Fall

Designing a Sustainability Certification System for Urban and Vertical Farms
Client: The Association for Vertical Farming

 

Preventing the Over-consumption of Long Island’s “Sole Source Aquifer”
Client: The Town of North Hempstead

 

Growing Opportunities for Urban Agriculture
Client: New Haven Farms

 

Urban Environmental Resources and Community Needs and Priorities in NYC
Client: The Nature Conservancy

 

Spring

 

Last Chance Gas!
Client: New York State Department of Transportation

 

Expanding Sustainability Beyond NRDC’s Operations
Client: Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC)

 

Battle of the Buildings: Evaluating the Sustainability of Buildings in Yonkers, NY
Client: City of Yonkers

 

Integrated Redesign of Municipal Shop and Roadwork Facilities in Butte, Montana
Client: Butte-Silverbow County Department of Planning, Butte, Montana

 

An Environmental and Social Performance Benchmarking Process for Non-Governmental Organizations
Client: The World Resources Institute’s Sustainability Initiative and the Sustainability Managers Round Table

   2015  

   2011   

Fall

Sustainability Strategies for Transit‐Oriented Development
Client: New York, New Jersey and Connecticut Regional Plan Association

 

Corporate Strategies to Increase Market Share of Sustainably Managed Forest Products
Client: GreenBlue

 

Benchmarking Climate Change Adaptation Planning for the City of Philadelphia
Client: Mayor’s Office of Sustainability, City of Philadelphia

 

Sustainability Metrics & Targets: Albany 2030
Client: City of Albany

 

Spring

 

PlaNYC 2.0 Solid Waste Management Initiatives
Client: New York City Mayor’s Office of Long-Term Planning and Sustainability

 

Climate Change Resiliency and Sustainable Design at the Port Authority of NY & NJ
Client: The Port Authority of NY & NJ

Fall

Impact Investing and Institutional Investors: How can pension funds enable a transition to a sustainable, low-carbon economy?
Client: Climate, Environment & Development Program, Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD)

 

A Near Zero Solid Waste Strategy for Mamaroneck, NY
Client: Mamaroneck Sustainability Collaborative and the Town of Mamaroneck

 

Sustainable Operations for the Liniers Cattle Market in Buenos Aires
Client: Unit of Special Projects Matanza-Riachuelo River Basin (UPE-CUMAR), and the Directorate-General for International Relations and Cooperation, Buenos Aires City Government

 

The Long-Term Sustainability of the Two Bridges Waterfront Community
Client: Two Bridges Neighborhood Council

 

The Costs and Benefits of Transitioning the Staten Island Ferry to Liquefied Natural Gas
Client: Ferry Division, New York City Department of Transportation

 

Summer

 

Evaluating the Living Building Challenge Building Standard in New York City
Client: International Living Future Institute

 

Spring

 

Living on the Edge: Understanding the Sustainability of Small-Scale Agriculture in Urban and Periurban Mexico City and Puebla
Client: Instituto de Recursos Renovables (IRRI), Sistema Biobolsa (SB) and Isla Urbana (IU), Mexico

 

Bringing Newark’s Water and Sewer Systems into the 21st Century
Client: Newark Water Group

 

Designing Self-Sustaining Business Model for Innovation Africa
Client: Innovation Africa

 

Creating Effective Environmental Management Systems
Client: Federal Transit Administration

 

Navigating Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) Data for Foundations
Client: Jessie Smith Noyes Foundation

   2014   

   2013   

Fall

From Promise to Fruition: An Analysis of How a Sustainability Initiative Develops Through the Networks of C40 Cities
Client: The C40 Cities Climate Leadership Group (C40)

 

Climate Change Adaptation Planning
Client: Central Park Conservancy Institute

 

Leveraging the Co-benefits of Green Infrastructure in New York City
Client: New York City Department of Environmental Protection

 

Improving Sustainability Through Behavior Change
Client: Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC)

 

Design of a Building Energy Retrofitting Program for Montenegro
Client: Ministry of Sustainable Development and Tourism, Montenegro

 

Summer

 

Developing a High-Impact Cleantech Innovation Program
Client: The Climate Group

 

Spring

 

Living on the Edge – Integrating Renewable Resource Strategies on the Urban Periphery in Oaxaca, Mexico
Clients: Instituto Internacional de Recursos Renovables (irri) Mexico, The Yansa Group, The Ashoka Foundation Mexico

 

Opportunities for Climate Resilience: The Beaches of Stamford, CT
Client: City of Stamford, Land Use Bureau

 

Sustainability Certification System For Tourism Companies In Chile
Client: Chilean Federation of Tourism Enterprises, FEDETUR

 

Energy Systems for New York City Multifamily and Commercial Buildings,
Client: New York State Energy Research & Development Authority (NYSERDA)

 

Developing a Business Plan for New Jersey Audubon
Client: New Jersey Audubon

   2012   

Fall

Transforming NRDC Headquarters into a Net Zero Energy Facility
Client: Natural Resources Defense Council

 

Business Plan for the Healthy Urban Tree Initiative in New York City
Client: The Nature Conservancy

 

Stormwater Strategies for Climate Change Adaptation
Client: New York State Department of Transportation

 

Assessment of the Potential to Divert Commercial Organic Waste from Landfills
Client: City of New York, Mayor’s Office of Long-Term Planning and Sustainability

 

Resilient Sustainable Communities: Integrating Hazard Mitigation and Sustainability in Local Planning
Clients: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the Federal Emergency Management Agency

 

Summer

 

Sustainability Reporting and the Natural Resources Defense Council
Client: The Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC)

 

Spring

 

Development of a New Communications Strategy for Freshkills Park
Client: New York City Parks Department

 

Identification of Pervious Pavement Opportunities in NYC
Client: New York City Department of Transportation

 

Mashomack Preserve: Sustainability Strategies for Renovating in a Sensitive Ecosystem
Client: The Nature Conservancy

 

New Award Metrics for Sustainability
Client: King Abdullah II Center for Excellent (KACFE)

 

Insurance, Climate Change and Flood Resilience in New York City
Client: City of New York, Mayor’s Office of Long-Term Planning and Sustainability