Stephen Boston, CEO and chief technology officer of Corporate Sustainability Inc., has been appointed to the Inland Wetlands Commission of New Milford.

"We are very pleased to welcome a recognized industry leader like Stephen to the Inland Wetlands Commission," said Tom Esposito, a member of the Town Council.

The wetlands commission is charged with protecting the quality of New Milford's wetlands and watercourses for their conservation, economic, aesthetic, recreational and other public and private uses and values. It also protects the town's potable fresh water supplies from the dangers of drought, overdraft, pollution, misuse and mismanagement.

It accomplishes this objective by providing an orderly process to balance the need for the economic growth of the town and the use of its land with the need to protect its environment and ecology in order to forever guarantee to the people of the town the safety of such natural resources for their benefit and enjoyment and for the benefit and enjoyment of generations yet unborn.

"New Milford will benefit greatly from Stephen's deep knowledge and extensive experience in business strategy, technology and environmental issues," Mr. Esposito said.

An industry veteran with more than 20 years of experience, Mr. Boston is responsible for leading Corporate Sustainability Inc's initiatives consulting/advising its business customers on implementation of strategies, business processes and advanced technologies.

Mr. Boston is also a founding director of Enterprise Excellence LLC, a global consulting firm providing record-setting margin and customer satisfaction improvement through enterprise transformation, operational excellence, architecture management and policy deployment disciplines.

Before founding Corporate Sustainability Inc., Mr. Boston was employed as the chief sustainability officer of Fortune 500 technology giant CA Technologies Inc., and previously worked in a number of technology and strategy areas for IBM.

He is a published author and an expert on corporate governance.

Additionally, Mr. Boston has filed more than 40 patent applications with the U.S. patent office in multiple technology areas and energy management.