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Climate Risk Disclosure Safeguards Our Investments

By amberbieg | June 21, 2022

Originally published to Idaho Business Review on June 20, 2022    Authors: Amber Bieg, Deb LaSalle, and the Warm Springs Consulting Team On March 21, 2022, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) announced a draft of new rules that require all publicly traded companies to disclose risks attributed to climate disruption. Applauded by many in…

Warm Springs Consulting Achieves Carbon Neutrality and Climate Leader Certification

By zachbell | January 14, 2022

By Zach Bell, Analyst at Warm Springs Consulting, and Amber Bieg, Partner at Warm Springs Consulting Jan. 14, 2022   Warm Springs Consulting (WSC) is pleased to announce we have achieved our goal of carbon neutrality in 2021. With the help of Aclymate, a free carbon accounting tool designed for small businesses, WSC was able…

The Race to Net Zero Mining

By amberbieg | January 3, 2022

 The Race to Net Zero Mining from Amber Bieg

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Why is Cleantech Good for Idaho?

By amberbieg | January 3, 2022

Written by Amber Bieg, Partner and Warm Springs Consulting Originally Published to Idaho Business Review, Sep 22, 2021. What is Cleantech? Cleantech is a broadly inclusive term that refers to companies and technologies that create jobs and deploy new innovations that improve environmental and social sustainability. Why Idaho? To start, Idaho is rich in natural…

Metabolic Currency: The Future of Money and Sustainable Growth

By amberbieg | December 15, 2021

Metabolic Currency: The future of money and sustainable growth Originally published to Medium Introduction Do you know how money is created? It’s okay. Most people don’t. Very few understand how money creation really works. We may have learned in school that the US Treasury prints money and that’s it. The amount of money printed is…

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Boise Entrepreneur Week 2021 – Cleantech Business in Idaho

By heathercolwell | December 7, 2021

Boise Entrepreneur Week is Idaho’s largest community-driven, entrepreneur-focused event. Each year, thousands of people come together to learn, support, and celebrate Idaho’s growing entrepreneurial ecosystem. About the Speakers For nearly 20 years, Amber Bieg has been working with companies and communities on sustainability-focused solutions ranging from developing Open Tree Map, enterprise ecosystem management software to…

Could Idaho be the Nation’s Clean Energy Leader?

By amberbieg | February 11, 2021

Most people assume California or Hawaii have the cleanest electric grids. It turns out that Idaho is #1 for Clean Energy, based on 2019 data published in a report by the Business Council for Sustainable Energy. Yep, you read that right – Idaho has the cleanest electric grid in the United States, surpassing Vermont in 2019. This…

Sustainability Benefits Commercial Real Estate in Idaho

By amberbieg | February 14, 2019

This article was originally posted to Idaho Business Review on January 8, 2019 By: Amber Bieg, Kelsey Jae Nunez, Deborah Hiller LaSalle and Sharon P. Grant As a property manager or business owner, a key question often is: How do I increase profit without a huge upfront investment? While market forces and good marketing can drive…

Local Economies – Systems that Work!

By amberbieg | April 24, 2018

We’re a B Corp!

By amberbieg | November 21, 2018

Warm Springs Consulting became a Certified B Corporation in 2018. We were certified by the non-profit B Lab to meet rigorous standards of social and environmental performance, accountability, and transparency. We’ve evaluated how our practices impact our community, the environment, our customers, our employees, and contractors to reduce overall environmental impact and maximize social good.…