Emily M. Gordon
Program Manager – Stamford 2030 District
The Business Council of Fairfield County

Emily joined the Stamford 2030 District in 2015. As Program Manager, she focuses on advancing the District’s capacity to achieve nationally adopted resource conservation goals and improving the resiliency of Stamford’s downtown built environment. She currently serves on the Board of Governors of the North American 2030 Districts Network. Before taking on the Program Manager role in 2017, Emily was an Associate with the District program. In this capacity, she developed energy and water baselines for dozens of building types and analyzed over 10 million square feet of building data to assess the District’s progress toward nationally adopted energy and water reduction goals.

Emily’s experience spans both individual building sustainability, as a LEED AP ND (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design Accredited Profession focused in Neighborhood Development) and WELL Accredited Professional, and community-level sustainability planning. She has in-depth experience with sustainability metrics and has worked on both new and existing community-level sustainability rating systems, including STAR Communities and Connecticut’s new Sustainable CT program.

Emily holds a Master’s in Community Planning and Development from the Muskie School of Public Service and a B.S. in Natural Resources from the University of Connecticut. She is currently a Stamford resident and a member of numerous civic and industry organizations including, Stamford’s Environmental Protection Board and the American Planning Association.