Change is hard. Change to adopt a new approach to business, like sustainability, is even harder. Yet there is little doubt that organizations that wish to remain competitive in the long term must adopt sustainability principles. At ResponsEcology, we assist organizations in this critical transformation to a new way of thinking.
What’s in a name?
We see the need for urgency in the environmental arena to protect our future. Our name, ResponsEcology, suggests our intention to be both responsible and responsive in the effort to improve the ecological situation in the world – starting in our own corner.
We believe in being environmental change agents, striving to help businesses achieve sustainable, long-term excellence by reducing their environmental footprint.
ResponsEcology continually identifies and analyzes emerging sustainability issues vital to our clients’ operations. We facilitate the creation of current-state assessments, strategic plans and solutions in order that our clients support a sustainable world while maintaining business growth.
We service a portfolio of companies that desire to maintain robust environmental sustainability practices and are committed to continuous improvement in the pursuit of sustainability excellence.
We co-develop and promote effective mechanisms that help businesses explore opportunities to enhance the performance of their environmental footprint.
Program Planning & Creation
FOOD WASTE & SECURITY
Consultation, Optimization & Best Practices
Facilitation of Knowledge &
Value Stream Mapping, Gap Analysis & Cost Savings
People, Process & Systems
Steven M. Finn
Co-Founder & Managing Partner
Steve is a sustainability leader committed to reducing waste and driving change by leveraging innovative solutions and partnerships to optimize resource utilization.
He combines 25 years of strategy and control experience in the supply chain sector with a passion for sustainability and conscious capitalism. Steve has conducted extensive research into the problem of global food waste and developed innovative public-private partnerships to capture and redistribute excess food to mitigate hunger.
Steve brings a balanced approach to building high performing cross-functional teams and a competitive, ethical mindset to driving change and developing business responsibly.
Steve holds a BA in Economics from the University of Delaware, an MBA in Finance from West Virginia University, and the MSOD and MPHIL degrees in Organizational Dynamics from the University of Pennsylvania.
He teaches graduate classes in innovation for sustainability, organizational behavior, and organizational strategy and is a frequent speaker on global food waste and food recovery.
A diversified finance & procurement professional of material and service supply, with a proven track record for delivering exceptional results. Well-known by clients for delivering creative, high-quality, cost-efficient solutions via collaborative cross-functional teams. A highly-engaged change leader with a reputation for macro-vision and positive influence strongly aligned to organizational goals & objectives.
Areas of success and experience include:
- Business process outsourcing
- Project portfolio management
- Inventory & supply chain management
- Team formation & leadership
Matt holds a Bachelor’s of Business Administration, magna cum laude, from The Wharton School and a Master’s of Science in Organizational Dynamics from the University of Pennsylvania.
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