With a background in environmental science, writing, and teaching, Adrienne brings an innovative and critical lens to her projects as an Associate Consultant at BrownFlynn. Her knowledge of environmental, human rights, and globalization topics enables her to approach situations from multiple perspectives. As an Associate Consultant, Adrienne enjoys the challenge of identifying each clients’ sustainability needs based on their business strategy and industry trends to help them take the next step in their sustainability journey. She is passionate about creating a sustainable world, one day at a time.
While at Gettysburg College, Adrienne gained an interdisciplinary understanding of sustainability via an array of diverse courses—from environmental humanities to biostatistics and chemistry. She also led the campus LGBTQ community, which inspired her to advocate for human rights. Prior to BrownFlynn, Adrienne taught 8th grade science in San Antonio, Texas, through the Teach For America program. While teaching, she developed skills in communicating ideas, collaboration, and improvisational problem-solving. These experiences set her thinking more deeply about the wide-reaching impact every company or agency has on its communities and the environment, leading her to sustainability work.
Adrienne is a Cleveland native and never stops exploring northeast Ohio. In her free time, Adrienne enjoys hiking and volunteering in the Metroparks and Cuyahoga Valley, practicing yoga, reading, and cooking meals with her family and friends. In 2018, she became a College Now mentor and joined a rowing team with some of her colleagues through the Western Reserve Rowing Association.
B.S. in Environmental Studies, Gettysburg College
Completion of GRI-Certified G4 Training
Completion of GRI-Certified Standards Training
- Passed GRI G4 Exam
Undergraduate thesis, “An Evolution of Landscape and Meaning: Gettysburg National Military Park and Mesa Verde National Park.”
Statement from the most senior decision-maker of the organization about relevance of sustainability to the organization and the organization’s strategy for addressing sustainability
Name of the organization
Primary brands, products, and services
Location of organization’s headquarters
Number of countries where the organization operates, and names of countries with significant operations or that are specifically relevant to the sustainability topics covered in the report
Nature of ownership and legal form
Scale of the reporting organization
Total workforce by employment type, employment contract, and region, broken down by gender
Percentage of total employees covered by collective bargaining agreements
Description of the organization’s supply chain
Significant changes during the reporting period regarding organization's size, structure, ownership, or supply chain
Whether and how the precautionary approach or principle is addressed by the organization
Externally developed economic, environmental, and social charters, principles, or other initiatives to which the organization subscribes or endorses
Memberships in associations and/or national/international advocacy organizations
Entities included in the organization consolidated financial and nonfinancial reports
Process for defining report content
Material aspects identified in the process for defining report content
For each material aspect, the aspect boundary within the organization
For each material aspect, the aspect boundary outside the organization
Explanation of the effect of and reasons for any restatements of information provided in earlier reports
Significant changes from previous reporting periods in the scope and aspect boundaries
List of stakeholder groups engaged by the organization
The basis for identification and selection of stakeholders with whom to engage
The organization’s approach to stakeholder engagement, including frequency of engagement by type and by stakeholder group, and an indication of whether any of the engagement was undertaken specifically as part of the report preparation process
Key topics and concerns that have been raised through stakeholder engagement, and how the organization has responded to those key topics and concerns, including through its reporting. Report the stakeholder groups that raised each of the key topics and concerns
Date of most recent previous report
Contact point for questions regarding the report or its contents
‘In accordance’ option and GRI Content Index
Policy and current practice with regard to seeking external assurance for the report
Governance structure of organization, including committees of the highest governance body
The organization’s values, principles, standards, and norms of behavior such as codes of conduct and codes of ethics
Disclosure on Management Approach for Aspect
Coverage of the organization’s defined benefit plan obligations.
Financial assistance received from government.
Significant indirect economic impacts, including the extent of impacts.
Total number and rates of new employee hires and employee turnover by age group, gender and region.
Average hours of training per year per employee, by gender and by employee category.
Percentage of employees receiving regular performance and career development reviews, by gender and by employee category.