Scott Borden, Ph.D.

Scott Borden is a graduate faculty in the Master in Environmental Management programs and Outdoor Industry MBA at Western Colorado University. 

He coordinates the Sustainable and Resilient Communities track and serves on several committees, including the Environmental Council, Sustainable Tourism and Outdoor Recreation Committee, and Sustainable Action Committee. 

His research and lectures are informed by the real world experiences of: publishing a children’s book on rock climbing; being a senior contributor for a climbing magazine; working as the marketing director of an international outdoor education company; serving on the board of directors for a Benefit Corporation Certified investment bank, which has consulted on mergers and acquisitions for socially driven outdoor companies; supervising educators at the largest non-profit outdoor environmental education organization in our National Parks, which receives over 36,000 students annually; running sales for the largest whitewater festival in the U.S.; and owning his own business which has consulted with organizations such as the business certifying organization B-Lab and the conservation non-profit organization The Access Fund.