Jared unites his background in the natural and social sciences to bring a holistic approach to his work, assessing each engagement from various perspectives before tackling it. As an Associate Consultant for BrownFlynn, he helps clients develop, implement, and communicate strategies informed by their unique corporate mission, values, and culture. Jared assists clients with reporting and ratings and rankings submissions, and serves as BrownFlynn’s CDP specialist. His interests include natural capital valuation and sustainability accounting, integrated reporting, and regional sustainability strategies.
Before joining the team, Jared worked at a regional economic development corporation to stimulate the development of renewable energy jobs in Northeast Ohio. Having served a year of National Service with AmeriCorps’ City Year, Jared remains committed to civic engagement in Cleveland. He currently serves as Co-chair of the City Year Cleveland Alumni Association and Treasurer for the Cleveland Young Professional Senate.
When he’s not converting something into gigajoules, you can find Jared theorizing about the execution and implementation of a region-wide materiality assessment or seeking out cultural gems on the nation’s North Coast.
M.A. in Environmental Studies, Cleveland State University
B.S. in Marine and Atmospheric Science, University of Miami
Completion of GRI-Certified G4 Training
Board member, City Year National Alumni Advisory Board
Co-founder, Splash Cleveland
Co-chair, City Year Cleveland Alumni Board
Board member, Cleveland Young Professional Senate
Marketing Committee, Cleveland2030 District
Volunteer, Ohio & Erie Canalway
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.