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Learn about improved profitability and competitiveness businesses need for sustainable practices.

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More Profitable

Research shows companies that embed sustainable practices into their core business model tend to become more profitable.

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Sustainability Made Easy

Applied Sustainability Group distills complex information and provides action-oriented guidance for successful, near-term implementation. Numerous case studies and our experience confirm that most companies can achieve significant short-term profits while working towards larger long-term goals.

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Sustainability Short Course™

For businesses and organizations wanting to take a giant leap forward in asset management, employee engagement and profitability, the Sustainability Short Course™ provides a solution.

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The Business Case For Sustainability

  • Bob Willard, a 34-year IBM veteran, is a leading expert on quantifying the business value of corporate sustainability strategies. He helps businesses avoid risks, find opportunities and become more profitable.

  • Reinventing Fire: Bold Business Solutions for the New Energy Era, a book by Amory B. Lovins and the Rocky Mountain Institute, explores how U.S. buildings could become 50% more energy efficient by 2050.

  • Who’s Sinking Your Boat?
    Employee engagement drives business results.
    Highly engaged employees are 480% more committed to helping their company succeed.

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Meet Our Advisors & Subject Experts

  • Ann Blake, Ph.D.
    Ann Blake, Ph.D.
    Environmental & Public Health Consulting

    Ann Blake is an independent consultant with over 20 years of experience finding safer alternatives to industrial chemicals in global manufacturing.

  • Michael Gordon, M.S.
    Michael Gordon, M.S.
    Industrial-Organizational Psychology, Change Management, Organizational Development, Learning & Development

    Michael has 25 years’ experience building transformational leaders while driving cross-organizational and community-based initiatives…

  • Aaron Pope
    Aaron Pope
    Sustainability and Environmental Educator and Advisor

    Aaron is a consultant, and the former Manager of Sustainability Programs at the California Academy of Sciences…

  • Julie Fahnestock, B Storytelling
    Julie Fahnestock, B Storytelling
    Founder & Sustainability Storyteller

    Writing stories of businesses creating positive impact was what Julie Fahnestock did for fun. From fair trade, to closed-loop, to the locavore movement, Julie has always been committed to promoting the sustainable impact of social enterprises. As the Founder and Sustainability Storyteller for B Storytelling, Julie is in her flow. The idea for B Storytelling…

  • Kim Ryle, Applied Sustainability Group, LLC; Energy Benchmark Services
    Kim Ryle, Applied Sustainability Group, LLC; Energy Benchmark Services

    Kim is a certified energy auditor and former Sr. Account Manager with 25 years at Pacific Gas & Electric Company. He managed a portfolio of customers ranging from residential and small businesses to power sensitive, high-tech customers, numerous cities and agencies and some of the largest businesses in the PG&E system. Over his career he…

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