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Bob Sheppard


Environmental Sustainability Consultant

Bob Sheppard

Bob Sheppard is a New England–based sustainability consultant working to advise companies as diverse as General Motors, Verizon Communications, and Oakhurst Dairy on a range of projects. As vice president of the Corporate Program at Clean Air–Cool Planet, Sheppard was responsible for carbon management and reduction relationships with more than three dozen corporations from Maine to Pennsylvania, including Green Mountain Coffee Roasters, Shaw’s Supermarkets, and Timberland. During a decade-long tenure at CA-CP he oversaw the publication of Cool Solutions to Global Warming, a compendium of case studies highlighting best practices across the Northeast, as well as the Consumer’s Guide to Retail Carbon Offset Providers. Sheppard is frequently called upon to present at a variety of climate- and energy-related conferences, business meetings, and before college audiences. He was also a contributing writer for the publication "Getting to Zero: Defining Corporate Carbon Neutrality." Prior to joining CA-CP, Sheppard spent three years as senior social research analyst at Citizens Funds, where he was involved in several shareholder resolutions filed by the socially responsible mutual fund. Sheppard’s background includes a decade in the field of broadcast journalism with radio stations across New England, where he focused on waterfront development, municipal planning, and the environment. A father of two college students and a charter member of the Portsmouth Men’s Chorus, Sheppard is a graduate of the University of Southern Maine with a B.S. in business administration.