Todd Cort

Lecturer in Sustainability

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Dr. Cort works at the intersection of sustainability and investor value. Over the course of 15 years, in consulting and academia, he has applied a scientific and economic lens to corporate social and environmental responsibility in order to identify the tools, mechanisms, metrics and indicators that create the greatest value for investors, businesses and society. Currently, his research focuses on two areas: identifying sustainability indicators that generate demonstrable value to investors and assessing the credibility of corporate sustainability communications and programs.

Education

  • PhD, University of Colorado, Boulder, 2000
  • MS, University of Colorado, Boulder, 1997
  • BS, University of California, San Diego, 1993

Publications

Selected Articles

Corporate Social Responsibility: A Guide to Good Practice
M. Line, J. Woodhead, T. Cort, and A. Euler
Institute for Environmental Management and Assessment, Best Practice Series
2007

Achievements

California Professional Civil Engineer
2005
Lead Certified Sustainability Assurance Practitioner
2012
Presenter
Columbia Earth Institute, Workshop on Credibility in Sustainability
2014
Adjunct Research Faculty
Colorado School of Mines Department of Environmental Science and Engineering
2001
Associate
Center for the Study of Subsurface Environmental Processes, Colorado School of Mines
2001
Advisory Council member
Sustainability Accounting Standards Board
2012

Consultancies

  • ArcelorMittal
  • BP
  • Bechtel
  • ExxonMobil
  • Chevron
  • Newfield Exploration
  • General Motors
  • Pioneer Natural Resources
  • TNT
  • Marathon Oil
  • Tokyo Electric Power
  • Shell
  • Total
  • Huawei
  • Samsung
  • Posco
  • LG Electronics
  • Symantec
  • Juniper Networks
  • Atlantic
  • Global Reporting Initiative
  • ConocoPhillips
  • Prologis
  • Scottish Power
  • Kimberly-Clark
  • Alfred McAlpine
  • First Group
  • Stora Enso
  • Union Pacific Railroad
  • Lockheed Martin
  • Safety-Kleen
  • Global Reporting Initiative