Mission: To advance the tenets of sustainability and human health throughout the built environment, and to support organizations to be more holistic,
informed, transparent, and environmentally and socially responsible.
Firm Overview: YR&G is a sustainability consulting firm of over 20 professionals comprised of engineers, architects, building scientists, ecologists, construction managers, and sustainable business specialists with presence in New York City, NY; Denver/Boulder, CO; Chicago, IL; and Portland, OR. We work with clients across the US and internationally, providing industry thought leadership, and striving to articulate a vision of implementable sustainability for a broad spectrum of clients. Founded in 2006, we have maintained a reputation as one of the foremost forward-thinking niche firms in our industry, having helped establish LEED and other rating systems in the market place, and providing a level of service characterized as thoughtful, capable, and technically rigorous.
We are an outcome and relationship-based organization. We specialize in working closely with clients to understand their ongoing goals and needs, and helping them navigate complex landscapes and dispatching the right services and expertise to realize meaningful results. We work with private developers, municipalities, public development authorities, school districts, architecture and construction firms, property management companies, building owners and corporate sustainability groups, all of which are motivated by one or a series of common drivers, including brand identity, marketability, sustainability leadership, risk mitigation, worker productivity and retention, occupant/resident engagement, positive health and wellness outcomes, and code and corporate compliance.