Doing what’s right for the planet requires more than innovative solutions — it requires communicating effectively to help transform those solutions into actions. That’s where we come in, with decades of communications experience, in-depth knowledge and technical acumen in the energy and environmental fields … helping organizations advance the conversations to inspire a better tomorrow.

Client Commitment

Established in 1997, Mindy F. Berman Communications provides organizations with an experienced, hands-on resource for their communications strategy, public/media relations, writing/editing and related needs. With expertise in energy and environmental issues, research and analysis skills, and superb attention to detail, we know how to transform ideas and concepts into impactful on-message materials that build sustainability awareness and action. 

The bottom line: We guarantee to provide the highest-quality deliverables in a cost-effective and timely manner, without the need for a learning curve that impacts your resources. We look forward to collaborating on your work to protect our planet and generations to come. 

Communications Strategy

Do you want to increase awareness of your organization’s environmental leadership? Inspire implementation of energy-efficient, sustainable practices? Drive policies that support a circular economy? We provide essential guidance to identify target audiences, key messages and strategies/tactics, creating structure for your communications and helping you achieve your objectives. 

Writing and Editing

Words have the power to build understanding, shape ideas and influence behavior, and serve as the foundation for all communications initiatives. Whether you need writing or editing of materials ranging from technical reports, to educational case studies, to fundraising emails – and everything in between – we ensure they’re professional, polished and on point every time.

Public and Media Relations

Effective, targeted media outreach leading to stories that reach consumers and other key stakeholders also plays a critical role in achieving organizational objectives. We identify the right media outlets and contacts, develop the right messages and create the right materials to maximize your coverage and expand your reach.

Work That Delivers Results

Project role: grant writer

The proposal written for CRI – a nonprofit recycling industry authority – resulted in funding for a study on the cost of contamination in the recycling of used aluminum beverage containers. CRI will share the findings with industry stakeholders to inform decisions on optimal long-term recycling systems.

Project role: copywriter and exhibit sales manager

These flagship EPRI conferences provide a forum for collaboration among industry leaders on actionable pathways for efficient electrification solutions to meet deep decarbonization targets. The highly rated in-person 2022 event drew more than 1,500 attendees and 115 exhibitors.

Project role: writer and editor

Power Bulletin features case studies and other stories highlighting SCE programs that help companies save energy, lower costs and reduce their carbon footprint. This communications vehicle plays a key role in expanding customer use of SCE’s energy management solutions.

Project role: associate editor

CSUN publishes K-12 students’ science project abstracts in this annual journal, helping encourage today’s young investigators to become tomorrow’s research leaders. Many students list this on college applications, and teachers report the journal’s educational and motivational value.

Industries and Clients Served

California Power Exchange Corporation

Chevron Energy Solutions

Electric Power Research Institute

Glendale Water & Power

HYDROVISION International®

Metropolitan Water District of Southern California

Pasadena Water and Power

PCS Energy

PwC (PricewaterhouseCoopers, power and utilities sector)

Southern California Edison

Southern California Public Power Authority

Western Electricity Coordinating Council

Alliance to Save Energy

American Lung Association of California

California Air Resources Board

City of Los Angeles Environmental Affairs Department

Container Recycling Institute

American Society of Civil Engineers — Technical Council on Lifeline Earthquake Engineering

Amphenol Aerospace

Center for Responsible Science

Stran Technologies

California State University, Northridge

Enterprise for Education

Environmental Education Services

UND Aerospace – University of North Dakota


Clay Lacy Aviation

Electric Drive Transportation Association

General Motors

Los Angeles International Airport

Van Nuys Airport

Western Jet Aviation

Beverly Hills Chamber of Commerce

City Employees Club of Los Angeles

Meeting Professionals International Northeastern New York Chapter

National Association of Women Business Owners – Los Angeles Chapter (NAWBO-LA)

Leadership: Quality, Reliability and Integrity

Mindy F. Berman

Mindy Berman, owner of Mindy F. Berman Communications, takes pride in career-long recognition of her excellence and professionalism.     

Prior to establishing her firm in 1997, Mindy spent more than a decade in a variety of business and government communications positions, including as a public affairs coordinator at the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power – the nation’s largest municipal utility. During her LADWP tenure, she served as a key media spokesperson, and for several years managed communications for the organization’s role as a fuel supplier in the electric transportation industry. 

Among her significant career accomplishments, Mindy authored a 180-page coffee table book (published in 2006) titled Celebrate Pasadena’s Vision: 100 Years of Community-Owned Power.

She holds a bachelor’s degree in journalism from California State University, Northridge and an MBA from Pepperdine University, and has taught public relations and writing courses at UCLA Extension, CSUN and Woodbury University. 

Mindy F. Berman Communications is certified as a WBE (Women Business Enterprise) through the Supplier Clearinghouse, California Public Utilities Commission.

“It’s fantastic working with Mindy – she understands the technical issues as if she were a full-time employee, and prepares outstanding copy that a wide range of audiences can clearly understand. I highly recommend her.”
— Troy Hetherington, President and CEO, Stran Technologies
“Mindy always quickly grasps new beverage container recycling legislative and industry developments, applying her knowledge and expertise to create highly effective communication strategies and materials that speak directly to CRI’s audiences. Her work plays a key role in enabling CRI to help shape the dialogue on optimal beverage container deposit recycling practices and policies.”
— Susan Collins, President, Container Recycling Institute (CRI)
“Mindy is a fantastic editor/coordinator with decades of work as associate editor of The New Journal of Student Research Abstracts. She is thorough, meticulous and has the highest of standards.”
— Steven B. Oppenheimer, Ph.D.; Journal Editor; California State University, Northridge Professor Emeritus; Director of the CSUN Center for Cancer and Developmental Biology
“Over the last 15 years Mindy has provided a variety of services for my company – from writing, proofreading and editing, to event coordination and exhibit sales – and she has proven herself to be a flexible, adaptable team player. Her attention to detail is exactly what an event professional such as myself requires, and she prides herself on giving 110% to her clients. I would not hesitate to recommend her to anyone and hope to have the opportunity to continue working with her in the future.”
— Pam Turner, Principal, First Option Conferences & Events
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