John Picard & Associates was founded on the principles of bringing a natural systems approach to traditional business issues. Our team is committed to bringing this approach to our clients projects. With an emphasis on the built world, we have assisted our clients in producing a sustainable and efficient outcome in each project. Founder John Picard is one of the preeminent environmental consultants in North America. Since his start as a residential and commercial builder in the 1980's, John has pioneered a philosophy of natural systems and sustainable design in his work as a green building engineer, corporate strategist and thought leader. Over the past 20 years John was involved with the founding of the US Green Building Council, became the original member of Interface's Dream Team, and has helped dozens of corporate clients globally.