The Aspen Institute is an educational and policy studies organization based in Washington, DC. Its mission is to foster leadership based on enduring values and to provide a nonpartisan venue for dealing with critical issues. 

The Aspen Institute Energy and Environment Program challenges thought leaders to test and shape energy, conservation, and environmental policies, governance systems, and institutions that support the 

wellbeing of both nature and society. The Program’s forums and dialogues are designed to cultivate leadership and develop collective solutions based on the ideal that both humankind and the natural world have intrinsic value. Like the Aspen Institute as a whole, the Energy and Environment Program seeks to inspire and explore new ideas that provoke action in the world. Learn more >>


U.S. Farmers & Ranchers Alliance (USFRA) represents farmer and rancher-led organizations, and food and agricultural partners, with a common vision to further our global sustainable food systems. We believe farmers uniquely contribute to nourishing our planet, people, and natural resources. Our focus is creating a proactive collaboration between the best minds in food, agriculture, science, and technology to co-create solutions that will result in environmental, social, and economic sustainability.  Learn more >>

LongView Farms is a 4th generation corn and soybean farm that provides a variety of services for their landowners. Located in Nevada, Iowa, just a short drive from Ames and Iowa State University, the Henry family focuses on efficiency and stewardship on all 9,000 acres in their care. A combination of innovation and technology, along with advanced agronomic and environmental practices, allow LongView Farms to efficiently use the resources they’ve been entrusted with. The farm strives to honor the past and steward the present, while always looking to the future.  Learn more >>