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Integrity | Courage | Care

These values drive everything we do. They are key to building relationships grounded in trust and enable us to design systems that truly work.

What We Do

We help our clients to leverage sustainability as a strategic and profitable advantage.

Our diverse body of work covers sustainability strategy, economic feasibility studies, electrification analysis, greenhouse-gas inventories, ESG reporting, climate resilience strategies, scenario planning, energy, and waste planning, technology planning and deployment, communications, stakeholder engagement, and organizational training.

The sectors and industries we work with include government, agriculture, mining, manufacturing, energy, defense, transportation, technology, and waste.

Who We Are

We are an Idaho-based, globally-connected team that sees emissions reduction strategies as a means to sustainable profits for our business and our clients.

Not only do we guide our clients in how to make 'doing better' also profitable, but we also walk the talk.

Warm Springs Consulting is a Certified B Corp and an Aclymate Climate Leader, meaning that we meet the highest standards of social and environmental impact and have achieved net-zero carbon emissions.

"It’s not sustainable unless it’s profitable and regenerative."

Our Services

Policy & Engagement

Strategic Planning

Sustainability Consulting

Featured Projects

Materials Transport: Racing to Net Zero

Comparing Haulage Options For Reduced Greenhouse Gas Emissions and Costs Authors: Amber Bieg, M.B.A;  Mitch Samson, I.E.S.E. M.B.A, B.S.M.E.;  Zach Bell, B.A.; Jay Schuyler, B.A., and Austin Zinsser, ...

Southern Idaho Solid Waste

Southern Idaho Solid Waste - Seven-County Waste Characterization Analysis WSC supported seven counties in southern Idaho by conducting a solid waste audit at Milner Butte landfill. The audit was conducted ...

Nevada Copper

  Nevada Copper and parent company, Pala Investments hired WSC to analyze various trade-off scenarios associated with electrifying heavy-duty mining equipment, as well as evaluating a 100 MW ...

Sun Valley Community School

Sun Valley Community School (in partnership with Sprout Energy) Energy Treasure Hunt - This energy audit and energy savings analysis engaged students, teachers, facility managers in hunting for energy ...

Integra Resources

Integra Resources Corp. sought guidance in evaluating and choosing an ESG reporting framework, as well as developing a roadmap to support the integration of sustainable and regenerative systems into the ...

Perpetua Resources

Warm Springs Consulting and Sprout Energy was hired in 2019 to develop a Sustainability Roadmap to guide Perpetua Resources to higher environmental performance, lower energy costs, and better community ...

Joule Battery Technology

Joule sought support from Warm Springs Consulting (WSC) in general sustainability consulting and business development support. Specific projects included: Developing a GHG emissions calculator, pursuing ...

Idaho Smart Energy Initiative

  Governments entities, businesses, and non-profit leaders have come together with goal to position Idaho as a clean energy leader, paving the way for a prosperous, secure, and healthy future. ...

Idaho CleanTech Alliance

The Idaho Chapter of the CleanTech Alliance (Idaho CTA) Warm Springs Consulting and a group of clean tech leaders in Idaho have formally formed the Idaho Chapter of the CleanTech Alliance to shed light ...

Blaine County Climate Resilience Strategies

The Challenge Warm Springs Consulting was hired by Blaine County, alongside the Sun Valley Institute (SVI), to support current efforts to build lasting prosperity and quality of life in the Wood River ...

Davey Tree

The Challenge: As Davey Tree advances, how do their employees and employee owners fully embody a commitment to provide innovative, interdisciplinary, long-term sustainability solutions? Developing ...

Clean Tech Start-up Consulting

Why Grow Cleantech Companies?  WSC partners will occasionally invest time in money in a company that aligns with our mission and has good market potential. We also work with startups on a discounted ...

Sustainability Strategy & Roadmap: Healthcare

The Challenge St. Luke’s aim was to create a vision and plan to establish system-wide policies and changes to implement sustainability practices. The organization sought to grow its sustainability program ...

Safeguarding Idaho’s Economy in a Changing Climate

  The Challenge Warm Springs Consulting was hired in April 2017 to coordinate Safeguarding Idaho’s Economy in a Changing Climate, a first of its kind, two-day summit to explore market-based solutions ...

Safe Routes to School Toolkits

  The Challenge The Safe Routes To School Partnership via San Francisco Department of the Environment hired WSC partner Amber Bieg and her team to develop 'toolkits' that would encourage parents ...

Urban Forest Map and Ecosystem Calculator

The Challenge WSC partner Amber Bieg and her team invented, designed, and developed the Urban Forest Map in an open-source collaborative web platform for crowdsourced tree inventory and information sharing, ...

Strategic Re-branding & Marketing Plan for Behavior Change

NVTA new bus design NVTA old bus design   The Challenge To increase ridership and public awareness to raise necessary funds for the Napa Valley Transportation Agency (NVTA), formerly known ...

Idaho Energy Innovation Speaker Series

The Challenge Alongside the Sun Valley Institute, WSC sought to build upon the seeds planted at Safeguarding Idaho’s Economy in a Changing Climate, a two day summit in November 2017 that explored market-based ...

Facilitation of Tribal Environmental Leaders Summit

The Challenge Warm Springs Consulting was hired to facilitate the three-day EPA Region 10, Tribal Environmental Leaders Summit (RTOC). With representatives from 250 native tribes and Alaskan Villages, ...

Disaster Recovery Eco Re-Build Plan

The Challenge When a community has lost much of what they have spent a lifetime and even generations working toward, there is hurt beyond material loss. Bringing back hope for the future is paramount ...

SFMTA Website Re-Design

The Challenge The San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency (SFMTA) hired, WSC partner Amber Bieg, in partnership with InkëDesign, Five Paths, and InterEthnica to redesign and develop the SFMTA website. ...

Pollinators Protection in San Francisco

The Challenge Reports suggest systemic pesticides are a major cause of the decline in the bee population and other pollinator declines.​ San Francisco Environment hired WSC partner Amber Bieg and her ...

Clif Bar Zero Waste Audit

The Challenge Since 2001, Clif Bar & Company (Clif Bar) has been committed to reducing ecological impact and engaged in sustainability. Opened in 2016, the Clif Bar Twin Falls Baking Facility is ...

Feasibility Study: California Wool Mill

  California Wool Mill Feasibility Study   The Challenge As lead author, Warm Springs Consulting Principal, Amber Bieg, worked with Fibershed to produce a feasibility study to assess ...

Green Business Program City of San Francisco

The Challenge WSC partner Amber Bieg led a green business campaign for the City of San Francisco. The goal of this project was to set up and promote a series of six workshops in four key San Francisco ...

Local Highway Council (LHTAC) Public Involvement

The Challenge Small communities in Idaho often receive federal funds for transportation projects that are beholden to federal transportation regulations, limiting local influence over these projects. ...

Idaho Forest Products Commission Sustainable Forestry Blog and Social Media

The Challenge The Idaho Forest Products Commision (IFPC) looked to WSC to write a monthly sustainable forestry blog and promote social media engagement. IFPC’s goal was to increase the relevancy and ...

Energy Upgrade California – Advertising Campaign

The Challenge  WSC partner Amber Bieg, along with her team of designers were hired to assess the effectiveness of various media tactics in engaging San Francisco single-family homeowners in participating ...

Blaine County Western Interstate Region (WIR) Conference

The Challenge Blaine County wished to promote the health, safety and general welfare of the citizens of and ensure adequate public services are provided to the people at a reasonable cost. Blaine ...

Bring Your Own Bag Campaign

The Challenge Amber Bieg WSC Partner was hired by the City of San Francisco to manage the Bay Area Recycling Outreach Coalition (BayROC) regional campaigns.   The Solution She worked on campaign ...

B Corps and Benefit Corporations Workshop

Human Centered Marketing

Human Centered Marketing: How to drive behavior change around your new product or service? How do you get someone to try a new coffee shop, buy your new product, or hire you when they haven’t worked ...

Human Centered Design Trainings

Human Centered Design Trainings for Teams One day training for teams solving complex problems with various stakeholders Summary:  Design Thinking is a method of problem solving that uses empathy ...

Organizational Leadership Training and Cultural Change Management

The Challenge When a third-generation owned auto group was suffering from financial loss, a disempowered culture, and frustration among business departments, a WSC partner provided leadership trainings ...

Leadership Training & Change Management

The Challenge When a third-generation owned auto group was suffering from financial loss, a disempowered culture, and frustration among business departments, WSC partner, Deb LaSalle supported leadership ...

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Latest Blog Posts

Why Count GHG Emissions?

By amberbieg | August 11, 2022

$3.9 billion in savings over the next two decades is what our largest three clients are set to achieve while reducing greenhouse gas emissions (GHG) by over 12.9 million MT CO2e (equivalent to the emissions from 2.5 million cars driving for a year). The logic is simple: greenhouse gas emissions are simply a measure of…

We Are Hiring: Sustainability Communications Manager

By amberbieg | August 10, 2022

Sustainability Communications Manager Would you like to leverage your impact, expand your thought leadership and work with a consulting team tackling some of the biggest challenges of our day? This is your opportunity! You will work with engineers, scientists, economists, policy analysts, and communications experts that are collaborating to create a more sustainable world.  As…

Climate Skeptic Part 1: Is Climate Change Really Happening?

By amberbieg | July 26, 2022

Part 1 of 7 Authors: Amber Bieg, Deb LaSalle, Zach Bell, Heather Colwell, Kevin Winslow, Jay Schuyler, Alaina Sisco, Mitch Samson Is Climate Change Really Happening?  Maybe you’re not convinced climate change is happening, or doubt that it’s human-caused. Or maybe it’s something you’re on the fence about as you haven’t had time to fully…

Climate Skeptic Part 2: Is Climate Change Human Caused?

By amberbieg | July 26, 2022

Part 2 of 7 – Continued from Part 1 Authors: Amber Bieg, Deb LaSalle, Zach Bell, Heather Colwell, Kevin Winslow, Jay Schuyler, Alaina Sisco, Mitch Samson Is Climate Change Human-Caused? Some skeptics believe that natural causes can explain why the Earth has warmed 1.4 degrees Celsius since 1880. Some point to Milankovitch Cycles (Earth’s orbital…

Climate Skeptic Part 3: Is Climate Change Really That Bad?

By amberbieg | July 26, 2022

Part 3 of 7 – Continued From Part 2 Authors: Amber Bieg, Deb LaSalle, Zach Bell, Heather Colwell, Kevin Winslow, Jay Schuyler, Alaina Sisco, Mitch Samson Is Climate Change Really That Bad? Some believe climate change may, in fact, be a good thing and bring positive effects for the Earth and its inhabitants. For example,…

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