Enhancing Sustainable
Companies Focused
on Innovation & Change

A collaborative approach to sustainability, bringing entrepreneurs,  capital and market access together to shape the future.

Together, we are building a sustainable future.

Our mission is to address the global challenges in Energy, Air, and Water by helping innovative and disruptive businesses with market access and capital.

We bridge the gap to commercialization for sustainable companies by leveraging international networks with real world operational partners and investors.

Our collaborative approach brings the cross perspectives of entrepreneurs, financial advisors, operators and investors together to shape the future.

What we do

Address global challenges in energy, air and water by helping innovative, disruptive businesses with market access, capital and project financing.

Address Global Challenges

How we do it

We help early stage to mid-market businesses develop and navigate growth strategies in and between North America and Europe by leveraging an existing family office infrastructure of 20+ businesses, local market expertise and our professional network.

We focus on sustainable solutions in energy & renewables, air, water, real estate operations & proptech.  We collaborate with a company’s leadership to secure capital investment and business opportunities.

Sustainable Companies

Why us

We have a unique combination of global business operations and management experience, technical domain expertise, and sustainable investing track records to propel growth.

sustainable solutions

Our Team

Elodie MICHAELS

Elodie MICHAELS

Managing Partner

Elodie is a Co-Founder and Managing Partner of Global Sustainable Future (GSF).

Previously, Elodie served as a Global Operating Advisor with Pegasus Capital Advisors, a $2+B private equity firm that focused on growth equity for middle market companies focused on wellness and sustainability.

Prior to Pegasus, Elodie was the Managing Director for CBRE Energy & Sustainability, where she was responsible for the leadership, strategy and process development for the deployment of utility cost savings, energy efficiency and sustainable solutions across CBRE customers. Elodie served in a similar capacity with Ewing/Trigen/Veolia for 14 years as a Senior Director, providing sales, operations and M&A leadership.

Elodie holds an MBA and Bachelor's degrees in Economics, English, German and Chinese with a strong mechanical and inorganic chemistry background. Elodie is fluent in English, French and German and a basic working knowledge in Chinese and Spanish.

Pete SCARPELLI

Pete SCARPELLI

Managing Partner

Pete is a Co-Founder and Managing Partner of Global Sustainable Future (GSF).

Previously, Pete served as a Built Environment Co-Chair and Operating Advisor at Pegasus Capital Advisors, a $2+B private equity firm that provides growth capital to mid-market companies focused on energy, waste, food, water and health & wellness. Prior to joining Pegasus, Pete served as CBRE’s Global Managing Director, Energy & Sustainability leading a 250+ international team to drive energy efficiency and sustainable operating practices at Fortune 500 and multi-tenant buildings.

In 2000, Pete co-founded RETX, a pioneering demand response firm that was acquired by Schneider Electric. During this time, Pete helped develop smart grid and demand response opportunities.

Projects included the BOMA Chicago Smart Grid in 2009 and the International Energy Agency’s Task XIII: Demand Response Resource Program, a 13-nation project from 2003-2006.

Aldric SEGUIN

Aldric SEGUIN

Managing Partner

Aldric is a Co-Founder and Managing Partner of Global Sustainable Future (GSF).

In addition to his role with G.S.F, Aldric currently serves as Managing Partner of the Safer World Group and Verde Impact Advisors (V.I.A.) . Within the Safer World group member companies, Aldric actively supports the outstanding team of management professionals in achieving corporate growth objectives while overseeing M&A/Sales activities and technology & manufacturing transfers between North America and Europe.

Aldric established V.I.A. to centralize the environmental, social and governance activities of the group and family office, actively participating in key operating companies including Fesco Energy as well as strategic investments with a focus on clean energy, carbon reduction, air and water.

Previous to co-founding the Safer World Group, Aldric worked the IT and Financial industries including roles at TechTarget and Thomson Reuters.

John Bradley DUKES

John Bradley DUKES

Partner, Federal & Utilities

John is a Partner of Global Sustainable Future (GSF) and leads the Federal and Utility activities.

John is the Co-Founder and President of FESCO Energy, an innovative energy services company which delivers grid independent, resilient energy solutions to federal and commercial customers. Prior to founding FESCO, John served as the General Manager of WGL Systems, reporting to the Chief Revenue Officer at WGL Energy to grow the business into distributed energy asset ownership and turn a “regulated” energy efficiency services culture into a competitive selling one.

Previously, John was a top-ranked leader at Constellation, an Exelon Company, where he was responsible for sales of electricity, natural gas and energy efficiency projects (ESPC/UESC/GSA Schedules) to the Federal and public sectors resulting annual sales between $700 million and $1.1 billion.

John has 20 years of experience in developing energy and demand side management projects for DOD and civilian agencies, which have helped reduce billions of kilowatts, millions of tons of greenhouse gas emissions and millions of gallons of water annually.

Michael JAMES

Michael JAMES

Vice President, Finance

Mike is the Vice President, Finance of Global Sustainable Future (GSF).

In addition to his role with GSF, Mike currently serves as the CFO of the Safer World Group’s North American activities. Previously, Mike served as CFO at Kidde Fire Trainer, where he orchestrated revamping the finance operation for $75MM PE-owned company with operations in the UK, Germany and Hong Kong as well as CFO of Robinson Energy, where he served as the strategic partner to the CEO, leading the successful restructuring of a $250MM energy distribution/ HVAC Services company into 2 divisions (residential and commercial), with Private Equity infusion of capital.

Previously, Mike served as a Managing Director, Leveraged Finance Group of Bear Sterns, Managing Director, Structured Finance Group of General Electric Capital Corp and Managing Director, Investment Banking of Merrill Lynch.

Global Sustainable Future Portfolio & Partners

Re-Nuble

Re-Nuble

Re-Nuble is a leading developer of innovative, plant-based and animal-free agricultural technologies sourced from verified, unrecoverable vegetative waste streams. Our nutrient delivery system's ability to provide controllable organic nutrient compounds to crops in a recirculated system is what we do best. We apply organic cycling science to soilless farms so that they can operate more efficient, closed-loop food production environments, benefitting from many of the same aspects of growing organically in a soil environment.
Livestock Water Recycling

LWR

Livestock Water Recycling is the global leader in manure treatment technology with over 20 years of experience.

LWR works with farms around the world to help reduce greenhouse gas emissions, concentrate and segregate nutrients for strategic fertilizer application, and recycle clean, reusable water.

MontBlanc Technologies

MontBlanc

Mont Blanc Technologies is a high-tech holding for multiple European technology, engineering and manufacturing companies in the advanced technology, aerospace and defense sectors.

SMAC - Groupe MontBlanc Technologies

SMAC

SMAC designs and manufactures high performance damping & acoustic solutions for lighter and quieter aeronautical, space & industrial applications.

Nestor Technologies

Nestor Technologies

Nestor Technologies develops highly specialized optical character recognition systems and software packages for a wide array of applications including logistics, security, intermodal transportation and recycling.

Pond Technologies

Pond Technologies

Pond Technologies designs and operates scalable bioreactors that use society’s most abundant product – industrial greenhouse gases – and Ponds specialized growing systems to cultivate algae and other crops.

Ponds systems effectively close the carbon loop and create wealth from waste.

Safer World Group

Safer World Group

The Safer World Group member companies provide the technical and management expertise to address the energy, aerospace and defense needs of agencies and organizations.

EPCOTS - Groupe MontBlanc Technologies

EPCOTS

EPCOTS specializes in the design and the manufacturing of rugged equipment and solutions adapted to harsh environments.

JDCOMPANIES

JDCOMPANIES

The JD organization is a consortium of real estate companies with extensive experience in all arenas of commercial and residential real estate: construction, development, management, sales, and leasing.

INOVUES'

INOVUES'

INOVUES' non-intrusive, energy-saving window retrofits provide the same benefits of window replacement at a fraction of the cost and without disrupting building operations or occupants

CoLift

CoLift

CoLift is comprised of a team of experienced private equity direct investors and a network of highly accomplished industry executives (“CoLifters”).

CoLift’s service is designed to provide an outsourced, end-to-end PE co-investment solution that helps LPs by better selecting co-investments and reducing the gross-to-net gap. This results in optimized PE allocations (funds vs. co-investments) and increased returns.

Fesco Energy

Fesco Energy

FESCO Energy is an innovative energy services company which delivers grid independent, resilient energy solutions to federal and commercial customers.

FESCO Energy simplifies the acquisition, contracting, deployment and management of energy solutions for government agencies and organizations with mission critical infrastructure.

Shock Tech - Safer World Group

Shock Tech

Shock Tech brings higher value and quality products to meet the most stringent industry standards.

Shock Tech designs, manufactures and tests shock attenuation and vibration isolation systems for the most demanding environments.

Verde Impact Advisors

Verde Impact Advisors

Verde Impact Advisors (V.I.A.) centralizes the environmental, social and governance activities of the Safer World Group and founding family office, with a focus on clean energy, carbon reduction, air and water.

ChargeNet

ChargeNet

ChargeNet built a software platform that integrates and optimizes EV Fast Chargers, solar and energy storage with point-of-sale systems at restaurants and retail locations.

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