Peak’s climate and sustainability capabilities help clients discover new possibilities, inform sound decision-making, and decide on a path forward.
This Peak capability statement highlights our corporate information, capabilities, history, clients, and areas of expertise. Testimonials attest to our clients’ satisfaction with our large body of work over the past decade and more.
In business since 2011, with decades of previous work in the industry, Peak provides consulting services and project support to cities, counties, businesses, tribes, plus public and private sector organizations. Our strategic and collaborative approach has provided clients immense value as they plan and prepare for an unpredictable future as well as position their communities and organizations for resilience, innovation, and possibility.
Peak Corporate Information
- Contact: 360-595-5075, 2012 Edgefield Drive, Bellingham, WA 98229
- Website: www.peaksustainability.com
- Company History: Founded in 2011; decades of professional experience
- Corporate Information: TIN: 46-3645081; DUNS: 071270546; UBI: 603 326 733; CAGE Code: 77SW5; NAICS Codes: 541620, 541370, 541611
- Business Clients: PAC Worldwide, Tony’s Coffee, Black Rock, Cable, Superfeet, Neil’s Big Leaf Maple Syrup, The Bagelry, Nippon, USA, Sears Holding Co., Saturna Environmental Corp., Twin Sisters Olivine Corporation, Mankowski Environmental
- Government Clients: Dept. of Fish and Wildlife, Dept. of Natural Resources, and Dept. of Ecology, Whatcom County, Snohomish County, Snohomish Conservation District, Skagit Conservation District, Anacortes, Lynden, Ferndale, Blaine, Bellingham
- Tribal Clients: Nooksack, Tulalip, Lummi, Stillaguamish
- Other Clients: North Cascades Institute, Northwest Marine Trade Assn., Pacific Northwest Trail Assn., Sudden Valley Community Assn., Skagit Watershed Council, Whatcom Land Trust, Skagitonians, The Nature Conservancy, Bellingham Community Boating Center, Port of Bellingham
Peak’s Areas of Expertise
We help our clients and communities gain access and understanding to data, best practices, and information as well as engage and educate their constituencies and stakeholders so that they can define a vision and take action on climate and sustainability initiatives they care about.
- Navigate change with a north star for sustainability.
- Align values and outcomes for success.
- Develop meaningful sustainability goals and objectives.
- Gain competitive advantage.
- Attract and retain talent.
- Measure what matters and communicate the value of doing well by doing good.
- Protect your brand and align values with actions.
- Create value and prosperity without harming the planet.
- Build strategies to address impacts and risks from climate change.
- Plan, strategize, initiate, and gain strategic foresight.
- Assess threats to health and safety, infrastructure, and community assets and systems.
- Engage your community to catalog assets, examine alternatives, and prioritize actions.
- Define strengths and opportunities.
- Apply data, science, policies, and best practices to build systems and future resilience.
- Facilitate, educate, and engage.
- Build trust and credibility.
- Communicate clearly about science and data.
- Set the tone for inclusive conversations.
- Educate, inform, and invite diverse perspectives.
- Ensure continuity and consistent engagement.
- Build value in a shared vision.
- Make sound decisions and decide on a course of action.
- Define recommendations and set priorities.
Client testimonials and reviews
David Yake, Tony’s Coffee, Director of Sales and Sustainability: "By measuring what matters, we were able to determine next steps on our sustainability journey."
Jeff Snow, CFO, PAC Worldwide: "Peak has been a tremendous help to our internal team. I recommend Peak to anyone looking for honest, precise, and innovative work.”
Mark Gardner, Legislative Analyst, City of Bellingham: “I was impressed by Peak's reliability, consistency, and steady commitment to excellence. Peak's staff exemplified grace under pressure."
Paula J (Cooper) Harris, Whatcom County Public Works: “Peak’s facilitation skills have been a tremendous asset.”
Lyn Wiltse, PDSA Consulting: “Peak’s work is thorough and exacting. Their integrity is beyond reproach.”
Steve Seymour, retired biologist, Washington State: “Peak knows how to listen. People participate because they feel heard, and it was worth their time.”
Clare Fogelsong, City of Bellingham, Public Works: “Peak produced a technically sound and politically
sensitive update to the City’s climate action plan.”
Jane Relin, Program Coordinator, Academy for Lifelong Learning, WWU: "Peak’s three-session course on Climate Change exceeded all expectations.”
Arnie Klaus, former San Juan County Marine Resources Coordinator: “Peak’s facilitation was essential to our ability to address critical issues among a diversity of topics and interests in the short timeframe.”
Richard Brocksmith, Skagit Watershed Council, Executive Director: “Peak provided research and advice to support our strategic planning efforts and provided highly skilled facilitation services.”
Fran McNair, Executive Dtr., Olympic Region Clean Air Agency: “Congratulations on the Environmental Peace Builder Award for your climate and watershed work.”
Jessica Hammill, Project Specialist IV, Snohomish County Public Works: “Kudos for Peak's organizational management and facilitation. We now have good momentum; it’s great to see a framework take shape.”