Communication is a fundamental value at NOLS. It’s one of the skills that make leaders. As such, NOLS relies on communication with the many individuals and organizations that share our values of leadership, wilderness, education, and environmental ethics. Each of the associations NOLS has around the world is working toward a meaningful end, and NOLS is proud to be among their members.
Outdoor Industry Association Outdoor Industry Association (OIA) is the premier trade association for companies in the active outdoor recreation business. OIA provides trade services for over 4000 manufacturers, distributors, suppliers, sales representatives and retailers in the outdoor industry. Outdoor Industry Association seeks to ensure a healthy and diverse specialty retail and supply chain based on quality, innovation and service.
Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE) - In 2008, NOLS joined the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE). AASHE is an association of colleges and universities that are working together by sharing ideas and innovations in order to create a sustainable future.
America Outdoors Association The international trade association for the world's finest adventure travel outfitters, tour companies, and outdoor educators and their suppliers. AOA’s strategic goals are to improve members' profitability, ensure a fair and reasonable regulatory environment, and enhance members' ease of doing business
Association for Experiential Education AEE is a nonprofit, professional membership association dedicated to experiential education and the students, educators and practitioners who utilize its philosophy. AEE strives to connect educators in practical ways so that they have access to the growing body of knowledge that fuels their growth and development; publish and provide access to relevant research, publications, and resources; raise the quality and performance of experiential programs through its accreditation program; and increase recognition of experiential education worldwide
Climate Savers Computing Initiative the Climate Savers Computing Initiative is a nonprofit group of eco-conscious consumers, businesses, and conservation organizations. The Initiative was started in the spirit of WWF’s Climate Savers program which has mobilized over a dozen companies since 1999 to cut carbon dioxide emissions, demonstrating that reducing emissions is good business. The goal is to promote development, deployment, and adoption of smart technologies that can both improve the efficiency of a computer’s power delivery and reduce the energy consumed when the computer is in an inactive state.
Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Education (move from industry supporters) In 2008, NOLS joined the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE). AASHE is an association of colleges and universities that are working together by sharing ideas and innovations in order to create a sustainable future.
American Camps Association As a leading authority in youth development, ACA works to preserve, promote, and improve the camp experience.
International Leadership Association The International Leadership Association (ILA) is the global network for all those who practice, study, and teach leadership. The ILA promotes a deeper understanding of leadership knowledge and practices for the greater good of individuals and communities worldwide.
Association of Outdoor Recreation and Education The mission of the Association is to provide opportunities for professionals and students in the field of outdoor recreation and education to exchange information, promote the preservation and conservation of the natural environment, and address issues common to college, university, community, military, and other not-for-profit outdoor recreation and education programs.
GuideStar NOLS has earned the GuideStar Exchange Seal showing our commitment to financial transparency and is a Valued Partner. The GuideStar Exchange is an initiative designed to connect nonprofits with current and potential supporters.
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