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Inaugural Climate Leadership Awards

Written by Anne Vazquez. Posted in Energy, Environment, Facility Management, Professional Development

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Published on March 14, 2012 with No Comments

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), the Association of Climate Change Officers (ACCO), the Center for Climate and Energy Solutions (C2ES) (formerly the Pew Center on Global Climate Change), and The Climate Registry (TCR) named the winners of the inaugural Climate Leadership Awards last month. The awards were presented February 29, 2012 at the inaugural Climate Leadership Conference in Fort Lauderdale, FL.

These awards recognize corporate, organizational, and individual leadership in addressing climate change and reducing carbon pollution. From setting and exceeding emissions reduction goals to reducing the emissions associated with shipping goods, these organizations are improving efficiency, identifying energy and cost saving opportunities, and reducing pollution.

Awards are given in five categories, and the 2012 winners are listed here:

Organizational Leadership: Recognizes organizations for exemplary leadership both in their internal response to climate change and through engagement of their peers, competitors, partners, and value chain

  • IBM
  • San Diego Gas & Electric

Individual Leadership: Recognizes an individual for outstanding efforts in leading an organization’s response to climate change

  • Gene Rodrigues, director of customer energy efficiency and solar at Southern California Edison

Supply Chain Leadership: Recognizes organizations for actively addressing emissions outside their operations

  • Port of Los Angeles
  • SAP
  • UPS

Excellence in GHG Management (Goal Achievement): Recognizes organizations for aggressively managing and reducing their GHG emissions

  • Campbell Soup Company
  • Casella Waste Systems
  • Conservation Services Group
  • Cummins Inc.
  • Fairchild Semiconductor
  • Genzyme
  • Hasbro
  • Intel Corporation
  • International Paper
  • SC Johnson

Excellence in GHG Management (Goal Setting): Recognizes organizations for establishing aggressive GHG reduction goals

  • Avaya
  • Bentley Prince Street
  • Campbell Soup Company
  • Ford Motor Company
  • Gap Inc.
  • Ingersoll Rand

About Anne Vazquez

Anne Vazquez

Vazquez has been writing about facility management since 1996 when she began working at Today's Facility Manager (TFM) as the magazine's Editorial Assistant. From 2000 to 2005, she continued to work in publishing in another subject field until rejoining TFM's editorial team as Managing Editor in February 2005. In September 2012, she was promoted to Editor of TFM, where she continues to seek out solutions and trends for the magazine's facility management audience. Vazquez can be reached at avazquez@groupc.com.

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