Amber works with large organizations and communities on resilient strategies, mission-driven businesses on sustainable growth, and supports entrepreneurs in birthing their visions. For nearly two decades, she has led large-scale visionary projects, raising millions of dollars and engaging communities to support innovative and world-bettering ideas. She has led the development of highly successful economic studies, sustainability assessments, and campaigns for government agencies, mission-driven companies and NGOs. In addition to WSC, Amber has founded four other ventures: Green Ideas, a technology, design and communications firm; Fabripod LLC, a modern-design home furnishing manufacturer; California Cloth, a sustainable textile line; and Open Tree Map. She has also co-authored two large-scale economy feasibility studies: (1) A regional textile mill with Fibershed and (2) A localized farm to retail vertically integrated agri-food business for the Food Commons.
Ms. Bieg has an MBA in Sustainable Management from Presidio Graduate School and a BA in International Studies and Spanish, with a focus on Economic Development and Women’s Studies from the University of Oregon. Past and current clients include: The Food Commons, ChicoBag, City of San Francisco Department of the Environment, San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency, Napa Valley Transportation Authority, California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (Cal Fire), Alameda County (StopWaste.org), Bay Area Recycling Outreach Coalition, Autodesk Inc, The FruitGuys, Lumeria Resorts, Somersaults Life Company, Guayaki and others. Amber is fluent in Spanish.