Kate Swayne Wilson

Kate Swayne Wilson Greenhouse Gas CadmusKate Swayne Wilson, a principal, manages multimillion dollar projects for energy utility clients and leads Cadmus’ Greenhouse Gas (GHG) and Sustainability Reporting Practice. Her work in GHG and climate strategy consulting services includes assisting companies in the development and evaluation of climate strategy; establishing emissions baselines; setting reduction targets, including science-based targets; developing corporate inventories of Scope 1, 2, and 3 emissions; calculating emissions associated with demand-side management portfolios; and providing strategic guidance to clients on U.S. Environmental Protection Agency 111(d) under the Clean Air Act. She was a primary author of Exploring and Evaluating Modular Approaches to Multi-State Compliance with EPA’s Clean Power Plan in the West, a pioneering research project conducted for the Western Interstate Energy Board.


Ms. Wilson also specializes in sustainability analysis and reporting, program design, and demand-side management process and impact evaluations. She has worked in the fields of energy efficiency, renewable energy, climate change policy, GHG emissions and analysis, and sustainability and risk consulting for over a decade, previously as a climate and risk associate with Marsh & McLennan Companies, where she served as one of the company’s two representatives on the United States Climate Action Partnership and the Pew Center’s Business Environmental Leadership Council. She is an expert in evaluation, corporate and state climate policy and management and is an advisor on a variety of sustainability, carbon, and evaluation projects for Cadmus.

Ms. Wilson holds a master’s degree in environmental policy and management from the University of Denver, Colorado, and a bachelor’s degree in environmental policy from Colby College. In addition to being a LEED AP (Existing Buildings) and a GRI Certified Sustainability Reporter, she completed the GHG Offset Projects and GHG Accounting certificate from the Greenhouse Gas Management Institute in August 2014. She also serves on the University of Colorado Leeds School of Business Women’s Council.

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