Teresa Wade

Iron Station
United States
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Teresa’s goal with every sustainability project is to create results driven, unique solutions to impact an organization’s triple bottom line, but also to inspire others to be sustainability ambassadors. She is known for promoting the business case for sustainability to convey that it is simply good business sense. With an MBA from Belmont University focused in marketing and negotiations, and a Graduate Certification in Sustainability from the Institute for Sustainable Practice at Lipscomb University, Teresa participates in global discussions about Sustainable Brands to ensure that her consultancy’s work aligns with and exceeds international standards. Sustainable Solutions recently launched "Net Positive Golf" a program to help golf facilities with sustainability initiatives that generate profit with purpose. In addition to her role with Sustainable Solutions, Teresa founded Experience Green, a nonprofit organization based on Hilton Head Island, SC that hosted the first Sustainability in Golf symposium in the US in 2013 and 2014, attracting industry leaders from across the country. She was the catalyst and negotiator with more than 50 stakeholder groups to fund and support a Baseline Sustainability Assessment (carbon footprint measurement) of Hilton Head Island in 2014. Teresa chaired the first Sustainability Advisory Committee for Hilton Head Island, and recently served in the Branch Leadership Group for the USGBC Savannah Branch. Her portfolio includes work with Bear Creek Golf Club, Mosaic Resort and Golf Management, Gulfstream Aerospace, Clyde Johnston Golf Course Architecture, the Hilton Head Island-Bluffton Chamber of Commerce, and the Institute for Sustainable Practice at Lipscomb University. Teresa is a TN Rule 31 Business Mediator Candidate, and is a nationally sought after speaker on the topic of sustainability in golf. Teresa has been an evaluator for Golf Digest’s Environmental Leaders in Golf awards, and is a member of the NGCOA, GCSAA and CGCSA.

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