Current Partners

For 115 years, The Commonwealth Club has been able to realize its vision for the future thanks to the unwavering dedication of the business community. Today, corporate support helps The Commonwealth Club fulfill its mission by funding its operating budget, education programs and a variety of Club programs. We thank our corporate friends for their extraordinary commitment and loyalty to The Commonwealth Club. For their leadership support, we would like to acknowledge our current partners.

Accenture

Accenture is a global management consulting, technology services and outsourcing company. Committed to delivering innovation, Accenture collaborates with its clients to help them become high-performance businesses and governments. With deep industry and business process expertise, broad global resources and a proven track record, Accenture can mobilize the right people, skills and technologies to help clients improve their performance.

Website: http://www.accenture.com

Bank of America

 

Bank of America is one of the largest banks in the world by total assets. BoA holds long-term commitment to helping communities thrive and prosper—both economically and socially—with operations in more than 35 countries throughout Europe, the Middle East and Africa, Asia Pacific and the Americas

Website: https://www.bankofamerica.com

Bank of the West

Bank of the West is a strong and prudently managed bank that customers have entrusted with their money for over 135 years. Today, Bank of the West operates more than 600 retail, wealth, commercial and business banking offices in 23 states. Prudent credit underwriting, a diversified loan portfolio, and careful risk management have allowed us to grow to more than $80.7 billion in assets. It is one of the nation's largest banks, yet it preserves its local feel and its award-winning style of relationship banking that ensures superior customer service.

Website: https://www.bankofthewest.com

Blue Shield Foundation

As one of the largest and most-trusted philanthropic organizations in the state, the Blue Shield Foundation's mission is to build lasting and equitable solutions that make California the healthiest state and end domestic violence. 

Website: https://www.blueshieldcafoundation.org

Brightplan

BrightPlan guides you to create a financial plan filled with your most important life goals. Their advice comes from close collaboration with their sister company Plancorp, one of the nation’s top Registered Investment Advisors. For over 30 years Plancorp has been planning, advising and managing investments for high-net-worth individuals and institutional clients. Now Plancorp's collective experience has been embedded in the BrightPlan software, giving everyone access to affordable fiduciary advice to reach their financial goals.

Website: http://www.brightplan.com

Chevron

Chevron Corporation is one of the world’s leading integrated energy companies producing safe, reliable energy now and for the future. Founded in 1879, Chevron is now headquartered in San Ramon, California and holds an active presence in more than 180 countries.

Website: https://www.chevron.com

Datastax

The foundation for real-time applications at massive scale, DataStax Enterprise makes it possible for companies to exceed expectations through consumer and enterprise applications that provide responsive and meaningful engagement to each customer wherever they go. With more than 500 customers in over 50 countries, DataStax provides data management to the world’s most innovative companies, such as Netflix, Safeway, ING, Adobe, Intuit and eBay. 

Website: https://www.datastax.com

Dodge and Cox

Established in 1930, San Francisco-based Dodge & Cox provides professional investment management services to individuals, retirement funds, and tax exempt institutions through mutual funds and separate accounts. Three factors distinguish Dodge & Cox from other asset managers: independence, longevity and a clearly defined, consistently applied investment philosophy.

Website: https://www.dodgeandcox.com

East Bay Community Foundation

The East Bay Community Foundation partners  with community members to champion quality education for all students, fight for good jobs and livable wages, and invest in high-impact community programs.

Website: https://www.ebcf.org/about-us/

EY

Ernst & Young is a multinational professional services firm headquartered in London, England that is committed to building a better working world—with increased trust and confidence in business, sustainable growth, development of talent in all its forms, and greater collaboration. EY is one of the largest professional services firms in the world and is one of the "Big Four" accounting firms.

Website: http://www.ey.com

Hotel Griffin

Located in the renowned Embarcadero neighborhood and steps from the Ferry Building, Hotel Griffon offers a prime location surrounded by San Francisco landmarks, world-class dining, and unique boutique shops. Perfect for business and leisure guests alike, our Embarcadero hotel sets the bar for West Coast travel. 

Website: https://www.hotelgriffon.com

ICD

ICD is a leading institutional trading and investment risk management company based in San Franncisco, CA. Our mission is to deliver the best value in the industry by providing clients with superior products and exceptional service.

Website: https://icdportal.info

Image 3D

Image3D produces customized reels and view finders as marketing and promotional tools for businesses, and also for the consumer market. They were founded by former lead photographer at View-Master, Rich Dubnow who has also produced work for creative visionaries like Jim Henson and Steven Spielberg.

Website: http://www.image3d.com

Jackson Square Partners

 

San Francisco-based investment firm Jackson Square Partners is a majority employee-owned boutique that aspires to achieve superior returns by maintaining concentrated portfolios of companies that have advantaged business models, strong cash-flow generation characteristics, and are poised to generate consistent, long-term growth of intrinsic business value.

Website: https://www.jspartners.com

Kapor Enterprise (Employee Matching)

Kapor Enterprises is an investment group in Oakland, California. As a whole, the Kapor family of organizations works to remove barriers to Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) education and tech careers for underrepresented people of color. We take a comprehensive approach to fixing the leaks at every stage of the tech pipeline, from K-12 education through the workplace with education programs, advocacy, and social impact investing.

Website: https://www.kaporcenter.org

Latham & Watkins

Latham is dedicated to working with clients to help them achieve their business goals and overcome legal challenges anywhere in the world. From a global platform of more than 30 offices, the firm's lawyers help clients succeed.

Website: https://www.lw.com

Levi Strauss & Co.

Levi Strauss & Co. made the first blue jean in 1873 and continues to draw upon their heritage to continually reinvent the blue jean for generation after generation.

Website: http://www.levistrauss.com

Lisa and Douglas Goldman Fund

Established in 1992 by Lisa and Douglas Goldman, the Lisa and Douglas Goldman Fund is a private foundation committed to providing support for charitable organizations that enhance our society. As natives of San Francisco, the Goldmans place a high priority on projects that have an impact upon the San Francisco community. 

Website: http://www.ldgfund.org

Mineta Transportation Institute

The mission of the Mineta Transportation Institute (MTI) at San Jose State University is to increase mobility for all by improving the safety, efficiency, accessibility, and convenience of our nation's transportation system. Through research, education, workforce development and technology transfer, they help create a connected world.

Website: https://transweb.sjsu.edu

Northern California Grantmakers

Northern California Grantmakers brings philanthropy together to build healthy, thriving and just communities.

Website: https://ncg.org

PG&E

Pacific Gas and Electric Company, incorporated in California in 1905, is one of the largest combined natural gas and electric energy companies in the United States. Based in San Francisco, the company is a subsidiary of PG&E Corporation. There are approximately 20,000 employees who carry out Pacific Gas and Electric Company's primary business—the transmission and delivery of energy. The company provides natural gas and electric service to approximately 16 million people throughout a 70,000-square-mile service area in northern and central California.

Website: https://www.pge.com

Prologis

Prologis provides efficient logistics real estate solutions to the world. In partnership with top manufacturing and distribution companies, we ensure timely delivery of the products that make modern life possible. Our 1,600 employees in 19 countries collaborate with customers to achieve operational efficiencies, reduce environmental impacts and improve the communities where we live and work.

Website: https://www.prologis.com

Relevant Wealth Advisors

Relevant Wealth Advisors aspire to redefine the wealth management experience by casting aside industry norms and expectations and delivering a seamless and customized partnership that gives Bay Area families and family foundations the peace of mind they deserve and desire.

Website: http://www.relevantwealth.com

S.D. Bechtel Jr Foundation

The S. D. Bechtel, Jr. Foundation envisions a productive, vibrant, and sustainable California that is a model of success and a source of innovation. The Foundation supports students and educators in STEM education and character development, and encourages effective education policy. The Foundation also concentrates on the management, stewardship, and conservation of the state’s natural resources.

Website: sdbjrfoundation.org

49ers

The San Francisco 49ers are a professional American football team based in San Francisco, California, playing in the West Division of the National Football Conference (NFC) in the National Football League (NFL). The team was founded in 1946 as a charter member of the All-America Football Conference (AAFC) and joined the NFL in 1950 after the two leagues merged.

Website: https://www.49ers.com

The San Francisco Foundation

Since 1948, The San Francisco Foundation has been firmly committed to serving the people of our region. They are committed to the advancement of racial and economic equity across the Bay Area so that everyone has a chance to get a good job, live in a safe and affordable home, has a strong political voice, and can live in a community that provides real access to opportunity. 

Website: http://sff.org

Skillman Foundation

A voice for children since 1960, the Skillman Foundation works to ensure that Detroit youth have access to high-quality educational and economic opportunities and a strong, broad network of champions that work on behalf of young people’s interests. We believe children are our greatest asset, and that the children of Detroit are integral to the city’s sustained recovery and growth.

Website: http://www.skillman.org

Charles Travers Family Foundation The Travers Family Foundation supports the Annual Travers Conference on Ethics and Accountability in Government at the Commonwealth Club, which highlights the need for transparancy in politics. The Foundation also underwrites the Travers Family Undergraduate Fellowship Program at The Commonwealth Club, which affords undergraduate political science students at UC Berkeley the opportunity to learn and contribute at The Commonwealth Club of California.
Uncommon Green

Uncommon Green was founded in 2009 with the intention of making make everyday products that meld artistry with functionality, practicality with wit, and style with sustainability. Their contemporary home goods and other products have been featured on Forbes, WIRED, The New York Time, and more.

Website: https://theuncommongreen.com

University of San Francisco

The University of San Francisco—a premier Jesuit university—is a reflection of the inclusive, inspirational, innovative city that surrounds it. We provide students from all backgrounds an education that is intensely personal and intellectually demanding. The University of San Francisco offers more than 230 undergraduate, graduate, professional, and certificate programs on its main Hilltop Campus. USF also offers programs at several additional campuses across California.

Website: https://www.usfca.edu

Wells Fargo

Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE: WFC) is a diversified, community-based financial services company with $2.0 trillion in assets. Wells Fargo’s vision is to satisfy our customers’ financial needs and help them succeed financially. Founded in 1852 and headquartered in San Francisco, Wells Fargo provides banking, investments, mortgage, and consumer and commercial finance through more than 8,300 locations, 13,000 ATMs, the internet (wellsfargo.com) and mobile banking, and has offices in 42 countries and territories to support customers who conduct business in the global economy.

Website: http://www.wellsfargo.com

Winton

Winton is a global investment management and data science company tjat os  grounded in the belief that the scientific method can be profitably applied to the field of investing. Today, Winton advises on approximately $30 billion of assets for many of the world’s largest pension funds, sovereign wealth funds, banks and fund platforms. They employ more than 400 people in offices around the globe: London, Hong Kong, New York, Shanghai, Sydney, San Francisco, Tokyo and Zurich.

Website: https://www.winton.com

Visa

Visa connects people every day through innovative payment solutions. They are a global payments technology company working to enable consumers, businesses, banks, and governments to use digital currency. Visa is committed to financial inclusion, improving lives around the world, promoting a responsible business environment, and fostering diverse and inclusive workplaces.

Website://usa.visa.com