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YR&G provides technical and strategic sustainability services to organizations, buildings and communities across the US and internationally. They believe that the most sustainable outcomes occur at the intersection of people and technology, and they use this principle to guide their clients and projects to realize their highest potential. Through a combination of modeling, analysis, benchmarking, research, creative visioning, alignment and education, they facilitate an integrated process and enable results through informed decisions. YR&G takes a multidisciplinary approach, linking the skills and knowledge of our core team of professionals - architects and engineers, teachers and business strategists, biologists and building scientists - to provide a broad and technically rigorous approach with a focused lens of sustainability.
Biomimicry 3.8 is the global leader in biomimicry innovation consulting, professional training, and educational program and curricula development. Their mission is to train, equip and connect engineers, educators, architects, designers, business leaders and other innovators to sustainably emulate nature’s 3.8 billion years of brilliant designs and strategies. Over the past 14 years, their company has helped more than 250 clients and partners -- including HOK, Herman Miller, Seventh Generation, Nike, GE, Boeing, Coca-Cola, Interface and P&G -- redesign carpets, furniture, manufacturing processes, airplanes and even entire cities, all in nature’s sustainable image. In concert with their partners, they have reached millions through talks and the media and have trained hundreds who now practice biomimicry in their professions. The co-creators of Biomimicry 3.8 and its predecessor, the Biomimicry Guild, are Janine Benyus, author of Biomimicry: Innovation Inspired by Nature, and Dr. Dayna Baumeister.
Founded in 2004, Greenstreet Ltd. is a real estate development, brokerage and consulting firm focused on leveraging sustainable strategies in complex urban real estate initiatives throughout the United States. Through business units in development, brokerage, and consulting, Greenstreet works to bridge the design and development process and create plans and implementation strategies that are both visionary and actionable. They specialize in challenging projects and have experience that transcends conventional real estate asset classes, including: Brownfield Redevelopment, Greyfield Redevelopment, Historic Preservation, Conservation Communities, Transit-Oriented Development, Main Streets, Town Centers, Urban Redevelopment, Master Planned Communities, Corporate Real Estate, Health Care, Education and Research, Adaptive Reuse, Neighborhood Revitalization and Community Development. Their Managing Principal, Jeff Kingsbury, has twenty years of experience in the planning and development of 30 urban, suburban, rural and resort communities throughout the US, encompassing over 35,000 acres, and has been a principal in the development and disposition of over $350 million in real estate.
EIP is a boutique consulting firm focused on helping companies understand, evaluate and execute on opportunities arising from innovative energy and resource technologies and changing market dynamics. For established companies, EIP employs an entrepreneurial/owner approach to evaluating and executing on opportunities, working alongside management as a valued partner. For earlier stage companies and private investors, EIP offers strategic insight, company building expertise and operational capabilities to help leverage precious resources. The Principals of EIP, Edward May and Ron DiFelice, PhD, have over 25 years of experience in the energy and resource technology sectors as operators and investors. Their experience includes having completed over $1 billion of investments, including starting, financing, operating and exiting a number of alternative energy companies.
Power Generation Services, Inc. is a turnkey provider of managed energy services for distributed generation and distributed energy resources to market participants, municipal power agencies, cooperatives, and commercial customers in North America. PoGens™ provides a complete energy management infrastructure that includes monitoring, control, compliance and dispatch of their customers’ emergency generation assets into the North American power markets. In an increasingly complex and changing energy environment, PoGens™ mission is to leverage their national energy services platform to assist customers in the transition toward cleaner energy and grid stability while enhancing the profitability of their energy assets.
Sustainable Industrial Solutions (SIS) develops and implements sustainability projects that make US manufacturing more competitive by enabling sustainability and reducing carbon emissions through economically viable solutions. They focus on reducing energy costs, eliminating waste and increasing sales. SIS has created SaaS platforms to conduct audits, develop solutions and provide real-time performance monitoring for mid-tier manufacturing and industrial customers. These platforms, such as coincidentpeak.com, provide SIS a scaling engine to affect large-scale sustainability impacts and expand their influence beyond any particular geography. SIS CEO Jason Massey has worked with hi-tech startups over the last 10 years as a venture capitalist, founder, angel and advisor. He helped lead over 40 investments with $200 million in funds across a variety of sectors including energy, manufacturing, and telecommunications in Silicon Valley.