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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.
Roots Memphis is an urban farm located at Shelby Farms Park. Roots has 3 acres in production growing vegetables, herbs, and flowers. All of the Roots Memphis farmers are participants in the Farm Academy, in which Roots teaches adults to own and operate sustainable, profitable farm businesses. Roots Memphis works to grow the Memphis local food economy by training, developing and launching new farmers and increasing local food access for all Memphians. Roots Memphis believes businesses can and should be focused on a triple bottom line of people, planet, and profit.
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