Sustainable Design & Systems Thinking
Experience transforming organizations and creating a sustainable and resilient economy.
Business Development // Policy // Urbantech // Energy Management // Ecosystem Services // Life-cycle Assessment
Market Strategy for New Technology
Understanding Urban Food Systems
Environmental Defense Fund | Sealed Air - Climate Corps Program
Water Risk in the Beverage Industry
Description: Assessment of water risks associated with the process of creating soft drinks in the United States.
Role: Co-authored a research report detailing the risks throughout the life-cycle of creating soft drinks: from practices in creating corn syrup to inefficiencies in the bottling process
Creative Process: Life-cycle assessment, sustainable design
Objectives: Create a comprehensive water risk assessment for a private-sector corporate entity. Deliver recommendations to reduce risks towards sustainable design.
Outcome: Agriculture presents the greatest water risk in the United States for the beverage industry; Growing corn for making corn syrup has the biggest impact on water needed to create a can of soda.