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It’s Up to Us Now: Use Transparency To Make Your Buying Decisions

As a gay person whose career is devoted to slowing/adapting to climate change, this presidential election is disturbing. I've had some time to sit with it and remain more focused and committed than ever to this path I've been on for some time. To those Republicans who have said that with a smaller federal government, [...]

Scope 5 Helps Columbia Sportswear Produce Their First Emissions Inventory

Christina Barry-Simmons and Lex Agapinan used their Pinchot University graduate project to demonstrate the value of measurement and transparency in supporting Columbia Sportswear’s sustainability work. I interviewed them to find out if they are in fact crazy. […]

Washington Businesses for Climate Action

A few years ago I left my job with Expeditors, where I was leading, tracking and reporting sustainability, to join Scope 5. Now I help sustainability professionals simplify their lives, enrich their data and make the reports they produce more meaningful. Along the way I’ve listening to the frustrations and complications that hundreds of sustainability [...]

Staying Afloat in Water Management: Practical Tools for Evaluating and Reporting Water Use

I'm in Boston for two days and I’m already missing home a bit, so I’m excited to see Val Fishman speak on water at New Metrics. Aside from the natural affinity with the topic that you’d expect from someone with Val’s last name, Val has deep environmental experience from her work at the Bonneville Environmental [...]