Over the last 10 years we have established working relationships with numerous individuals and organizations that we have certified as capable of providing high-level consultation on many sustainability issues and Life Cycle Assessment (LCA). These practitioners bring additional value to our client relationships, especially in the area of peer review.
Our LCA Practitioner Partners include:
Four Elements Consulting, LLC
Four Elements is a boutique consulting firm that specializes in Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) and Greenhouse Gas (GHG) services. Anne Landfield Greig, Principal, has 15 years of industry experience, and is actively involved with current research and initiatives in the climate change and environmental LCA fields in addition to consulting work.
Industrial Ecology Consultants
Industrial Ecology Consultants provide LCA, Product Ecolabeling, Carbon Management and Design for Environment sustainability services to small, medium and large enterprises. Thomas P. Gloria, Managing Director of IE Consultants, has more than 19 years of professional experience in sustainability management consulting and information technology engineering design.
CIRAIG, Chemical Engineering Department
Manager, Quebec LCI database project
Pascal is a research officer at the CIRAIG, where he leads the Quebec LCI database project. He has over 10 years of experience in LCA, working as analyst, critical reviewer and researcher. He is Member of U.S. LCI Advisory Committee, the ecoinvent International Advisory Council, the UNEP-SETAC Data Registry Advisory Council and the North America LCA AG Steering Committee.
Bluehorse is a pioneer in the sustainability metrics field. They specialize in delivering innovative tools for the food industry that provide decision makers with clear, usable information for their business and products.
We also have partners with various outside areas of expertise who work with our clients, including:
Cambridge Environmental Inc. is a research and consulting firm that assesses and helps to minimize risks to health and the environment. Their services include: exposure and risk assessments, litigation support, drug and alcohol toxicology, critical reviews and research and development.
Dr. Mark Huijbregts
Associate Professor at the Radboud University, The Netherlands
Dr Huijbregts lectures at the university on “Risk Assessment of Chemicals” and “Life Cycle Assessment of Products." Dr. Huijbregts is also the principal developer of the USES-LCA model suite, and co-developer of the USEtox consensus model. He received his Ph.D in Natural Sciences from the University of Amsterdam on “Uncertainty and Variability in Environmental Life Cycle Assessment”. Dr Huijbregts teaches our USEtox class and consults on projects involving impact assessment methodology.
Beth Beloff & Associates
Ms. Beloff has spent over 20 years as a thought leader in formulating the concept and practice of sustainable development. She is an expert in integrating sustainable development with other critical organizational aspects and, in particular, in how to measure sustainability performance. She has experience dating back to the early '90s in providing thought leadership to government agencies and industry on sustainability issues, planning and performance assessment, and in the development of a number of well-respected industry consortia organized around the sharing of sustainability best practices.
Shelter Analytics is dedicated to promote integrated design concepts in new buildings and renovations through the use of building science and best-practice efficient building methods. With several decades of combined experience in building efficiency and building science consulting, Shelter Analytics brings professional guidance to your project or program, coordinating the architecture, mechanical systems, and lighting and construction methods to produce the most efficient, least resource intensive buildings possible in a cost-effective package.
MotiveEarth specializes in preparing companies for state and federal greenhouse gas and environmental compliance. In addition, they support the voluntary efforts of companies seeking to differentiate themselves by taking leadership positions in sustainable practice. With nearly 20 years of experience solving environmental compliance issues for the power generation industry, building managers, manufacturers, and consumer-oriented companies, MotivEarth is a turnkey global warming solutions provider providing complete, cost-effective solutions that reduce greenhouse gas emissions.
Environmental Clarity develops transparent life cycle inventory data. We apply standard chemical process engineering principles to develop a consistent model of the supply chain. Transparency is provided through the ability to see data at multiple scales, from the supply chain to flows of individual chemicals through each manufacturing process.
And finally, our network includes many longstanding friends in the NGO world who have made extraordinary contributions to education and advocacy, and created solutions to help us, our clients and the planet:
Clean Air-Cool Planet (CA-CP) is the leading organization dedicated to finding and promoting solutions to global warming. CA-CP partners with companies, campuses, communities and science centers to help reduce their carbon emissions and recommends policy solutions aimed at reducing greenhouse gas emissions at the state, regional and national levels. One of their new tools, CHEFS (CHarting Emissions from Food Services), quantifies the carbon impact of food production, processing, distribution, preparation and disposal.
For more than a decade, the Athena Institute has been helping architects, engineers and others to evaluate the environmental impacts of new and existing buildings through Life Cycle Assessment. A nonprofit organization, Athena seeks to improve the sustainability of the built environment by meeting the building community’s need for better information and tools. Athena offers the only two tools in North America for the Life Cycle Assessment of whole buildings and assemblies.
The Rainforest Alliance works to conserve biodiversity and ensure sustainable livelihoods by transforming land-use practices, business practices and consumer behavior. They believe that the best way to keep forests standing is by ensuring that it is profitable to businesses and communities to do so. Once businesses meet certain environmental and social standards, they are linked to the global marketplace where demand for sustainable goods and services are on the rise. The Rainforest Alliance’s policies and procedures ensure transparency, integrity and accountability throughout our programs.