Nancy Cleveland is the Chief Executive Officer and co-founder of Sustrana. She leads content and tool development for Sustrana’s unique software platform, engaging with both the subject matter and developer teams. Nancy focuses on delivering a streamlined and accessible product based on user feedback. She has extensive experience in enabling businesses to realize performance improvements through sustainability best practices.
Prior to co-founding Sustrana, Nancy served as Senior Vice President and Director of Sustainability for Equus Capital Partners, Ltd., a national real estate investment and development company. Before redirecting her career to sustainability, Nancy was a successful real estate and telecommunications attorney with twenty six years of experience, including management positions as a partner with the Philadelphia-based regional law firm Saul Ewing LLP.
Nancy is co-chair of the Governance and Sustainability joint sub-committee of the American Bar Association’s Business Law Section. In this capacity, she writes and speaks on a variety of sustainability matters related to corporate governance, investing, and reporting. She holds the Fundamentals of Sustainability Accounting (FSA) Credential from the Sustainability Accounting Standards Board (SASB), is a LEED® Accredited Professional and a Green Globes® Professional, and has successfully completed The Sustainability Consortium Service Provider and the GRI G4 reporting guidelines training and examination programs.