NPV is an affiliated network of the brightest minds and most talented practitioners around the world from consulting, industry, academia and think-tanks. Learn more about our Founder, Principals and Partners below.



NPV Founder Dr. Todd Cort, Ph.D., M.S., P.E., Lead CSAP, SA8000 Auditor, works at the intersection of corporate responsibility and sustainable finance. His current research and advisory work focus on the barriers to moving capital (either corporate or investor) to more sustainable investments. Read more about Todd.


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Cary Krosinsky, Principal, is a noted author, teacher and advisor on the subject of business, sustainability & investing, having actively consulted with the Principles for Responsible Investment (PRI) and the UNEP Inquiry for the Design of a Sustainable Financial System in 2015. Read more about Cary.



Shyla John, Principal, brings over 10 years of combined experience in sustainability, corporate responsibility and communications to the NPV team. She has supported Fortune 500 clients in managing and implementing their CR programs across a variety of areas. Read more about Shyla.


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Sarah Gudernatch Smith, Principal, M.S., LEED G.A., SA8000 Auditor, is a leading specialist in sustainability communications and messaging strategies, corporate responsibility report production and stakeholder engagement projects. Read more about Sarah.



NPV partners with leading experts across the globe to deliver unmatched services to our clients. Learn more about our network of partners below:


S&C is an international management consultancy specializing in Corporate Responsibility (CR) and sustainability. The firm supports companies with a variety of sustainability consulting services including strategy development and implementation, impact assessment, responsible sourcing, stakeholder communication, trainings as well as selecting, implementing, and operating CR software. S&C has offices in New York (S&C North America Inc.) and Hamburg, Germany (Schlange & Co. GmbH).


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Dave Knight, Sustainable Business Expert. With nearly 20 years of international experience in corporate responsibility and sustainable development, Dave helps clients drive business performance improvements and reduce risks.