Partners

We are able to do the work that we do only through col­lab­o­ra­tion with bril­liant peo­ple and inno­v­a­tive orga­ni­za­tions. These include:

Roger Bal­len­tine — Green Strate­gies Inc.

Green Strate­gies is a strate­gic busi­ness con­sult­ing firm help­ing com­pa­nies and investors under­stand, adapt to, and pros­per from the rapidly chang­ing social, polit­i­cal, tech­no­log­i­cal and busi­ness dri­vers in the energy and envi­ron­men­tal arena. They help com­pa­nies and investors in under­stand­ing mar­ket­place devel­op­ments, find­ing new busi­ness oppor­tu­ni­ties and part­ner­ships, and design­ing advo­cacy and core busi­ness strate­gies to max­i­mize com­pet­i­tive advan­tage. Green Strate­gies and Hunt­Green are co-located in down­town Wash­ing­ton DC.


Bill Brown­ing — Ter­rapin Bright Green

By bring­ing inno­v­a­tive ideas to a range of diverse projects, Ter­rapin helps clients think dif­fer­ently about envi­ron­men­tal strat­egy, pol­icy and related oppor­tu­ni­ties. Per­haps best know for their green devel­op­ment exper­tise – hav­ing worked on every­thing from the green­est sky­scraper in the world to Olympic vil­lages, new cities, the White House and mil­i­tary instal­la­tions – Ter­rapin BG and Hunt­Green are cur­rently col­lab­o­rat­ing on green build­ing projects in South America.


Dr. Uwe Fritsch - Inter­na­tional Insti­tute for Sus­tain­abil­ity Analy­sis and Strat­egy

The Inter­na­tional Insti­tute for Sus­tain­abil­ity Analy­sis and Strat­egy (IINAS) is an inde­pen­dent trans-disciplinary research orga­ni­za­tion based in Darm­stadt (Ger­many) which started oper­at­ing in April 2012. Key clients and donors include national gov­ern­ment agen­cies in Ger­many and other Euro­pean coun­tries, the EU Com­mis­sion, the Euro­pean Par­lia­ment, and inter­na­tional insti­tu­tions (e.g., FAOGEFIEAUNEP). IINAS also works with asso­ci­a­tions, foun­da­tions and the pri­vate sec­tor, seek­ing diver­sity in fund­ing sources as the base of its independence.


Leilani Munter – Race Car Dri­ver and “Car­bon Free Girl”

“Life is short. Race hard. Live green.” is her motto and call­ing to action 100 mil­lion race fans in the US to make a dif­fer­ence by spread­ing envi­ron­men­tal aware­ness about sus­tain­able liv­ing alter­na­tives, clean energy, alter­na­tive fuel vehi­cles, and envi­ron­men­tal leg­is­la­tion, is her mis­sion. Munter and Hunt teamed up on Zero Emis­sion Road Rally in May of 2009 and sup­port each other’s work on a vari­ety of sus­tain­able trans­port and energy initiatives.


Dan Nolan — Sabot 6, Inc.

After 26 years in the Army, Dan Nolan founded Sabot 6, Inc. which pro­vides strate­gic man­age­ment ser­vices and spe­cial­izes in iden­ti­fy­ing crit­i­cal tech­nolo­gies and accel­er­at­ing their uptake in the mar­ket. Most recently, Dan has been pro­vid­ing lead­er­ship for an effort to link the strate­gic impor­tance of energy inde­pen­dence to the tac­ti­cal rel­e­vance of reduc­ing the use and trans­porta­tion of fos­sil fuels in order lower the risk to sol­diers, sailors, air­men and Marines, work that was fea­tured in Thomas Friedman’s 2008 book Hot, Flat and Crowded.


Pablo Reyes - The Cen­ter for Latin Amer­i­can Strate­gic Studies

CEELAT is an inde­pen­dent, non­profit, non­par­ti­san think tank based in Bogotá, Colom­bia. The Cen­ter is ded­i­cated to inter­dis­ci­pli­nary research, the analy­sis of cur­rent polit­i­cal, social, and eco­nomic issues, and the fur­ther­ance of inter­na­tional coop­er­a­tion on issues of strate­gic impor­tance for Colom­bia and the region. Bear­ing in mind the growth in world energy demand and pro­jec­tions for the future and poten­tial use of nat­ural resources in the region, the empha­sis of CEELAT’s Energy Coop­er­a­tion Pro­gram is on renew­able ener­gies, bio­fu­els, energy effi­ciency, and man­age­ment of the envi­ron­ment within a con­text of coop­er­a­tion. Suzanne Hunt is on CEELAT’s board of advisors.


Scott Sklar – The Stella Group, Ltd.

The Stella Group, Ltd. is a strate­gic mar­ket­ing and pol­icy firm facil­i­tat­ing dis­trib­uted energy gen­er­a­tion which lever­ages key part­ners, financ­ing and unique cus­tomer rela­tion­ships for appli­ca­tions uti­liz­ing advanced bat­ter­ies, energy effi­ciency, con­cen­trated solar energy, fuel cells, geoex­change, micro­gen­er­a­tors, mod­u­lar bio­mass, pho­to­voltaics, small wind, water energy, and “smart” inter­con­nec­tion. Sklar and Hunt col­lab­o­rate to address a range of tech­nol­ogy, pol­icy, and strat­egy challenges.


Alvaro Umana — For­mer Envi­ron­ment & Energy Min­is­ter of Costa Rica
Senior Research Fel­low, CATIE

Alvaro Umana focuses on inte­grat­ing eco­nom­ics with energy and envi­ron­men­tal chal­lenges, cre­at­ing dynamic solu­tions in both the pub­lic and pri­vate sec­tors. He has wide expe­ri­ence at the pol­icy level in renew­able energy and effi­ciency, sus­tain­able devel­op­ment, and inno­v­a­tive finan­cial mech­a­nisms, includ­ing pay­ment for ecosys­tem services.

Addi­tional Collaborations

Art Cen­ter Sum­mit on Sus­tain­able Mobility

The over­all sum­mit from 2007 to 2009 was lead by David Muyres. Suzanne Hunt has spo­ken at, as well as pro­vided rec­om­men­da­tions on con­tent and speak­ers in her role as advi­sor to the summit.


Hunt Coun­try Vineyards

Suzanne Hunt’s fam­ily vine­yard con­tin­u­ally strives to improve sus­tain­abil­ity in all aspects of the farm and business.


Rocky Moun­tain Institute

We were involved in RMI’s Oil Solu­tions ini­tia­tive and col­lab­o­rate closely with RMI staff. Bill Brown­ing worked at RMI for 17 years prior to found­ing Ter­rapin Bright Green.


World­watch Institute

Suzanne Hunt led Worldwatch’s bioen­ergy work for two years prior to found­ing HuntGreen.

Acknowl­edge­ments

Hark­ness Design

Marc Hark­ness designed the Hunt­Green logo and website.


Mor­gan Daw­son Photography

Mor­gan Daw­son shot Suzanne Hunt’s portrait.