James F. Boyle

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CEO & Chairman, Sustainability Roundtable Inc.

Jim Boyle is CEO, Chairman and Founder of Sustainability Roundtable, Inc. For more than ten years, Jim has led full-time teams of diverse experts to assist nearly 100 Fortune 1000 companies on a multi-year basis in their move to more sustainable high-performance.  Specifically, SR Inc has helped leading corporations, real estate owners and U.S. federal agencies to Set Goals, Drive Progress & Report Results in greater Corporate Sustainability.  Jim has led in developing SR Inc’s confidential, industry specific, annual Management Assessment & Recommendation process for more sustainable operations and energy that is compatible with major global standards. Further, he has directed the development of hundreds of pieces of SR Inc original, case-based Management Best Practices Research and Executive Guidance & Tools available in SR Inc’s cloud based digital library.

Mr. Boyle led in the creation of SR Inc’s Renewable Energy Procurement Services (REPS), which advises and represent Fortune 100 Member-clients and fast growth technology companies across the U.S. and internationally in the development of their Renewable Energy Strategies and Procurement of on-site and off-site advanced energy solutions.

Before founding SR Inc, Mr. Boyle advised fast growth technology firms, financial service firms and private equity firms as an adviser on real estate strategy and transactions.  Before that he worked as a large law firm attorney assisting corporate clients on complex real estate and environmental compliance-related issues. He co-led Trammell Crow Company Corporate Advisory Services in San Francisco and returned to his native Boston and joined Trammell Crow Company’s market-leading team in Greater Boston where he received the Commercial Brokers Association’s Platinum Award for the highest level of commercial real estate transactions.  While at Trammell Crow Company in 2006, he incorporated and was a principal co-founder of the Alliance for Business Leadership, a MA based non-profit for CEOs and business leaders who share a commitment to socially responsible business practices and public policy.  Jim served as its volunteer Executive Director until he led in recruiting in its first full-time ED in 2009.

Jim is a graduate of Middlebury College, where he captained the football team, and Boston College Law School.  Early in his career served as a federal law clerk, an aide to John F. Kerry in the U. S. Senate and on Vice President Al Gore’s campaign for President. He lives in Concord, MA with his wife and two children and writes and speaks regularly on more sustainable business.  See e.g.,  Could LEED for Existing Buildings Transform the Building Industry, Urban Land and Corporate Sustainability is an Unprecedented Opportunity, CoreNet Global, LEADER.