Clean Agency Opens San Francisco Office

Corporate sustainability successes with major brands like Disney and Nestle drive expansion

Dec 01, 2010, 13:40 ET from Clean Agency

PASADENA, Calif., Dec. 1, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Clean Agency, a research-based consulting firm specializing in sustainable business solutions for global consumer goods companies, today opened a new San Francisco office and announced the addition of George Velarde to its executive team. The strategic location and talent acquisition allows Clean to address local demand for sustainable business solutions that fuel innovation.

Over the last eight years, Clean has driven sustainability issues around environmental and social responsibility by providing companies with the knowledge and solutions needed to change the way they do business. Clean now expands its reach and will share its expertise with businesses in the Bay Area that are eager to develop eco-friendly practices, processes and product packaging.

"San Francisco has a progressive interest in and understanding of the value of sustainability," said Seri McClendon, chief executive officer, Clean Agency. "We're excited to apply our expertise in life cycle assessment, supply chain analysis and stakeholder communications to help Bay Area businesses identify key areas of improvement and implement strategies that maximize efficiency and reduce environmental impacts."

George Velarde, who joins Clean as business development director for the Bay Area, brings more than 20 years of marketing, global sales and business development experience. Prior to Clean, George served as business development manager for Sustainable Media, Inc. and principal for Mainline Technology, Inc. where he developed programs to address stakeholder demands for sustainable products and processes.

"Northern California is the vanguard for innovation and development of sustainable business strategy. Clean is uniquely positioned to support the Bay Area's world-class organizations in their drive to develop innovative, high value solutions that benefit society and the environment. I look forward to creating collaborative partnerships that will keep our community on the forefront of the economy."

George received a MBA in sustainable business management from the Presidio Graduate School in San Francisco and a BS in Business Administration/Marketing and Logistics from Central Michigan University. He is a member of the International Society of Sustainability Professionals.

Clean's San Francisco office is located at 71 Stevenson Street, Suite 400, San Francisco, CA 94105. George can be reached by email at gvelarde@cleanagency.com or by telephone at 415-613-8119.

ABOUT CLEAN:

Clean is a research-based consulting firm specializing in sustainable business solutions for global consumer goods companies. Clean's cutting edge marketing and PhD-level research team with expertise in life cycle assessment, carbon footprinting and sustainable packaging helps businesses measure their impact on the environment and implement innovative strategies that cut costs, improve efficiency, increase sales and drive industry leadership. Visit www.cleanagency.com for more information.

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Over the last eight years, Clean has driven sustainability issues around environmental and social responsibility by providing companies with the knowledge and solutions needed to change the way they do business. Clean now expands its reach and will share its expertise with businesses in the Bay Area that are eager to develop eco-friendly practices, processes and product packaging.

 

Over the last eight years, Clean has driven sustainability issues around environmental and social responsibility by providing companies with the knowledge and solutions needed to change the way they do business. Clean now expands its reach and will share its expertise with businesses in the Bay Area that are eager to develop eco-friendly practices, processes and product packaging.



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