James F. Boyle
James F. BoyleCEO & Chairman
Jim is responsible for building sustainable value for customers, investors and team. Jim founded SR Inc in 2008, to partner with leading corporations and public agencies to introduce the efficiencies of shared-cost research and consulting on management best practices to the sustainability movement. He has directed the development of SR Inc’s annual subscription based Advisory Service in more sustainable corporate operations and real estate and he has led in advising more than seventy (70) top corporations, public agencies and real estate investors who have been multi-year participants in SR Inc’s industry leadership service. Jim developed SR Inc’s industry specific, confidential, annual, management assessment and recommendation service to help enterprises develop profitable Sustainability Strategies, set goals, measure progress and reported well documented successes internally and externally.
Jim has also recruited, trained and guided national teams with diverse expertise in every aspect on more sustainable corporate operations and real estate to develop SR Inc’s authoritative, primary research based, Executive Guidance, Implementation Guidebooks, Solution Assessments & Tools available only in SR Inc’s code protected digital library.
Prior to founding SR Inc, Jim helped lead Corporate Advisory Services for Trammell Crow Company in San Francisco and then joined Trammell Crow’s market leading team in his native Boston. Earlier, he advised companies on real estate and environmental matters as attorney at large law firm based in Boston and served as an aide in the U.S. Senate to John Kerry. Before founding SR Inc, Jim founded The Alliance for Business Leadership, a 501(c)3 educational non-profit for CEOs & investors who share a commitment to helping invent a more just and sustainable society.
Jim has presented on best practices in more sustainable business at annual events such as the Boston Business Journal’s Summit on Green Business, Dartmouth’s Tuck School of Business Conference on Business & Society, the Federal Reserve’s Sustainable Economy Conference, MIT’s Sustainability Summit, Realcomm’s CoreTech, and the ULI’s Sustainability Forum. He also writes on more sustainable business on http://www.sustainround.com/blog/ and for publication (see Could LEED for Existing Buildings Transform the Building Industry, Urban Land).
Jim has been a long-time member of BOMA, Environmental Entrepreneurs (E2), NAIOP, the USGBC, and the ULI, and has served as Chair of CoreNet Global’s Sustainability Community. He is a former federal law clerk and a graduate of Boston College Law School and Middlebury College. He lives in Concord, MA with his wife, two children and rambunctious Yellow Lab, Sampson.
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