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Charles Lord

Charles Lord

Principal, Sustainable Community Resource Capital


Sustainable Community Resource Capital
One Broadway, 14th Fl
Cambridge, MA 02142


  • Principal, Sustainable Community Resource Capital


Mr. Charles Lord is primarily responsible for the sourcing and strategic due diligence of Fund investments. In 1998 Charlie founded the Urban Ecology Institute at Boston College, and he served as UEI's Executive Director until 2008. Charlie teaches in the Environmental Studies Program at Boston College and has just completed a research project for the National Science Foundation's Baltimore Ecosystem Study, where he is a co-principal investigator.

Mr. Lord has 20 years experience in environmental policy and sustainability business development. He has taught environmental law and policy and environmental legal history at Boston College since 1993. He was a founding board member of the Community Rights Council in Washington, D.C. He has published numerous articles on environmental law, environmental justice and environmental policy. After clerking on the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit, he founded Alternatives for Community & Environment (ACE), an environmental justice center based in Roxbury, where he served as Co-Director until 1998 and on the Board until 2004.