EcoShift Consulting helped the City of Mountain View conduct its 2012 community GHG inventory in a timely and professional manner. They were also very responsive to our needs.

Steve Attinger – Environmental Sustainability Manager, City of Mountain View

“I highly recommend Eco-Shift to any other jurisdiction that is looking to adopt creative funding sources related to climate change.”

Suzi Merriam, Watsonville Acting Principal Planner

“EcoShift went the extra mile for us, identifying the hidden energy savings that we were unable to find on our own and helping us make progress towards our sustainability goals.”

Dale Coke, Owner, Coke Farm

“EcoShift conducted clear and compelling economic analysis on the impacts of electricity rate design on conservation, energy efficiency, and solar PV.”

Andy Katz, Sierra Club

“EcoShift provided a comprehensive Climate Action Plan that exceeded our expectations. Their expertise and thorough analysis resulted in a highly effective plan that will help us meet our strategic goals.”

Santa Cruz Community Credit Union

“EcoShift brings experience and background that is not currently common in the field of sustainable business practices and we are delighted with what they did and continue to do for us.”

Ian Browde, CEO, Greening Point, Inc.

“Your ideas present a clear, direct methodology we can—and will—use to show our end user how to maximize their dollars and make the right choice for our environment at the same time. ”



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We are a team of climate change, energy, and sustainability experts who work with leading organizations to develop and implement value-creating strategies. Using the lenses of sustainability metrics and business strategy, we identify the challenges – and innovations – that will help our clients become industry leaders and create profitable, sustainable advantage.

Our comprehensive approach to sustainability consulting enables us to assess, plan, and implement tailor-made strategies for our clients. We bring the technical expertise needed to make your decisions effective and efficient while building sustainability into operations, management, products, and services. We help business and government leaders understand sustainability for what it really is – the greatest business opportunity of our time.

Selected EcoShift Clients



Recent News and Blog Articles

EcoShift Study: Ending New Federal Fossil Fuel Leases Would Keep 450 Billion Tons of Carbon Pollution in the Ground September 1, 2015 5:59 pm

In a ground-breaking report covered by Reuters, NBC News, Salon, Grist and more, EcoShift found that ending new fossil fuel leasing on lands and offshore areas controlled by the U.S. government would keep up to 450 billion tons of greenhouse gases from polluting the atmosphere. The report was conducted on behalf of the Center for Biological Diversity and Friends of the Earth. Download the full report, a fact sheet, or read more of this article in our blog.

How can electricity rates help California achieve climate goals? July 3, 2015 3:37 pm

James Barsimantov’s op-ed in the SF Chronicle on electricity rates for the future

Dr. Wise-West at the Annual Statewide Energy Efficiency Forum April 23, 2015 2:33 am

On June 18, Dr. Tiffany Wise-West, P.E., will present at the 6th Annual Statewide Energy Efficiency Forum in a session geared toward municipalities preparing GHG emissions inventories, entitled “A Clear Path to Climate Action Planning: ClearPath 101″

EcoShift Provides Guidance for Gold Standard Report March 30, 2015 10:27 pm

EcoShift was acknowledged for providing guidance and peer review for a new report from the Gold Standard Foundation and World Wildlife Fund Switzerland. The research report entitled The Real Value of Robust Climate Action: Impact Investment Far Greater Than Previously Understood aimed to monetize the environmental and socio-economic net benefits from Gold Standard projects and investments.


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