CARLSBAD, CA (January 6, 2015) — Grand Pacific Resorts has partnered with True Market Solutions (TMS), a Bay Area company with offices in Southern California which integrates the best of sustainability with behavior change to accelerate positive business impact. Grand Pacific Resorts, has won numerous “Green Awards” from both the American Resort Development Association (ARDA) and RCI (Resort Condominiums International), and is now elevating its level of commitment to sustainability by building a long term Sustainability Action Plan with True Market Solutions’ guidance.
The Petaluma Chamber of Commerce is co-sponsoring a Sustainability Circle in early 2015. Chamber CEO Onita Pellegrini said that True Market Solutions’ track record nationally, and the substantial operational savings shown by businesses that have completed the program, speaks for itself. “We consider this an important opportunity for our larger business members.”
Gary Ingram, a certified golf course superintendent (CGCS) at Metropolitan Golf Links in Oakland, Calif., is the overall winner of the prestigious 2014 Environmental Leaders in Golf Awards presented jointly by the Golf Course Superintendents Association of America (GCSAA) and Golf Digest.
True Market Solutions Business Development Director Miles Hoffman will be one of the judges for the 2015 Sustainable San Mateo County Awards. The Award winners will be announced in January and awards will be presented at a gala event on March 26, 2015 at the Bayview Dining Room at the College of San Mateo.
Matt Petersen, City of Los Angeles Chief Sustainability Officer Shares LA Green Initiatives with TMS Sustainability Circle
On October 9th at Los Angeles’ City Hall, 25 participants, coaches, and guests from True Market Solutions (TMS) current Los Angeles Sustainability Circle™ were privileged to hear Matt Petersen, Chief Sustainability Officer for the City of Los Angeles, explain the City’s current sustainability activities.
Scott Bowman, PE, LEED AP, and TMS Sustainability Circle coach, has been named a 2014 LEED Fellow by the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC). This year’s 48 Fellows are recognized for their exceptional contributions to the green building community as well as for their significant achievements among LEED Professionals.
In November, 2013, seven San Diego-area companies embarked on a six-month journey of sustainability learning, interaction and idea generation. Together, these seven participants generated 176 sustainability initiatives or an average of 25 per company and a combined total of $3.5 million in projected annual savings. Here’s a look at what four of the participants have achieved toward these goals.