Lauren is Co-Founder and Principal of YR&G. With over 12 years of experience spearheading the sustainability industry, she is a recognized leader skilled at helping people, companies, buildings, and communities to implement and benefit from sustainability-focused solutions.
An architect by training, Lauren applies her diverse project experience and whole-systems perspective to enable teams of people to develop creative approaches to realize greater success in their work. This process draws upon Lauren’s skills of teaching, facilitating an integrative process, and inspiring people to engage with their work and surroundings in more meaningful ways.
Lauren is also a celebrated presenter, educator, and facilitator. She is LEED Faculty for USGBC, and she teaches at various colleges and universities including as adjunct faculty at Columbia University.
Lauren has worked with the LEED Rating System since its inception including supporting hundreds of projects nationally and internationally to earn LEED certification, and as a technical consultant to USGBC/ GBCI for project certification reviews, credit interpretation (CIR) responses, Reference Guide content development, and training curriculum.