Don Anderson is an Executive Director and Chief Sustainability Officer in the Private Equity Group, based in New York. He is responsible for evolving sustainability initiatives that deliver cost effective quantitative and qualitative results across Blackstone’s Capital Partners and Real Estate portfolio companies. Before Joining Blackstone in 2011, Mr. Anderson was Vice President of Global Strategy and Business Development at ICF International, where he sold and managed energy efficiency and sustainability projects in the BRIC countries and Europe. Prior to that, he provided strategic consulting to corporations, ENERGY STAR, USAID, and The US Green Building Council (LEED) associated with operational excellence and sustainability in large portfolios. Mr. Anderson has a B.A. with a concentration in energy from the University of Maryland and an MS in Solar Technology from Arizona State's College of Architecture.