ecoPreserve. Building Sustainability.

By Tyler Tornaben

Mission

ecoPreserve offers organizations the ability to achieve sustainability and resiliency through the lifecycle of their buildings and operations. From design, construction, operations and through demolition, ecoPreserve provides support and the tools their clients need to claim efficiencies and reduce their costs.

ecoPreserve promotes sustainability externally and internally, by encouraging a company culture that respects the environment, asking that each team member treat each living thing with grace to preserve our planet. ecoPreserve asks all their employees to take ownership & integrity in everything they do, and to take pride, accountability, and honesty in all work. ecoPreserve also encourages their team to think innovatively, aim to improve themselves and be drivers of change.

ecoPreserve focuses on a range of areas in sustainability including…

  • Smart Cities
  • Climate action management plan with implementation and ongoing performance measurement
  • Solid waste management planning, implementation and performance measurement
  • Health & wellness
  • Human factors
  • Ergonomics program development
  • Corporate Social Responsibility reporting
  • Indoor air quality
  • Thermal comfort
  • Storm water management
  • Project management
  • Design guidelines  & Third party certifications

 

Alignment with Sustainable Development Goals

ecoPreserve’s mission aligns with 4 out of the 17 of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) created by the United Nation. In addition, the organization is moving the needle on several of the 169 SDG Indicators:

Goal #5: Gender Equality

ecoPreserve is proud to be a MWBE (Minority/Women Business Enterprise) with majority female leaders making up 30% of organization. The SDG indicators they are impacting are:

  • 5.1 End all forms of discrimination against all women and girls everywhere
  • 5.5 Ensure women’s full and effective participation and equal opportunities for leadership at all levels of decision-making in political, economic and public life

Goal #11: Sustainable Cities and Communities

This organization minimizes the cost and maximizes the value of green construction that reduces carbon emissions and contributes to a healthier environment. Indicators that ecoPreserve affects are:

  • 11.3 By 2030, enhance inclusive and sustainable urbanization and capacity for participatory, integrated and sustainable human settlement planning and management in all countries
  • 11. 4 Strengthen efforts to protect and safeguard the world’s cultural and natural heritage

Goal #12: Responsible Consumption and Production

ecoPreserve helps their clients save money by using tools to reduce their energy, water, and material usage. Their commitment to responsible production affects:

  • 12.2 By 2030, achieve the sustainable management and efficient use of natural resources
  • 12.5 By 2030, substantially reduce waste generation through prevention, reduction, recycling and reuse

Goal # 13: Climate Change Action

In addition to helping their clients achieve greener solutions, ecoPreserve also provides education materials in their ecoToolkit on how to create greener communities and resources to capitalize on tax benefits. This education impacts:

  • 13.3 Improve education, awareness-raising and human and institutional capacity on climate change mitigation, adaptation, impact reduction and early warning


By 2030, ecoPreserve has a goal of establishing ourselves as an International Sustainability company with nonprofit affiliates to expand our impact on a global scale.