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Fall

Sustainability Certification for Indoor Urban and Vertical Farms: A Sustainable Approach to Addressing Growth in Vertical Farming

Client: The Association for Vertical Farming

 

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

 

New Haven Farms: Pathways to Growth

Client: New Haven Farms 

 

Understanding Challenges and Opportunities for Nature and Nature-Based Infrastructure in New York City
Client: The Nature Conservancy

 

Spring

 

Last Chance Gas: Identifying Alternative Fuel Vehicle Potential in New York State

Client: New York State Department of Transportation

 

Past, Present & Future: Driving Sustainable Operations at the National Resources Defense Council

Client: Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC)

 

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

 

Sustainability Workbook: Understanding the Impacts of Facility Relocation and Operation

Client: Butte-Silverbow County Department of Planning, Butte, Montana

 

Benchmarking for NGOs: Sustainability-Benchmarking Framework for SMRT

Client: The World Resources Institute’s Sustainability Initiative and the Sustainability Managers Round Table

   2015  

   2011   

Fall

Distributed Energy Generation and Green Infrastructure: Transit Oriented Development for Bridgeport, Connecticut

Client: New York, New Jersey and Connecticut Regional Plan Association

 

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

 

Climate Change Adaptation: A Framework for the City of Philadelphia

Client: Mayor’s Office of Sustainability, City of Philadelphia

 

Metrics and Targets for the Albany 2030 Comprehensive Plan

Client: City of Albany

 

Spring

 

Commercial Solid Waste Management for New York City

Client: New York City Mayor’s Office of Long-Term Planning and Sustainability

 

Climate Change Adaptation and Sustainable Design at the Port Authority of NY & NJ

Client: The Port Authority of NY & NJ

Fall

Impact Investment and Institutional Investors: How can pension funds help 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 in New York City

Client: International Living Future Institute

 

Spring

 

Living on the Edge: Agriculture in Periurban Mexico CIty

Client: Instituto Internacional de Recursos Renovables (IRRI), Sistema Biobolsa (SB) and Isla Urbana (IU), Mexico

 

Bringing Newark’s Stormwater Management System into the 21st Century

Client: Newark Water Group

 

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

 

Effective Environmental Management Systems: Effectiveness for Public Transit Agencies with the Federal Transit Administration

Client: Federal Transit Administration

 

Navigating Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) Data for Foundations

Client: Jessie Smith Noyes Foundation

   2014   

   2013   

Fall

C40 Cities in Action: How Bike-Share and BRT are Accelerating Across the World

Client: The C40 Cities Climate Leadership Group (C40)

 

Climate Change Resilience Planning

Client: Central Park Conservancy Institute

 

Leveraging the Multiple Benefits of Green Infrastructure

Client: New York City Department of Environmental Protection

 

Encouraging Sustainable Behavior: A Toolkit for the Natural Resources Defense Council

Client: Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC)

 

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

 

Summer

 

Optimizing a High-Impact Clean-Tech Innovation Program in the U.S. & U.K.

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

 

Chile's Sustainable Tourism Program: Hotel & Lodging Sector

Client: Chilean Federation of Tourism Enterprises, FEDETUR

 

Improving Energy Resilience of Buildings in New York City

Client: New York State Energy Research & Development Authority (NYSERDA)

 

New Jersey Audubon S.A.V.E. Seed Program Business Plan

Client: New Jersey Audubon

   2012   

Fall

Finding Balance in New York City: A Roadmap to Net Zero Energy for the Natural Resources Defense Council Headquarters

Client: Natural Resources Defense Council

 

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

 

Adaptation of Climate Change: Green Stormwater Management for Communities Across New York State

Client: New York State Department of Transportation

 

NYC Commercial Food Waste: Addressing a Sustainability Challenge Through Spatial Analysis

Client: City of New York, Mayor’s Office of Long-Term Planning and Sustainability

 

Resilient Sustainable Communities: Integrating Hazard Mitigation & Sustainability into Land Use

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

 

Freshkills Park: A Communications Strategy to Address Public Health Concerns

Client: New York City Parks Department

 

Roadmap for Previous Pavement in New York City: A Strategic Plan for The New York City Department of Transportation

Client: New York City Department of Transportation

 

Shelter Island Mashomack Preserve: Sustainability Strategies for Renovating in a Sensitive Ecosystem

Client: The Nature Conservancy

 

New Award Metrics for Sustainability: Deigning Award Components for the King Abdallah II Center for Excellence

Client: King Abdullah II Center for Excellent (KACFE)

 

At What Price? An Analysis of the Complex Market for Flood Insurance in New York City

Client: City of New York, Mayor’s Office of Long-Term Planning and Sustainability

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