Marketing Team for the U.S. Green Chamber of Commerce

The Marketing Team of the U.S. Green Chamber of Commerce promotes and drives the publicity of the organization by…
  • Increasing awareness
  • Promoting positive stories of sustainability
  • Highlighting important qualities of the USGCC

HOW Creative

Howard Lim

Howard Lim is the Founder and CEO of How Creative. Since 1987, HOW Creative has partnered with Fortune 500 companies as well as start-ups and mid-size companies to develop business, branding and marketing strategies. HOW Creative also supports companies like yours to implement powerful world-class Authentic Brands® – brands that matter more to businesses, people, cultures and societies.


W. Emerson Brantley III, BA, MCL, CME

As a Master Marketing Strategist & Compelling Copywriter, Emerson Brantley has masterminded thousands of successful print, mail, email, online, and broadcast campaigns for his national and international clients. His copyrighted Embrace Your Market! System has helped businesses of all sizes reach the exact customers they want at a fraction of the cost, uncertainty and stress of traditional marketing.

Julien Brandt

Julien Brandt is the founder and CEO of a digital marketing agency in San Diego called Julien and his team of digital marketing specialist at Organik SEO focus on helping local businesses and purpose driven brands harness the power of SEO, SEM, Social Media and Content Marketing to build awareness and drive online exposure. Organik SEO is a certified Benefit Corporation and was just ranked #51 on the list of San Diego’s fastest growing companies for 2016!

Allison Sullivan

USGCC Sustainability Marketing and Business Development Associate

Allison currently serves as the Sustainability Marketing and Business Development Associate at the USGCC where she uses her previous experience from active roles in sustainability organizations and passion for green practices to write blog posts, create sustainable marketing material, and fulfil everyday tasks for the USGCC. She has been involved in the ACC’s Gameday Challenge football and basketball games each year, and achieved the ACC’s first zero waste basketball game last winter. Allison is passionate about green businesses and how they can boost the economy, and she plans to use her passions to achieve her future goals with USGCC.

Ome Laila Balkhi

Junior Project Development Manager

As a Junior Project Development Manager, Laila created and customized presentation material for USGCC Global Certifications on Climate Change and Solar Energy, and developed complementary usage guidelines for the research team to utilize. She is also currently spearheading research on Afghanistan’s capacity for sustainability in the long run, and through ongoing networking efforts, adds to the extensive USGCC global network by engaging with non-profit organizations and sustainable businesses. In addition, Laila is a Fox Alum Fellow through Robert A. Fox Leadership Program, providing a range of research, networking, teaching and technical support to Senior Fellow, Mary Summer’s academically based community service course, Politics of Food and Environment. In the past, she has worked on a number of research projects including her work with Dr. Blanca Himes researching correlations between asthma and climate variables. With her science-focused academic background, Laila is passionate towards exploring the nexus between science, economics and politics in implementing the triangular sustainability framework to organizations and businesses. She hopes to dedicate her career to sustainable international development and human rights advocacy with the ultimate goal of taking a leadership role in addressing global environmental and health issues.