LCA and Sustainability Consulting, Software, Training
EarthShift Global is a leader in LCA and sustainability consulting, software, and training. We empower organizations to confidently make impactful, fact-based decisions that profitably shift their organizational and sustainability performance.
Our Commitment to You
We will help you innovate and grow while lightening your footprint on the planet through new products, services, and business models
We will provide actionable insights that prioritize your brand and bottom line
We will listen closely to your needs and ensure you receive value for your investment
We will be rigorous in our work to protect you from claims of greenwashing
Your data and your model belong to you
Working With Us
In-depth knowledge: electronics semiconductors, innovation-orientated sectors
ACLCA Lifetime achievement award, 2017
VP of the Sustainability Conoscente Network
Sample Project: 3D printing LCA for HP Inc. - "HP is using it to guide further innovations in products and business models"
In-depth knowledge: agriculture, LCA, decision analytics and support systems
35-year background in agricultural research and policy development, including over two decades focused on sustainability, life-cycle topics
In-depth knowledge: LCA & carbon footprint analysis for business strategies, corporate sustainability, sustainability reporting
10 years, Worldwide Life Cycle Assessment and Carbon Footprint Program Manager, HP Inc.
Pioneered use of anticipatory LCA for product design & improvement, and market creation
ACLCA Lifetime achievement award, 2022
In-depth knowledge: circular economy, LCA, EMergy accounting, agri-food chains, stakeholder-oriented studies
Served as sustainability consultant for Zimbabwe National Cleaner Production Centre
Completing sustainability-oriented doctoral studies at University of Parthenope, Italy, focused on environmental implications of transition towards decarbonized economy
Extensive journal publication record
In-depth knowledge: process engineering, land-use change, agriculture
Sample project: “Life cycle assessment & socioeconomic evaluation of the illicit crop substitution policy in Colombia,” published in Journal of Industrial Ecology
In-depth knowledge: Consumer packaged goods R&D, sustainable packaging
Bachelor’s degree in Chemical Engineering from Universidad de los Andes in Bogotá, Master’s degree in Environmental Management from the same university’s Business School
In-depth knowledge: Sustainable branding, marketing, product development, communications & education
Led branding and national launch of Seventh Generation and Stonyfield Farm
20+ years experience creating profitable growth for B2C and B2B organizations
BA in Government from Dartmouth College; MBA from Harvard University
In-depth knowledge: Agriculture, forestry, livestock, and fishing, with special attention on mapping of stakeholder perspectives
Bachelor's degree from UPIBI-IPN Instituto Politécnico Nacional & Técnico in Mexico City; Master’s degree from Leiden University – TU Delft & Graz University in the Netherlands
In-depth knowledge: Materials engineering and industrial management, data skills, and a record of successfully advancing sustainability in a mining-oriented industrial organization
Master’s degree in Industrial Management; Master’s degree from Montreal’s Concordia University; her thesis was on Prospective Life Cycle Assessment in Surface Engineering
In-depth knowledge: Life cycle assessment (LCA), related research and data collection, waste to energy
LCA-focused Master's of Applied Science in Chemical Engineering degree from Dalhousie University, Bachelor of Engineering Technology in Petroleum from Cape Breton University, Bachelor of Science with an advanced major in Chemistry from St. Francis Xavier University
In-Depth Knowledge: Computational, Laboratory, and Field Research; Art & Design; STEM Teaching & Tutoring
BS degrees in Biology and Environmental Science from LaSalle University, MS in Computational and Integrative Biology from Rutgers University with research focus on data analysis and visualization, longtime artist and designer.
In-depth knowledge: research, how to build cultures of sustainability.
Author: EcoHegemony: How Pop Culture Influences Sustainability, and More Than Promote: A monkeywrencher’s guide to authentic marketing.
Sample Project: Multi-national employee research and engagement project designed to activate sustainability, resulting in aiding in the achievement of the client’s goal of carbon neutrality in 2019, one year ahead of target.
- In-depth knowledge: materials science, biomass/biofuels, agriculture, electronics, small and local enterprises.
- Bachelor’s degree in Sustainable Materials Science and master’s in Sustainability Science from the Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México.
In-depth knowledge: LCA, footprinting, impact evaluation in agriculture, food, construction, telecom, and other sectors
Bachelor’s degree in environmental sciences and master’s in sustainability sciences from the Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México (UNAM)
In-depth knowledge: LCA software implementation, support, and training; integration of economic, environmental, and social considerations in large-scale projects.
Handled diverse roles in startup and long-term growth of major international life cycle management and consulting firm; served corporations, government agencies, and academic clients in Mexico, Latin America, and the Caribbean.
Oversaw LCA software sales, support, and training programs, including course development and advising/problem solving with clients.
In-depth knowledge: aquaculture, forestry, bioenergy, Certified LCA Practitioner
Author, 12 peer-reviewed journal articles; instructor, Dalhousie Univ., University of Waterloo
Sample Project: Masters' research, land-based aquaculture: "LCA revealed key environmental trade-offs for 'green' technologies"
HP is a multinational developer and provider of hardware components, as well as software and related services
The United States Food and Drug Administration is a federal agency of the Department of Health and Human Services
O-I Glass, Inc. is an American Fortune 500 company that specializes in container glass products. It is one of the world's leading manufacturers of packaging products, holding the position of largest manufacturer of glass containers in North America, South America, Asia-Pacific and Europe
Michigan State University is a public land-grant research university
Becton, Dickinson and Company, also known as BD, is an American multinational medical technology company that manufactures and sells medical devices, instrument systems, and reagents. BD also provides consulting and analytics services in certain geographies
Steelcase is the leading manufacturer of furniture for offices, hospitals, and classrooms
As of 2017, GE Healthcare is a manufacturer and distributor of diagnostic imaging agents and radiopharmaceuticals for imaging modalities that are used in medical imaging procedures
The Procter & Gamble Company is an American multinational consumer goods corporation
YFYJupiter is an integrated brand packaging services company
Bayerische Motoren Werke AG, commonly referred to as BMW, is a German multinational corporation which produces luxury vehicles and motorcycles
Green Chef is an American ingredient-and-recipe meal kit company focused on organic offerings
Danisco is one of the world's leading producers of ingredients for food and other consumer products
OTR Wheel Engineering is a diversified integrator, engineering firm, manufacturer and distributor with a Global footprint for specialized Tires, Wheels, Steel Castings, Rubber Tracks, and other fabricated goods
Unifi, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, engages in the manufacture and sale of recycled and synthetic products made from polyester and nylon in the United States, Brazil, China, and internationally
The SAC is a global, multi-stakeholder non-profit alliance for the fashion industry
Cisco develops, manufactures and sells networking hardware, software, telecommunications equipment and other high-technology services and products
Xerox is an American corporation that sells print and digital document products and services in more than 160 countries
Merck is a premier research intensive biopharmaceuticals company
DuPont is a global provider of chemicals and specialty products
Dow manufactures plastics, chemicals, and agricultural products
Eastman is a global advanced materials and specialty additives company that produces a broad range of products found in items people use every day
Caterpillar is the world's leading manufacturer of construction and mining equipment, diesel and natural gas engines, and industrial turbines
As one of the world's largest publicly traded energy providers and chemical manufacturers, ExxonMobil develops and applies next-generation technologies to help safely and responsibly meet the world's growing needs for energy and high-quality chemical products
Cotton Incorporated is a not-for-profit company providing the resources and research needed to help companies develop and market superior, innovative, and profitable cotton products
News & Updates
Reflections on the EPIC conference by John Rooks, ESG Senior Research & Culture Advisor