Colin Tetreault currently serves as a Faculty Associate and Manager – focusing on business & sustainability strategy and energy & environmental policy – at Arizona State University’s School of Sustainability and Global Institute of Sustainability. He has served as the Senior Policy Advisor of Sustainability to Mayor Stanton of Phoenix, Arizona. Colin oversaw the development and recommendation of policy germane to sustainability of the City of Phoenix. Acting with a City and regional emphasis, Colin advanced Phoenix’s future by: creating robust and resilient economic opportunity for all; protecting and expanding environmental and natural systems while looking to them for use-inspired solutions; fostering and growing a beautiful, vibrant, pluralistic and socially just culture.
Colin holds a Bachelor of Science in Marketing from the W.P. Carey School of Business at Arizona State University. He has studied international business and development at the Baltic Business School while living and consulting in Sweden. He holds a Master of Arts from Arizona State University’s School of Sustainability, the first program of its kind in the United States. Colin serves as Principal and “Executive Hippie” for S2 Consulting, LLC, an innovation-driven sustainability and management consulting firm.
Colin actively leads civic and community organizations focused on advancing sustainability issues. As a Director of the Valley Forward Association, Colin acts as an advocate for a balance between economic development and environmental quality. As Vice President of the Board for the Green Chamber of Commerce, Colin advances sustainable economic development and business.
Colin actively advances sustainability via guest writing for numerous publications. He is a featured dynamic speaker at numerous business conventions, board meetings, professional conferences, academic forums, and community engagement meetings, both domestically and internationally. Notably, Colin has presented or participated at: The World Economic Forum Annual Meeting of New Champions, Green Biz’s VergeCon, and VerdeExcahnge.