PlanetSigmon brings a fresh perspective to the business of sustainability in the built environment and years of experience addressing global and cross-border challenges. Through people, partnership, and strategy we are working across many disciplines to unlock a brighter, greener, safer, and more just and prosperous future.
We are a multidisciplinary firm with deep roots in the Triple-Bottom Line. Together, we work to drive results in:
We help our clients navigate uncertainties, mitigate risks, and plan for more profitable returns. Our team is proud to help responsible businesses grow and maximize their impact, to support governments in assessing risks and developing smart solutions, and to add capacity to organizations to help them fulfill and expand their missions.
Our world demands a continual focus on unraveling the inequities of the past and present while developing new opportunities for a hopeful future. We help our clients realize their potential by being a champion for economic inclusion, justice, community engagement, and an urgent transition to a sustainable, High Road economy. We also ensure our clients keep equity front and center as we help them evaluate and address complex global and cross-border challenges.
The climate crisis threatens individuals, communities, economies, and livelihoods while pushing natural systems into dangerous decline and sparking geopolitical tensions. We help our clients develop smart, forward-looking, and sustainable approaches that serve as a beacon for others to follow.
Work with us. We look forward to working with you as you and your organization rise to new challenges we face in our complex, interconnected world.
As principal at PlanetSigmon, Jeremy serves clients and partners in a collective pursuit of Triple-Bottom Line outcomes for more responsible business, a more prosperous society, and a more restored planet. Since founding PlanetSigmon in 2020, Jeremy has served as CEO of the US subsidiary of Project Etopia, a green housing technology and development company, and now serves as Sales Director - Civic Infrastructure at PowerStack USA, a manufacturer of off-grid solar power and storage systems.
During his 11-year tenure at the U.S. Green Building Council, Jeremy led government relations and public affairs work to promote and support green building policy in cities and state governments. His broad portfolio included several areas of technical and policy expertise, including energy efficiency, water conservation, green school buildings, community resilience, and building codes and standards.
Prior to joining USGBC, Jeremy was a project manager for altPOWER, Inc., a renewable energy contracting firm based in New York City and London, where he interfaced with building owners, developers, contractors, manufacturers, and code officials and oversaw the installation of over 1.5 MW of photovoltaic projects.
Jeremy serves on the board of the Emerald Cities Collaborative, an organization focused on sustainable, just, and inclusive cities. He also serves in the leadership corps of the Climate Reality Project and is and is Senior Fellow with the Environmental Leadership Program. Jeremy has been recognized for outstanding community service in his Washington, DC neighborhood where he fought for community interests and the deployment of green infrastructure. Jeremy maintains a LEED AP BD+C professional credential. He earned an MSc in water science, policy, and management from the University of Oxford and a BA in political science and French from Washington University in St. Louis.
Eric brings nearly two decades of U.S. and international experience in government, civil society, and the private sector working on public policy, developing and implementing advocacy campaigns, and overseeing programs to PlanetSigmon.
In 2021 Eric served in the White House’s U.S. National Security Council as director for regional protection and migration management. During his tenure, he oversaw development of the first-ever migration management strategy in the Western Hemisphere and a number of initiatives to improve access to refugee protection and other legal migration avenues for nationals of countries in the hemisphere.
From 2013 to 2020 Eric worked in the U.S. Department of State and Department of Defense in various roles to oversee U.S. security, migration, and development policy and programs in the Western Hemisphere. He regularly briefed senior U.S. government officials on policy developments, represented the government in meetings with foreign governments, international organizations, civil society, and the private sector, and oversaw U.S. foreign assistance projects to improve economic, security, and governance conditions in the hemisphere.
From 2007 to 2012, he worked for Lutheran Immigration and Refugee Service, serving as director for advocacy from 2010 to 2012. He directed the organization’s advocacy work with the U.S. government, oversaw engagement with a national network of constituents, and chaired two national coalitions of immigration and refugee advocacy organizations. While at the U.S. Committee for Refugees and Immigrants from 2005 to 2007, he helped launch the first-ever national program to train and match volunteer, pro bono attorneys with immigrant children in need of legal representation.
Eric served as project manager for the consulting firm International Management and Communications Corp from 2004 to 2005. He helped develop successful proposals for two alternative development projects in Colombia and oversaw microfinance, economic development, and water management projects in Egypt, Iraq, Morocco, and the Philippines.
Eric earned an MA in international relations and international economics from the Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies and a BA in Latin American Studies from Vanderbilt University. He is fluent in Spanish, proficient in Portuguese, and has limited working proficiency in French.
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