Green Festival Speakers

Peter Locke



Peter Locke is a Cofounder and Managing Director of TerraLocke Sustainability Consultants, a business consulting company that integrates sustainability concepts into an organization's strategy and operations.

In addition to his work on various business, nonprofit, and public sector sustainability focused projects, Locke is also involved in public policy and green school's efforts in the Chicagoland area.

He chairs the Chicago Sustainability Business Alliance's (CSBA) Public Policy Committee and is the Public Policy Liaison for the CSBA to the City of Chicago. As liaison he participates on three City of Chicago sustainabilityfocused task forces: Chicago Green Business Certification Standard; Green Retail; and CoDelivery. Locke is also working to bring Property Assessed Clean Energy financing, which his 2010 Green Festival talk discusses, to the state of Illinois.

Locke also chairs the Edgewater Community Council's Green School's Committee, is a member of the Chicago Public School's Environmental Action Plan task force, and participates on two CPS school green teams.

He holds Greenhouse Gas Inventory Quantifier, LEED AP, and RESNET Energy Rater certifications. He is also working with the Village of Schaumburg and Home Services and Consulting to conduct ~120 home energy audits.

Locke regularly speaks on a range of sustainability topics including presentations for Green Festival, International Council of Shopping Centers, Chicago Center for Green Technology, Uncommon Ground, Loyola University, and Columbia College.