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July 18, 2018

7 lessons sustainability professionals wish they’d known sooner on their journey

We recently asked established sustainability pros who read our blog what they wish they’d known when they were starting out. From this...

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July 11, 2018

Tesla vs. GM: Why does Musk get all the glory?

The other day, my 7-year-old daughter actually referenced Elon Musk in a conversation. By name. Clearly, I’ve talked about him enough,...

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July 5, 2018

Hippies vs. Hipsters: Who’s winning at sustainability?

We wanted to find out which generation is actually leading the sustainability charge: hipsters or hippies? Millennials were long celebrated...

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June 27, 2018

Do Americans know what your brand stands for?

In the last several months, many companies have stood up in the face of controversies our country is embroiled in and taken stands. Think...

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June 20, 2018

Sustainability Reporting: Icebreaker® makes it clear

Corporate sustainability reporting is quite a good thing for companies and their stakeholders – but only if they do it right. How can you...

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June 13, 2018

Which is better: 100% renewable or carbon free?

Americans increasingly look to see if manufacturers are using renewable energy as a way of determining if they are, in fact, green. When we...


Suzanne Shelton

President and CEO

Suzanne is the voice and the vision of Shelton Group. Drawing on her extensive experience in energy and the environment – and 25+ years in the marketing and advertising industry – Suzanne provides high-level strategic insights for our clients and guidance for our research and creative departments. She regularly speaks at conferences around the country, including Sustainable Brands, Fortune Brainstorm E and the International Builders’ Show, and serves as a guest columnist for publications like Fast Company, Green Builder and

Susannah Enkema

VP Research & Insights

Susannah directs our research team and plays a key role in extracting the nuggets of information that pave the way for recommended marketing strategies and creative approaches. Susannah has nearly two decades of market research and strategy experience, including her role as president of SE Consulting, where she led the services for the likes of DIY Network and the makers of GORE-TEX®.

Matt Brass

VP Creative

Matt steers the creative department in concepting, designing and producing campaigns. He ensures sound strategy and deep insights inform everything his team develops, and works closely with the accounts department to ensure copy and designs will meet our clients’ goals. As a designer and filmmaker himself, he’s also a principal contributor to all of Shelton’s in-house photography and videography work.

Courtnay Hamachek

VP Operations

Courtnay oversees our day-to-day operations to keep us running smoothly and support our growth. She establishes project management systems and processes to help our teams anticipate bottlenecks, prevent process issues, and keep projects on time and on target. Courtnay has built extensive experience over 25 years in all aspects of marketing, from account services and project management to design and production.