Karen leads our Corporate Sustainability Department, which offers sustainability strategy advisory and reporting services to a variety of companies across the country. Karen and the Corporate Sustainability team take a thoughtful approach with every client as they facilitate ISO 14001 Environmental Management Systems, stakeholder engagement and education, and greenhouse gas accounting and verification. The team also manages corporate reporting through programs such as GRESB, CDP, MSCI, as well as GRI sustainability report writing, editing and design.
Karen’s expertise is in corporate advisory and sustainability reporting services. She has personally managed full sustainability program implementation, GRESB and CDP responses, and GRI sustainability report writing for private and public companies. She has also managed over 2.5 million square feet of LEED and WELL certifications. Karen holds a M.S. in Sustainability Management from Columbia University and maintains LEED AP and WELL AP credentials.
Karen is a California native and loves all things outdoors, especially the beach. She developed a passion for sustainability after spending a decade working in the hospitality industry and returning to school to pursue a degree in Sustainability Management. Karen is most proud of completeing two marathons, and has her eye on her third. Her favorite running partner (and generally favorite person) is her dog Cali.