Boonton, NJ (PRWEB) December 2, 2005
First Environment has announced the opening of a Canadian office near Toronto that will offer services to Canadian companies looking to capitalize on new laws, regulations and programs that will help Canada comply with the Kyoto Treaty.
The new office, located at 1100 Burloak Drive, Suite 300, in Burlington, Ontario, will be led by Peter Clarke, a recognized specialist in emissions management, emissions credit trading, life cycle assessment, and sustainable manufacturing.
Tod Delaney, president of First Environment, said, “Peter Clarke brings to our Canadian operations an extraordinary level of expertise and a commitment to customer service that is the hallmark of First Environment. Under his leadership, First Environment is poised to assist Canadian companies take advantage of market forces to reduce their impact on climate change.” First Environment will offer a full suite of environmental and engineering services in Canada. More information about First Environment, including the Canadian operation, is available on the company's website.
Clarke has been trained by Environment Canada to conduct third party validation and verification studies under the country’s greenhouse gas offset system. He also is approved by the U.S. Green Building Council as a LEED-accredited professional, and trained as a lead auditor for ISO 14001.
He worked most recently for Energy Advantage, Inc., in Burlington, ON, where he managed all aspects of the company’s environmental services. He is a frequent presenter on topics such as corporate social responsibility, waste management, and the financial benefits of energy and environmental awareness. He has spoken to the Marine Fuel Efficiency and Emissions Conference, the Building Owners and Managers Association, the Professional Retail Store Maintenance Association, the Emissions Marketing Association, and the Canadian Air Transportation Association.
About First Environment
First Environment is a global strategic environmental management and engineering consulting firm headquartered in Boonton, New Jersey. The firm is widely recognized for its creative and economically viable approaches to resolving environmental challenges faced by private and public sector clients. First Environment has earned international recognition as an authority on emerging environmental issues based on its involvement in international greenhouse gas standards development, endorsement of the CERES principles and designation as the first environmental consulting firm in the Western Hemisphere to obtain ISO 14001 certification for its own EMS.