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Framework’s services span from idea to realization in helping companies build sustainable value over the long-term. Two integral services, reporting and stakeholder engagement, help companies communicate, refine, and execute their strategies.

To help clients maximize the benefits of these services, Framework welcomes Reed Evans as Director of Reporting and Engagement.

Reed helps companies from a wide variety of industries develop and implement sustainability management, engagement, and communication plans. In addition, Reed’s expertise in the GRI reporting process helps her evaluate GRI training programs as a Quality Control Consultant. She has also taught courses in sustainability and participatory process in Munich at both the Rachel Carson Center and the University of Applied Sciences. She holds a M.Sc. in Strategic Leadership toward Sustainability and a M.A. in Teaching.

Framework is excited to bolster its services based on reporting and engagement with the addition of Reed’s expertise.

Learn more about Reed and other Framework staff.

Framework welcomes Cristina Tyler, Wells Peterson, and Ryan Brandenburg to our sustainability consulting team.

Cristina previously worked as an Environmental Policy Specialist at the US Department of Energy. She holds two Master’s degrees: Sustainability Management from Columbia University and Environmental Policy from the University of Denver.

Wells previously worked with sustainability-focused investor group Ceres. He holds a B.S. in Business Administration from Northeastern University.

Ryan graduated from Boston College with a bachelor’s degree in Film Studies. He was heavily involved in the production of various social justice documentaries.

Framework continues to add expertise and capabilities as we grow and adapt to clients’ needs, including our expanding work into ESG research as we identify the sustainable drivers of financial returns.

Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co. L.P. (together with its affiliates, “KKR”) has released its 2011 Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) and Citizenship Report. The report details the firm’s commitment to responsible investing and to creating sustainable value for its private equity portfolio companies and investors.
A report microsite showcases the firm’s 2011 progress and will serve as a dedicated resource for stakeholders and those interested in KKR’s corporate citizenship efforts over the past year.
Highlights from the report include KKR’s work to:

Launch Vets @ Work initiative with the aim of recruiting and hiring veterans across KKR’s private equity portfolio companies
Expand the Responsible Sourcing Initiative by providing customized assessments of sourcing policies and protocols for more than 20 private equity portfolio companies
Continue to expand the Green Portfolio Program, with 13 of the participating companies achieving more than $365 million in cost savings and revenue as… More >