evaporcool is a growth-stage energy efficiency company based in Memphis, TN. Evaporcool produces a market-disruptive retrofit system for commercial air conditioners and refrigerators that uses evaporative technology to pre-cool the ambient intake air, yielding a 20%-25% energy reduction. Evaporcool is a leader in the green industry, and is one of the fastest growing energy-efficiency companies in the US, with over 100% growth in 2013.
Shelby Farms Park lies in the heart of Shelby County in Memphis, Tennessee on 4,500 acres of green space and 6.5 miles of urban trail. It’s a community treasure, unrivaled in size and potential anywhere else in the United States.
Shelby Farms Park Conservancy (the Conservancy) is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that manages and operates Shelby Farms Park and the Shelby Farms Greenline in a public-private partnership with Shelby County Government. That means the land that comprises the Park and Greenline remains publicly owned, and the Conservancy is responsible for daily management, fundraising to meet operations budget needs, setting the vision for the Park’s future and stewarding its unique natural resources.
Informa Economics, Inc., is a world leader in agribusiness/food, energy and transportation industry consulting and related commodity market analysis. Founded in 1977, the company now serves hundreds of firms and institutions worldwide. The Informa Economics Group now encompasses Agra CEAS Consulting, Informa Economics-FNP Brazil and Washington Policy & Analysis, creating an international network of services and clients with offices in the U.S., Canada, the United Kingdom, Belgium and Brazil, and employing roughly 225 people.
The Fellowship position would be in Informa’s Consulting Group. The Consulting Group provides management and economic consulting services to organizations in the agriculture, food, renewable fuels, conventional energy and transportation sectors. Clients include corporations, cooperatives, trade associations and government agencies in the U.S. and internationally. Informa advises clients on a broad range of economic, market, risk management, financial, strategic and regulatory issues.
The Memphis Urban Farm School is a fiscally-sponsored project through GrowMemphis that creates successful urban agriculture entrepreneurs through an education and incubation process that provides students with business and agricultural skills training, assists them in business plan development, and connects them with land, financing, and markets. The mission of the farm school is to create a resilient and sustainable Memphis food economy from the ground up.