Yve Torrie

Director of Sustainability Programs

(617) 502-6247


Yve joined A Better City in October 2013 and oversees key aspects of sustainability programming. She fosters emission reductions and ensures climate preparedness planning in Boston and the region’s commercial real estate and business sectors. Previously, Yve worked at University of Massachusetts-Lowell, where she managed two environmental programs that promoted sustainable systems of production and consumption and educated the public on climate change science. She led an initiative that convened several of the nation’s largest retailers to support the usage of safer chemicals in consumer products.

In addition to her sustainability work, Yve brings years of experience in nonprofit marketing, development, and publishing to A Better City. She received a Master of Arts in Urban and Environmental Policy and Planning from Tufts University and holds a Bachelor of Science in Geography from the University of Canterbury in New Zealand.