Sustainability Leadership Programs

Putting the earth in good hands

Bringing Sustainability Leadership to a Global Stage

Our staff is expert at enabling exceptional organizations to demonstrate their sustainability leadership on an online global stage to meet their business, educational and thought leadership goals.  We employ an evaluation framework to ensure that each engagement reaches the target audience, has the desired impact, and meets explicit outcome objectives.  Clients include:

Universities and nonprofits seeking to cement thought leadership, promote educational offerings, initiate new centers of excellence and position for research grants

Businesses promoting their sustainability products and services, seeking investment in new technologies and startups, and demonstrating climate leadership

Government agencies conducting public outreach and training about their sustainability services and programs. 

ERS Advisors offers clients a substantial marketing advantage because we have 25,000 subscribers to the online sustainability educational programs of our subsidiary, the Security and Sustainability Forum (SSF).  We use that list as the core of our communication and outreach programs and use social media and promotion partners to expand participation from target sectors.   Download a fact sheet about SSF

Engagements with Exceptional Clients

Sixth Year Producing a University Sustainability Education Series

Arizona State University

ERS Advisors is in its sixth year of helping the Arizona State University's  School of Sustainability (SOS) cement its global leadership in climate resilience education and thought leadership.  We have produced 20 resilience webinars featuring ASU initiatives and attracted over 10,000 unique participalnts.   ASU uses this increased access to market its professional education certificate courses.  Download a one-page paper on the benefits SOS sees from the SSF webinar programs. 

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Seventh Year of a Book Publisher's Sustainability Series

Island Press - sustainability books

Publisher Island Press’ mission is to provide the best ideas and information to those seeking to understand and protect the environment. We have produced 30 sustainability Island Press webinars  featuring its authors and Urban Resilience program funded, in part, by the Kresge Foundation. More than 20,000 people have signup for the Island press series.

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Sustainable Ag Company Finds Project Funding

Sustainable agriculture and employing women

The Sacred Rivers Climate Project is a new company using soil restoration technology in developing countries to suck carbon dioxide out of the air to help reverse climate change, cultivate biodiversity, enhance local economic vitality and educate women.  We designed and led online promotions to meet project financing goals for its completed pilot project in Kathmandu and new pilots in India.  

Data Analytics Firm Proves its Climate Assessment Value

Impacting global sustainability

Chatmine Technologies is a data mining firm with roots at Boston University. Its webinar on using big data to answer sustainability questions was our highest rated session, attracted 1100 participants and resulted in three new contracts for Chatmine. 

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Supporting the Launch of a University Climate Action Center

Antioch University New england

When Antioch University New England was planning the Center for Climate Preparedness 

and Community Resilience, it turned to us to develop a three-webinar series featuring AUNE expertise in community resilience.  The result was a core marketing base of several thousand interested professionals that launched its educational offerings, research and capacity building solutions.   

Disaster Response Lessons From Texas

Texas General Land Office

 Hurricanes Harvey, Ike, Rita, and Dolly, plus floods in 2015 and 2016, along with wildfires in Texas put the state on the leading edge of disaster preparedness, response and long-term recovery. ERS Advisors teamed up with the Texas General Land Office and the Cadmus Group to produce an educational webinar  about operational considerations in community revitalization.

Promoting Project Drawdown

Project Drawdown

Project Drawdown is the most comprehensive plan ever proposed to reverse global warming.  ERS Advisors produced a webinar with Paul Hawkin, Founder of Project Drawdown and one of the environmental movement’s leading voices.  Registration topped 2400 for the online event.  

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Producing GWU's Online Sustainability Professional Education Curriculum

George Washington University Environmental and Energy Management Institute

ERS Advisors is the designer, producer and marketer for a new online sustainability professional education curriculum for the Environmental and Energy Management Institute at George Washington University.  We are developing certificate courses in Electrification, Corporate Resilience and the Global Politics of Resources. Student enrollment has far surpaced expectations for current offerings. 

Sixth Year Supporting a University Decarbonization Collaboration

LightWorks at Arizona State University

LightWorks at Arizona State University discovers and invents solutions to society's fuel, electric and social challenges. For the past six years, we have led LightWork's efforts to develop global collaborations to decarbonize industry and prepare society for a new carbon economy.  We have helped ASU feature new low-impact technologies and accelerate investment in the decarbonization innovation pipeline through webinar programs and policy dialogue held in Washington, D.C.. 

Faith-Based Climate Action Outreach

Parliament of the World's Religions

The Parliament of the World's Religions, with funding from the Hanley Foundation, commissioned a two-webinar series to attract new congregations to its global Climate Committments Project.  Panelists included Rev. Dr. Joshtrom Isaac Kureethadam, Coordinator of the Sector of “Ecology and Creation” at the Vatican,  discussing Pope Francis’ second encyclical, “On Care for Our Common Home.”   

Increased Registration for Annual Science and the Environment Conference

National Council for Science and the Environment

The National Council for Science and the Environment has turned to us for the past 10 years to enhance participation in its annual science policy conference.  We produce NCSE educational webinars running up to the conferences, execute an email campaign to increase registration and sponsorship, and manage post-conference collaborations to futher NCSE sustainability leadership goals.  

Solar Energy Product Marketing

Solar hot water

Rayvience turned to ERS Advisors to develop a webinar to market its new solar hot water product.  The webinar attracted over 600 participants and produced a list of prospects and product representatives.  

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