Who We Are

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Green Impact is a Bay Area-based, woman-owned strategy and communication firm with over 20 years of success helping companies, universities, land conservation organizations, and NGOs make a bigger impact. Founder and President Deborah Fleischer, and her senior team of communications and engagement pros, offer a rare combination of skills:  high level strategic thinking, creative branding and design skills, the ability to tell a great story, and expertise in sustainability, communications, and employee engagement.  Our holistic approach incorporates social responsibility, greening of operations and facilities, engaging employees and stakeholders, and making success stories visible.

Our clients have sustainability, ecosystem protection, and social justice as part of their brand. They might have a new program or cross-sector partnership to nurture, a report or grant to write, or a Website to launch.  They want the personal touch and stellar service a boutique firm can provide.

Learn more about our client work HERE.

What We Stand For

Protecting ecosystems, reducing waste, sparking innovation, and inspiring action

We are passionate about bringing your story alive, increasing engagement and action, and embedding sustainability into your brand. Through communications, engagement campaigns, and workshops, we make green happen. Learn more about our services HERE.

Our Team

Sustainability, land conservation, & design pros

Deborah Fleischer, President and Founder

Deborah is a communications pro, a skilled program manager and strategist, and engagement expert. She is passionate about protecting ecosystems, bringing sustainability alive to employees, and telling an engaging story. Her areas of expertise include climate change, sustainability, employee engagement, cross-sector partnerships, and land conservation. She has lived and worked in Marin for over 20 years and has worked with a range of companies, universities, land trusts, foundations, and NGOs, including the Marin Community Foundation, Ventura County, MomentUS, Mattel, Trust for Public Lands, University of San Francisco, and UC San Francisco.

Duke Houston, Creative Director

Duke brings superb design and branding skills to the Green Impact team.  He is fluent in story, color, composition and typography–a fancy way of saying he is a designer who can bring your campaigns and successes alive with eye-catching collateral, interactive Websites and fresh brand identity.  He designed the Pacifica Land Trust’s new Website for the Pedro Point Headlands as well as created an engaging  look and feel for the University of San Francisco’s Office of Sustainability (banner, brochure, video).

Jennifer Armenta, Project Manager and Copy Editor

Jennifer supports the Green Impact team with detail-oriented copy editing and project support. She is a pro at organization, project management, and keeping the administrative side of a project running smoothly.

Video Partners

Depending on the project, Green Impact has existing relationships with several Bay Area video production agencies that have values and experience aligned with sustainability.  We partnered with Digit Video to shoot and produce UCSF’s Code Green and Northcutt Productions to produce University of San Francisco’s two videos.