Stowe Beam

Stowe Beam is the Senior Director, Corporate Development for SCS Global Services, a third-party environmental and sustainability certification organization.

Beam evaluates potential service offerings and oversees development and implementation for new services across the company. Prior, he managed the green building industry certification programs, including those focused on flooring, furniture, and life cycle assessment of building materials. Beam brings a deep familiarity with certification programs as diverse as FloorScore®, level®, and Roundtable on Sustainable Biomaterials, as well as Environmental Product Declaration verification.

A dynamic and approachable speaker, Beam excels at presenting environmental trends to both scientific and industry related audiences.  Over several years, he has presented at a variety of high-level global conferences including GreenBuild 2008 International Expo, Healthy Buildings 2009, LCA X 2010, Indoor Air Conference 2011, and the International Society for Ecological Economics Conference 2016. Additionally, in 2015, Beam concluded his four-year tenure on the USGBC Indoor Environmental Quality Technical Advisory Group and joined the U.S. EPA’s pilot project to evaluated environmental performance standards and ecolabels.

Prior to joining SCS, Beam was a science and environmental educator, working in a number of diverse environments including the Coastal Southeast, Rocky Mountains and Pacific Northwest. He is also an accomplished white water kayak instructor.

Beam holds a degree in Biology from Davidson College and an MBA in Sustainable Management from Presidio Graduate School.