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Andrew T. Gillies is Director of Communications at the Center for Audit Quality, an affiliate of the American Institute of CPAs, in Washington, DC. Based in Washington since 2002, he has also worked in editorial and communications roles at the Investment Company Institute, the World Bank, Forbes, and Vault.com. His policy-themed writing has focused on aerospace and defense, energy and environment, transportation, and financial services.

Wednesday, November 29, 2006

Memo To Enviros: Go Easy

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Five years ago, Roger Ballentine opened a lobbying and consulting shop, Green Strategies, to counsel companies on setting environmental agendas and dealing with eco-policy in Washington. At the time, he says, that corner of business was relatively quiet.
Things have picked up. "It's just absolutely booming," says Ballentine.