Beth Beloff is Founder and Principal of Beth Beloff & Associates, a consulting group that develops sustainability strategies and assessment methodologies for all kinds of organizations. She is President of the non-profit think tank, BRIDGES to Sustainability Institute (BRIDGES), which she founded in 1997 to develop approaches to support corporate decision-making regarding sustainability. Prior to BRIDGES, Ms. Beloff founded and directed the Institute for Corporate Environmental Management in the business school at the University of Houston.
Her professional goal is to incite sustainability in corporate strategy development, education and everyday personal and professional decision-making. Toward that end, she has focused on developing common ground between stakeholder groups on sustainability issues and on developing indicators and metrics to evaluate and guide better sustainability decision-making. She has worked on numerous sustainability initiatives with AIChE, including development of the AIChE Sustainability Index and the ICOSSE Sustainability Label. She was a delegate in June 2012 to the UN’s Rio+20 Conference, for which she developed a sustainability statement endorsed by all of the US engineering societies. She is a member of the steering committee for the Carbon Management Technology Conference of the Engineers’ Founders Society and is on the boards of both the Santa Fe Chamber Festival and the Santa Fe Concert Association, as well as the Santa Fe Concert Foundation.
Ms. Beloff is one of the founding directors and past chair of Sustainable Travel International. She has written and spoken extensively on how to develop actionable sustainability strategies, including the book “Transforming Sustainability Strategy into Action, the Chemical Industry” and development of the GEMI Metrics Navigator workbook. Beth has a BA degree from University of California, Berkeley, a Master of Architecture degree from UCLA, and an MBA from the University of Houston.