A pioneer of Oregon’s green building movement, Stephen Aiguier founded Green Hammer in 2002, evolving the business into a design-build firm committed to advancing the highest standards for sustainable building. As a Certified Passive House Consultant and building-science expert, Stephen teaches Earth Advantage Institute’s Sustainable Homes Professional class in Portland, Oregon. He also sits on the board of the environmental education non-profit Opal Creek Ancient Forest Center. Stephen is passionate about a triple bottom line focus and a staunch advocate for people in the people, planet, and profit equation. In 2017 Green Hammer became a Certified B Corporation, joining more than 2,000 companies in 50 countries focused on using the power of business to address social and environmental challenges. In 2011, Stephen was named one of Portland Business Journal’s “40 Under 40”, and as one of Sustainable Business Oregon’s Top 10 Sustainable Built Environment Leaders to Watch in 2012.