Our mission


Your goals are our mission: we ask the right questions and tailor a solution that works for you long-term

Unlock Value

We turn sustainability into brand and operational value; our clients include Fortune 100 corporations, unicorn startups, and global NGOs

Strategy + Science

We pair our strategy consulting and marketing backgrounds with sustainability science; founded in 2013 out of The Earth Institute at Columbia University


Adam Freedgood

Adam Freedgood

Co-Founder & Director

Adam develops close partnerships with high-growth commercial and nonprofit organizations by tailoring innovative sustainability programs to the individual business situation of each client. With senior management experience, Adam is a natural problem solver and strategic advisor. He provides leadership teams and managers with futuristic insights on how to capture the full business value of sustainability initiatives. Adam holds a M.S. in Sustainability Management from Columbia University and a B.S. in Marketing from Penn State. Adam's industry experience spans nonprofit development, manufacturing, print and digital agency services.

John Haugen

John Haugen John Haugen John Haugen

Co-Founder & Director

John produces insights and solutions to key organizational challenges. He is a full-cycle resource that combines raw data with empirical intuition and industry insights, resulting in a strategy that is greater than the sum of its parts. From carbon footprint management to green building project development to portfolio-wide energy analytics, John's top focus is creating value. Over his career he has worked with organizations in the financial services, mobile apps, telecom, restaurant, retail, media, and NGO spaces. John is a LEED Green Associate, earned a B.A. from Illinois Wesleyan University, and was awarded an Innovation Scholarship from Columbia University while earning a M.S. in Sustainability Management. John is also a startup Mentor with Cleantech Open, the world's largest cleantech startup incubator.

Network of Experts

JD Capuano

JD Capuano

Senior Advisor

JD solves business problems. His advisory is informed by a history of project implementations to walk the line between what's practical and innovative. His experience combines strategy, sustainability, analytics, marketing, and leadership. JD has a diverse history of roles ranging from being an intrepreneur at a medium-sized company to being in a management position at a Fortune 200 company to being an entrepreneur and consultant. He has worked with organizations in healthcare, e-commerce, high tech, furniture, non-profit, and government. JD teaches about the intersection of data, analytics, and business at Bard College's MBA in Sustainability. JD earned an M.S. in Sustainability Management from Columbia University and a dual B.A. in Business Administration and Interdisciplinary Studies from the University of Pittsburgh.

Juliette Barre

Juliette Barre


Juliette creates tailored sustainable solutions to strategic challenges. From data analytics to strategic business development, Juliette's focus is to define the best solution for each individual need. She created and animates a partnership program for sustainability data management solutions. As an expert in sustainability reporting, she advised global companies on how to reduce survey fatigue, improve their process and increase their performance. She was Group Sustainability Coordinator at Technip, a global Oil & Gas engineering company, where she was in charge of their group sustainability reporting and to communicate Technip' sustainable performance with all external stakeholders. Juliette holds a Double Degree Master in Environmental Science from the University of Copenhagen and a Master Degree in Environmental Strategy and Public Policies from AgroParistech.

Third Partners is a full service sustainability and green design consultancy headquartered in New York City.

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