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Annual Award Ceremony Fundraiser

The Environmental Law Institute's ANNUAL AWARD CEREMONY, the premier gathering of hundreds of environmental professionals, is going VIRTUAL!






ELI’s Annual Award Ceremony Fundraiser will remain an opportunity for environmental professionals from around the world to forge new bonds of cooperation while supporting the agenda-setting research, education, and training programs of the Institute. Tune in to the streamed global program, in conversation with Denis Hayes, ELI’s 2020 Environmental Achievement Award Winner, on Thursday, October 15, 2020.


Please go HERE for registration information.


ELI would like to thank our 2020 Star Sponsors!



Arnold & Porter LLP

Baker Botts

Beveridge & Diamond PC


Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP


King & Spalding




Bergeson & Campbell


Crowell & Moring

Environmental Defense Fund

Farella Braun + Martel LLP


Kirkland & Ellis LLP

Paul Hastings

Skadden, Arps Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP and Affiliates



Alston & Bird

Darmody PA



Michael Traynor



Sponsorship and Promotional Opportunities

We rely on contributions from our constituents to operate, because government and foundation grants alone could never support our important and innovative work. As ELI’s largest fundraiser of the year, the Annual Award Ceremony offers exciting sponsorship and promotional opportunities, including exclusive virtual networking events.

For information on new sponsorship and promotional opportunities, please contact: Melodie DeMulling at 515-229-2325 or demulling@eli.org.


Corporate and Policy Forums

Attend our virtual Corporate and Policy Forums, in the days leading up to our exciting celebration:

October 13th – Attend our virtual Corporate Forum featuring top experts in the fields of corporate environment, health, and safety discussing topics relevant to businesses around the world

October 14th – Attend our virtual Policy Forum with leaders in the fields of environmental law and policy debating current critical issues



Unable to participate in this year's virtual Award Ceremony? Make a donation to support ELI's ongoing work advancing environmental progress through education, events, and research and analysis.


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