Through Colin H. Richard Sustainability Services, the following offerings are available directly to to individuals and organizations, as well as in collaboration with other educators, storytellers and designers:
Colin is trained in Sustainable Community Development, Participatory Facilitation and Food Security (Village Earth/Colorado State University), and is accustomed to working with both rural and urban populations across cultural and socioeconomic spectrums.
With travel experience in numerous areas of the world (including Spanish, Swahili, Austronesian and French-speaking regions) in over sixteen countries across Oceania, Southeast Asia, East Africa and Latin America, Colin brings a truly global perspective to his work.
Please visit Colin's LinkedIn Profile to learn more about his experience and qualifications.
Studying ecology, facilitation and leadership development through Outdoor Recreation Administration at San Diego State University after relocating from the San Francisco Bay Area, Colin is a lifelong lover of nature and people. His interests have included a wide range of topics and activities on land, at sea, and amongst communities. From sustainable food systems, rural and traditional skills and social issues, to international travel and tourism, holistic and resilient natural and social systems inspire his consulting through Colin H. Richard Sustainability Services.
Serving as a sustainability educator, digital content curator, and sustainable designer and strategist, Colin’s clients are empowered to incorporate sustainability into their lifestyles and organizations, as well as tell their story to their constituencies and the world.
With particular interest in agroecology, sustainable tourism, and the benefits of traditional and nature-based arts and recreation, Colin draws from a holistic, integrative worldview that seeks to inspire others to recognize and synergize the meaningful linkages between their passions and projects.
Colin H Richard Sustainability Services has collaborated with the following organizations in various capacities:
Earth Discovery Institute
San Diego State University: Hospitality and Tourism Management
International Rescue Committee
San Diego City College: Peace Studies
Plant With Purpose
Educational Concerns for Hunger Organization (ECHO)
Wild Willow Farm and Education Center
Center for Creative Leadership
San Diego Sustainable Living Institute