Grand Pacific Management Partners with True Market Solutions to Develop Sustainability Plan

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.

Petaluma Chamber Co-Sponsors New Sustainability Circle Program

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.”

Miles Hoffman To Judge Sustainable San Mateo County Awards

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.

Scott Bowman, PE, LEED AP, Selected As 2014 LEED Fellow

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.

San Diego Sustainability Circle Successes: Moving from Plans to Reality

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.