Meet William Sarni
Director and Practice Leader, Enterprise Water Strategy | Sustainability and Climate Change, Deloitte Consulting LLP
Will has been providing sustainability, environmental and hydrogeological consulting services to private- and public-sector enterprises for more than three decades, with a focus on developing and implementing corporate-wide sustainability strategies, as well as broad based climate and water programs. His unique approach fuses the practical with the creative in actualizing high-value sustainability programs and integrating diverse business and technical issues related to resource management.
Sarni’s diverse client list includes Fortune 500 companies, multinational corporations and non- governmental organizations (NGOs). He has managed complex projects throughout the United States, Europe and Asia, working with some of the world’s most recognizable companies.
An internationally recognized thought leader on sustainability and corporate water strategies, Sarni is a frequent speaker for corporations, conferences and universities, as well as a columnist on sustainability, climate and water for Harvard Business Publishing’s “Leading Green,” The Guardian and Venture magazine. He is the author of Greening Brownfields: Remediation Through Sustainable Development (McGraw Hill) and contributed to Environmental Regulation of Colorado Real Property (Bradford Publishing). He is the author of the recently published, Corporate Water Strategies (Earthscan; and the forthcoming book, Water Tech – A Guide to Innovation and Business Opportunities (Earthscan 2012).
Sarni was a member of the Environmental Compliance Committee of the Chicago Climate Exchange and is active in the International Association of Hydrogeologists (IAH) and The Conference Board. He was a sustainability adviser to the 2018/2022 US World Cup Bid Committee, a judge for the 2010 CleanTech Open and the Hult Global Case Challenge – Clean Water Crisis.