Team Oregon, LLC is a Portland, Oregon-based private enterprise whose mission is to help clients galvanize resilient, restorative, sustainable communities. We are an advanced leadership firm whose planners, designers, engineers and financial professionals provide cities, businesses, institutions, communities and governments the innovative and practical solutions necessary to thrive. Team Oregonís specialized expertise in planning, design, engineering and finance is always applied in an integrated, systematic way. Click here to download our brochure.
Team Oregon, LLC provides the services necessary to galvanize sustainable urbanism Ė great places for people to live. We develop plans for new towns, central cities, regions, suburban redevelopment, green street corridors, commercial districts, transition neighborhoods, urban villages, urban renewal areas and buildings. Team Oregon helps create places where innovation, economy, culture and civic activity combine to enrich and sustain human life. Central to our approach is a disciplined focus on the civic ecology of places: the integrated web of energy, nutrient, resource, capital and information flows and interactions that bring special places to life.
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Carlson Communications (Carlson) is a full-service communications and marketing firm specializing in communications for sustainability-oriented businesses, agencies and non-profits. Carlson partners with COC to bring together communication strategies, media relations, video and social media to create integrated campaigns for clients. Carlsonís expertise includes traditional means of communicating (via earned media, newsletters, and presentations) as well as digital communications (video, websites, e-blasts, webinars and social media). They have extensive experience working with clients on messaging and framing for behavior change, particularly in the area of sustainability. In recent months, Carlson has been hired by Metro and several state agencies (including the Oregon departments of Transportation and Human Services) to help evaluate and apply best practices in communications for climate change, alternative transportation, land use, sustainable living and public health.
Transformation Systems International, LLC (TSI) is a women-owned, multi-disciplinary, action-research firm specializing in team, organization and community transformation. TSI and COC partners have a long history of working together. TSIís professionals integrate community visioning, strategic planning, public engagement, organizational development, performance management and community leader effectiveness. TSI has a well-researched methodology that catalyzes a new level of performance in any endeavor. Their passion for working with individuals, groups, organizations and communities aspiring to be the best they can be, and a depth of understanding of the need for integration of improvement efforts unites them. Their long relationship with the Botswana Public Service is a testament to their success in philosophy, methodology and commitment to results delivery. The TSI approach and methods are published in books and academic writing, and the TSI Transformation Platform is known in quality circles in Europe and the USA.
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Andreas Koenig is a leading expert in applying eco-industrial development (EID), the networking of businesses and communities for resource efficiency and sustainable development. He collaborates with COC through his company, EcoIndustry, based near Frankfurt, Germany, and as a Senior Advisor to Re-Tem Corporation in Tokyo, Japan.
Andreas has more than 20 years consulting experience for national and international development agencies, spearheading resource-management projects throughout Asia, North America and Africa. He is currently working with local government in the Puget Sound area on an EID program in that region. Recently, he served as the eco-industrial park specialist for the EU-China Environmental Management Cooperation Programme in Beijing and the Industrial Estate Authority of Thailand.
Sustainable Transportation Strategies is a Portland-based consulting firm that seeks to reduce the carbon footprint of transportation while improving access, mobility, community vibrancy and the economy. STS brings nontraditional infrastructure planning techniques such as context sensitive solutions, backcasting, and least cost planning. Our multidisciplinary approach touches on areas such as:
STS can be reached at www.sustainabletransportationstrategies.com.
Jim Zehren has had more than 35 years of increasingly high-level, multi-disciplinary engagement in public policy issues in Minnesota and Oregon as a political policy aide, lawyer, analyst, change agent, and business, non-profit and governmental leader. During the 1970s, he worked as a policy analyst for the Mayor of Minneapolis, Majority Caucus Research of the Minnesota House of Representatives, Speaker of the Minnesota House, Governor of Minnesota, Minneapolis Congressman Martin O. Sabo, and the Citizens League of the Twin Cities. During the last 25 years in Oregon, he has worked as an attorney and partner in the Construction & Design Section of the Development Law Group in the Portland office of Stoel Rives LLP, Oregon’s largest law firm with offices in seven states. While practicing law, Mr. Zehren also has established a track record of sustained involvements in and impacts on major issues at the local, metropolitan and state levels. He became a Senior Policy Analyst under contract with COC in July 2010. For more information, contact Jim at firstname.lastname@example.org.
M/W/ESB Teaming Opportunities. Cogan Owens Cogan, LLC seeks teaming partners certified with the State of Oregon as minority, women and emerging small business (M/W/ESB) enterprises. We would like to hear from you if you are a M/W/ESB practitioner or firm experienced in any of the following disciplines or related fields:
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