PALATINE, Ill. – June 17, 2013 – Today, Schneider Electric, a global specialist in energy management,
is announcing they are joining forces, as a gold-level sponsor, with ICLEI-Local Governments for
Sustainability USA, the National League of Cities, the U.S. Green Building Council, and the World Wildlife
Fund to support the Resilient Communities for America campaign. The campaign, which launches today
in Washington, D.C, is designed to build a broad new movement encompassing hundreds of local
governments and their elected officials in order to take effective wide-ranging local actions to prepare for
the impacts of climate change, improve local energy independence, renew America’s infrastructure, and
strengthen local economies.