Project Examples

As Guide Environmental:

  • Assisting a F1000 global information management company in developing a sustainable paper procurement policy and implementation plan, and in conducting a paper sourcing risk assessment.
  • Evaluated options for carbon offsets and offset providers for a snowsports equipment manufacturer.
  • Drafted a responsible wood sourcing policy for an international consumer products company, and assisting their suppliers in identifying compliant wood from North America.
  • Assisted an international standards firm with environmental stakeholder relations, communications material review, and strategic guidance.
  • Designed a strategic roadmap and laid the ground work for an NGO/business sector coalition for a company developing a climate change mitigation product.
  • Produced metrics for purchasing department and sustainability executives to evaluate environmental and social performance of paper suppliers in a globally high-risk region.
  • Drafted policy recommendations for managing risk in certified forest product supply chains, drawing on a survey of manufacturers, retailers, auditors, and environmental and social advocates.

Previously:

  • Drafted sustainable paper, packaging, and wood procurement policy language for major office products retailers, outdoor apparel and products companies, home furnishing retailers, banks, and shipping and logistics companies.
  • Drafted supplier questionnaires and communications to assist companies in implementing their wood and paper supply chain objectives.
  • Developed the first model corporate policy for responsible low carbon fuel sourcing.
  • Advised over fifty major companies on forest product sourcing decisions, forest certification systems, and biodiversity and climate topics.
  • Drawing upon independent supply chain researchers and local stakeholders, provided risk assessments of prospective paper and packaging suppliers.
  • Produced an annual sustainability ranking of the office supply sector.
  • Produced comparative analyses of forest product certification systems.