On December 2, my guest will be Shoko Sekiguchi. Shoko is a recognized leader of the Urban Green Living movement in New York City. She launched Ampleen, a NY based sustainability consulting firm in 2012 and has consulted with numerous nonprofit organizations, green start-ups and companies including Solar One Energy, Columbia University (Earth Institute), Green America, White Roof, and Real Food Works.
As a certified LEED Green Associate and a holder of GRI (Global Reporting Initiative) and ITIL (formally known as the Information Technology Infrastructure Library) certifications, Shoko has in-depth knowledge about green buildings, corporate sustainability strategy, stakeholder engagement, community building, cause marketing and IT Service Management. She launched a “Sustainability Employee Engagement” initiative to help companies engage employees through harnessing sustainability and corporate social responsibility initiatives.
Shoko has more than 15 years of success in marketing and sales, sustainability assessment and strategy. During her career, she has built a reputation for becoming a trusted advisor to clients and for quickly adapting to new business environments and trends. She has also proven herself a forward-thinking problem solver who leverages technical savvy and C-level management expertise to address enterprise-wide issues.