The sustainability movement in higher education comes as no surprise: a recent study showed that 64% of prospective college students felt that having information about a school’s commitment to the environment would influence their decision to apply to or attend the college.1 Thus, many colleges across the country are making sustainability a priority in their …Continue reading
In 2017, Black Hills State University came to Verdis Group wanting a sustainability master plan that would allow them to take their sustainability efforts to a new level. BHSU was already quite sophisticated in their sustainability efforts—they had a well-developed campus-wide recycling program in place, had set a carbon neutrality goal, were composting food waste …Continue reading
Omaha is in a unique position. We are currently the only city participating in the Hefty EnergyBag Program. Several business partners have come together to deploy the effort, which collects plastic materials that aren’t currently accepted as part of our normal mixed recycling stream. These “soft” plastics are often in the form of food packaging …Continue reading
We were delighted to convene a select group of Omaha leaders for a breakfast discussion on a leading-edge sustainability topic: net zero emissions. The breakfast event, which was held February 22, was the first in a quarterly series of thought leadership forums we are hosting under the name “Green, Eggs and Bam!” Future topics will likely …Continue reading
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Sustainability & Resiliency Planning
We lead organizations through a process to develop a sustainability, climate, and/or resiliency plans that articulate where you are, where you want to go, and how to get there.
Our ability to help large, complicated organizations with unique challenges clarify their path toward a more sustainable, resilient future is what we do best.Learn more
We work alongside an organization’s staff to help implement sustainability initiatives and projects.
These often take very different forms based on the unique needs of each customer. Ultimately, we’re there to help ensure things get done and progress is made to achieve their goals.Learn more
Research, Studies, & Problem Solving
Our team’s deep expertise can be applied to researching and developing solutions to some pretty complicated sustainability problems.
We perform research, develop white papers, complete studies, and create toolkits on a variety of topics.Learn more
We create experiences that will take your leadership team to the next level or solve a client challenge.
Our leadership development workshops help identify sustainability’s competitive advantage for your company and use sustainability as a leadership strategy to find breakthroughs to current challenges.Learn more
We help primarily large organizations identify and implement ways to be more sustainable and resilient. Our work is focused on operational and behavioral opportunities aimed at reducing greenhouse gas emissions, greater energy and water efficiency, waste reduction and recycling, active transportation, food systems, and resiliency planning.
Whatever the area of focus for our clients, two commonalities hold true: there’s a need for sustainability expertise and experience, and a desire to pursue the opportunity.