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Climate Earth

Climate Earth offers the first and only enterprise quality platform and integrated application set for managing the sustainable enterprise.

  • Stage Prototype Ready
  • Industry Business Products
  • Location United States
  • Currency USD
  • Employees 7
  • Website

Company Summary

Climate Earth was founded to provide the world's biggest corporations a platform to move the needle on Climate Change. Our software and data platform supports an enterprise quality database that contains financial transaction data linked to environmental impact data, which is stored within the corporation’s existing management structure and decision making hierarchy. Our clients are leaders in the construction and automotive industries.


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    Chris Erickson
    Co-founder and Chief Executive Officer

    Chris is a serial entrepreneur and accomplished Fortune 500 executive. He brings experience as CEO of several venture-funded start-ups, including, Red Brick Systems, where he led the company to $40M in revenue and a successful IPO. Chris holds an MBA from the UC Berkeley Haas School of Business and a BA in economics from the University of California, Santa Barbara.

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    Andrew Deitz
    Co-founder & V.P. of Business Development

    Andrew Deitz, Vice President of Business Development, has 15 years of experience in working with CEOs and executives of fast-growing portfolio companies funded by influential venture capital firms. Andrew was instrumental in launching human capital services for a newly-created private equity fund, and he led business development efforts for the start-up phase of a diversified recruiting company.

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    Yvonne Burgess
    V.P. of Client Services & Chief Systems Architect

    Yvonne Burgess, Vice President of Client Services & Chief Systems Architect, oversees strategic planning and implementation of Climate Earth’s software systems. She has 25 years of experience in information systems, project management and organization development. Yvonne’s background includes management of all phases of information systems in large industrial, government and non-profit organizations, and utility and high-tech sectors.

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    Rick Betita
    Director of Research

    Rick Betita, Director of Research, Rick was the principal analyst for the development of the world’s first Natural Capital Management System for Webcor Builders. He spent two years as a research associate at the Center for Life Cycle Analysis at Columbia University where he specialized in the hybrid life cycle assessment of solar energy systems. Rick holds a BS in Earth and Environmental Engineering from Columbia University.

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    James Barrett, PhD
    V.P. of Environmental Economics

    Dr Barrett has been associated with Climate Earth as an adviser since 2008. Dr. Barrett joined the staff of Climate Earth in 2013 to head research and development for the company’s natural capital accounting program. He has 13 years of experience working in the nexus of climate change, energy efficiency and economics and has written extensively on the role of efficiency in achieving environmental and economic goals.