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NEU looks to draw additional members for global collaboration from leading academic institutions, industries, technical societies, standard bodies, manufacturers, and professionals. Prospective members can join NEU on one of three levels of membership: sustaining, supporting or affiliate membership. View our Member Prospectus  and Member Application, or contact NEU at to explore opportunities.

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Sustaining Members

Established in 2015 by Bill Gates and a coalition of private investors concerned about the impacts of accelerating climate change, Breakthrough Energy supports the innovations that will lead the world to net-zero emissions. Breakthrough Energy is a network of entities and initiatives, including investment funds, nonprofit and philanthropic programs, and policy efforts linked by a common commitment to scale the technologies we need to achieve a path to net zero emissions by 2050. We are building on the proven model of public-private partnerships that Gates has already used to transform health, education, and public welfare around the world. Breakthrough Energy encourages the development of new net-zero energy technologies, champions policies that speed innovation from lab to market, and brings together governments, research institutions, private companies, and investors to expand and enhance clean-energy investment.


Meta recognizes the urgency of climate change and continues to build on more than 10 years of work to minimize its impact on the environment. Since 2020, Meta’s global operations have been supported by 100% renewable energy and achieved net zero greenhouse gas emissions. Along with new goals to reach net zero emissions across its value chain and be water positive by 2030, Meta is committed to working with partners to help develop new solutions that will reduce greenhouse gas emissions and remove carbon from the atmosphere. This includes reducing the environmental footprint of our physical infrastructure as well as engineered carbon removal solutions such as direct air capture.

Supporting Members


Baker Concrete Construction, the nation’s premier concrete contractor, has more than 50+ years of experience, building every type of concrete construction project imaginable. Whether building a premier stadium or a life-saving hospital, Baker’s commitment transcends the bottom line. Baker is about trust and about people. By treating our clients and co-workers as partners they simply don't want to go anywhere else. Our values of People Honor and Grit allow us to reach out purpose of Building Better Structures and Building Better Lives. Together this is how we live – it’s our way. It is the Baker Way. If you want to work with the best you should be working with Baker Concrete. Contact us today at

Affiliate Members

AOE is a full-service consulting with decades of experience serving associations and organizations in technical industries. Our services range from marketing, public relations, crisis communications, social media, training, sustainability communications, graphic design and fulfilment, DEI, workforce development, board relations, member engagement, certification, and operations.
The ACI Foundation is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization and is a wholly owned subsidiary of the American Concrete Institute. ACI Foundation supports a wide range of research and educational initiatives that contribute to keeping the concrete industry at the forefront of technological advances in material composition, design, and construction. We engage with industry partners, invest in students and research, share knowledge, and provide programs for professional development and personal growth.
CarbonBuilt, winner of the NRG COSIA Carbon XPRIZE, mineralizes CO2 from industrial, biomass, and direct air capture sources into low-cost, low-carbon concrete formulations. Its proprietary process reduces overall CO2 emissions by 70-100+ percent while delivering industry-standard products that reduce costs for concrete producers. In 2023, CarbonBuilt's low-carbon concrete block will be commercially available in partnership with Blair Block.
Ash Grove, a CRH Company, is a leader and pioneer in the cement industry. For over 140 years, we have provided cementitious materials to construct the highways, bridges, commercial and industrial complexes, homes, and other structures fundamental to the nation’s economic vitality and quality of life. In 2021, Ash Grove shipped 14.3 million tons of cement from 12 cement plants and its network of 43 terminals located throughout the Midwest, Texas, Florida, the Western United States, the U.S. Great Lakes and Canada. Ash Grove is fully aligned with the industry roadmap to attain carbon neutral by 2050, through low carbon cement and concrete, increased use of biomass and green fuels, decarbonated raw materials, clean and renewable energies.
In more than 50 countries across the world, Heidelberg Materials stands for competence and quality. Our products are used for the construction of houses, infrastructure, and commercial and industrial facilities, thus meeting the demands of a growing world population for housing, mobility, and economic development.
Ozinga is a fourth-generation family-owned American business providing concrete, materials, energy and logistics solutions. For over 93 years, Ozinga has offered the highest quality and best service in the communities where we live, work and play.
Atlantis Fiber is an advanced materials technology company whose core vision is to create highly durable, resilient and carbon-neutral building materials. We incorporate significant levels of up-cycled material and industrial by-products from several industries where sustainable solutions for these waste streams do not currently exist.
At StoneCoat, we pride ourselves on social responsibility and invest in developing environmentally friendly building materials. Our patented formula and products help protect the environment by reducing carbon emissions for current and future generations.
At ceEntek we take responsibility and accountability for the CO2 emission reductions through innovative green technologies & building materials. Our nano technology allows us to optimize the features of Ultra-High Performance Concrete based on application requirements. We create building materials that reduce the volume of concrete required, reduce the amount of steel, shorten the overall construction cycles, and increase the useful life of a structures that can ultimately be fully recycled.

Founding Member


Founded in 1904 and headquartered in Farmington Hills, Michigan, USA, the American Concrete Institute is a leading authority and resource worldwide for the development, dissemination, and adoption of its consensus-based standards, technical resources, educational programs, and proven expertise for individuals and organizations involved in concrete design, construction, and materials, who share a commitment to pursuing the best use of concrete.

 Interested in Joining? 

Prospective members are encouraged to view our Member Prospectus and Member Application, or contact NEU at to explore opportunities. 

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