By: Sustainable Alternatives  09-12-2011

Sonja Persram, BSc, MBA, LEED ® Accredited Professional and President of Sustainable Alternatives Consulting Inc., combines her commitment to the environment and community, her education in business and psychology, and her business management acumen to provide strategic policy and market research alternatives for her clients.

Ms. Persram develops facilitative relationships with a broad spectrum of stakeholders and is comfortable consulting on green matters with clients both knowledgeable and unacquainted with the issues. She has a wide-ranging capacity for analysis, problem-solving and implementation of complex sustainability projects. She gets to the heart of topics and is known for accomplishing much within given timelines.

Among other client work, Ms. Persram has created public awareness presentations on Energy, Transportation and Water technologies for Today’s Environmental Solutions, and other projects.

She was a Contributing Editor and Green Syndicated Columnist for, has authored several published editorials for and was a member of the newspaper’s 2002-03 Community Editorial Board. She has written marketing copy for websites as well as other corporate and ENGO promotional materials.

Ms. Persram served on the Canada Green Building Council Greater Toronto Chapter's Business Development Committee and the US Green Building Council's Social Equity Task Force.