Five E`s Unlimited
Five Es Unlimited is a business located in Napa, CA that provides consultant services to local governments, nonprofit organizations, corporations, businesses, or any group interested in planning for sustainable development and taking action. We offer clients guidance in taking charge of their destiny and achieving sustainability goals that they, themselves identify. Five E`s was founded in 1997 and is backed up by more than 25 years experience in environmental science research and management, as well as sustainable environmental and community economic development projects. The Firm works in its own bioregion, the wine producing valleys and bay-coastal ecosystems of northern CA, as well as nationally and internationally, on concerns and desires communities have related to improved well-being and a more sustainable future.
We help people and organizations understand how sustainable economic development, offering equal opportunity to all people (social equity), can only occur if the natural environment upon which it depends is carefully managed.
Five E's addresses the many sides of sustainability -- flexible, integrated, environmental resource planning, policy, and protection simultaneous to the sound, enduring advancement of neighboring human communities. Sustainable development implies the ability of humans to coexist in a manner that achieves economic well-being while maintaining wildlife, wildlands, decent environments, and social equality, today and for future generations.
Warren Flint, Ph.D., is the owner of Five Es Unlimited and is personally committed to encouraging people around the world to think and act sustainably. As sustainable development specialists, Dr. Flint has proven skills in clearly articulating the case for fully integrating business decisions with environmental decisions.
We encourage collaborative relationships among ecological, social justice, and economic development interests and assist people in thinking broadly across disciplines and other boundaries. Our track record indicates that we are successful in helping our clients achieve sound sustainable development awareness, understanding, and action.
Five E's mission is to serve scientists, business people, educators, legislators, community organizers, governmental policy makers, rural and urban planners, and the public at large by communicating sustainable development information, invigorating public interest in sustainability issues, and providing sound consultation for guiding sustainable development action taking.
We encourage new working relationships across environmental, economic development, and social justice boundaries. And, we transform decision-making processes by articulating and clarifying crucial controversies and identifying strategies to advance problem-solving that guarantees the meeting of sustainable development objectives by encouraging people to seek common ground solutions.
Our work is designed to demonstrate how sustainable development provides an effective set of organizing principles to guide the seeking of sound solutions, whether one is working on community-based strategic planning design and implementation, conservation-based development and biodiversity maintenance, adaptive coastal zone management, watershed assessment and protection, sustainable agriculture, integrated global climate change mitigation, sustainable economic development in forest-dependent communities, regional comprehensive planning, urban planning and sustainable redesign including low impact development, green building/energy conservation, dispute resolution and mediation, sustainability education and communication, or advancement of ecotourism for sustainable economic development.