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EPA Center for Corporate Climate Leadership

2012 Climate Leadership Award Winners

Climate Leadership Awards LogoOrganizational Leadership Award

Individual Leadership Award

Supply Chain Leadership Award

Excellence in GHG Management (Goal Achievement Award)

Excellence in GHG Management (Goal Setting Certificate)

Special Thanks to the CLA Judges

About the Awards

Organizational Leadership Award


Headquartered in New York with more than 425,000 employees worldwide, IBM is a global business delivering innovative IT products, services, and systems to clients in all sectors of the economy. IBM has demonstrated outstanding leadership in addressing climate change internally and through engaging its clients, peers, and value chain.

Having reduced or avoided GHG emissions by an amount equivalent to 40% of its 1990 emissions between 1990 and 2005, IBM set a second generation goal to reduce the GHG emissions associated with its energy use by 12% between 2005 and 2012. By 2010, IBM had achieved a reduction of 16.7%, as well as an energy conservation rate of 5.7% (surpassing its goal of 3.5%). These results were achieved as a result of establishing global best practices and detailed checklists for IBM's lighting, HVAC, Central Utility Plants, compressed air, data center and IT systems, cafeterias, and office systems. Also in 2010, IBM established new corporate responsibility and environmental management requirements for its more than 27,000 first tier suppliers in over 90 countries. Implementation of these requirements within a specified time period is a condition of doing business with IBM.

IBM was the first semiconductor manufacturer to publicly commit to a numerical perfluorocompound (PFC) emissions reduction target in 1998, and has reduced emissions through chemical substitution, process optimization and abatement while more than doubling production. As a result, the company surpassed its second generation goal to reduce PFC emissions by 25% by 2010 against the 1995 baseline, achieving a reduction of 36.5%.

IBM's commitment to responding to climate change is also seen in its education and training programs for employees - including environmental policy and energy management technical training - and in its work with governments, NGOs and industry to demonstrate and promote climate change solutions. The company is committed to its clients' success, using its research, IT and services expertise, and broad portfolio of innovative offerings to enable clients and society to address their climate change challenges.

San Diego Gas & Electric

With 5,000 employees, San Diego Gas & Electric (SDG&E) is a regulated public utility that provides energy service to 3.6 million people through 1.4 million electric meters and 850,000 natural gas meters in San Diego and southern Orange counties. SDG&E's business strategy is influenced by climate change, and over the last 20 years the company has provided millions of dollars in rebates and incentives to encourage consumers and businesses to implement clean energy programs. This has resulted in net savings for customers of over $900 million.

SDG&E has already exceeded the 25 percent by 2016 renewable energy requirement established by the California Renewables Portfolio Standard, which requires one-­‐third of SDG&E's electricity sales to be renewable energy by 2020. SDG&E is leading the state in acquisitions of renewable energy and has increased the percent of retail sales of renewable energy from less than 1 percent in 2002 to nearly 12 percent in 2010. Between January-August 2011, SDG&E executed 14 renewable contracts to add 1,250 MW of capacity to its portfolio.

Through energy efficiency programs implemented since 2010, SDG&E has saved enough electricity to power 132,334 homes, enough peak power to avoid building three 50MW peaker plants, and enough natural gas to supply 20,000 homes for a year - in addition to achieving a net savings of $118 million.

For its vehicle fleet, the company set a goal to reduce emissions by 15 percent by 2012 compared to a 2007 baseline; thus far, it has reduced fleet vehicle emissions by nearly 10 percent and remains on track to reduce emissions 15 percent by 2012.

SDG&E has developed several partnerships to raise awareness and educate the community on energy, conservation, and efficiency. Partnerships such as Smart City San Diego and the Local Government Partnerships program broaden support for renewable energy generation. They also help local governments assess the energy efficiency opportunities for facilities, policies, operations, public services, transportation, and infrastructure. Their recently completed Energy Innovation Center (EIC) brings together local residential and business customers to demonstrate new green technologies and learn about energy efficiency and climate change programs.

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Individual Leadership Award

Gene Rodrigues

Gene Rodrigues is the Director of Customer Energy Efficiency & Solar for Southern California Edison (SCE). SCE is one of the largest utilities in the country, with a service area of 50,000 square miles and serving 4.9 million customer accounts. With Gene at the helm, SCE has maintained an exemplary and unique track record of reducing GHG emissions via innovative, results-oriented energy efficiency programs, renewable energy market development, and clean energy partnerships and policies.

Gene is currently leading a $1.5 billion portfolio of energy efficiency, low-income energy efficiency and customer-owned solar and self-generation programs. Under his leadership, SCE has partnered with customers to save 8 billion kilowatt-hours (kWh) over the last five years. In this period, SCE's programs have reduced GHG emissions by 3.6 million metric tons—the equivalent of removing 700,000 cars from the road. Gene is also responsible for the administration of the California Solar Initiative to SCE customers, a program established by the State to transform the customer-owned solar market. By September, SCE had received over 7,500 new applications for customer solar panel systems that will provide 94 MW of clean, emission-free power to customers.

In pursuit of energy solutions, Gene has built effective partnerships at the local, state, federal and international levels. Gene is the past Chairman and current board member of the Consortium for Energy Efficiency, an organization that develops and promotes energy-efficient products and services. Gene also serves on the boards of the American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy and the China-US Energy Efficiency Alliance. In addition, Gene serves on the Executive Committees of the US DOE/EPA-led National Action Plan for Energy Efficiency and the State and Local Government Energy Efficiency Action Network.

From leading energy efficiency retrofits for low income customers; to moving his Energy Efficiency division to a LEED Silver building in 2011; to offering more than 400 training courses and educational seminars annually to customers, contractors, builders, manufacturers, retailers and others at SCE's two Energy Education Centers, Gene has demonstrated innovative leadership that has resulted in a huge growth in energy efficiency and has helped transform the Southern California market.

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Supply Chain Leadership Award

Port of Los Angeles

Founded in 1907 and located on California's San Pedro Bay, the Port of Los Angeles occupies 7,500 acres of land and water along 43 miles of waterfront. The Port has established itself as an international leader in GHG reduction advocacy, taking steps to reduce its own emissions, its tenants' emissions, and helping ports around the world to address their carbon footprints.

The Port's supply chain leadership is evident in its tenant lease requirements, established in 2006, which require all new and renewed leases to incorporate applicable environmental requirements. These include air emission controls; water, stormwater, and sediment quality; and energy audits on terminal buildings to identify energy savings. In addition, the Port not only prepares annual GHG inventories for its own emissions, but also conducts annual "expanded" reports on Scope 3 sources, including emissions for ships, trucks, and trains bound to and from Port terminals. Internationally, the Port played an integral role in the development of the collaborative World Ports Climate Initiative (WPCI) and the resulting free online resources: the Greenhouse Gas Toolbox, Carbon Footprinting Guide for Ports and Carbon Calculator. The WPCI was formally launched at the Los Angeles Symposium, which was hosted by the Port of Los Angeles and the International Association of Ports and Harbors (IAPH) Port Environment Committee in November 2008.

In terms of its own operation, the Port has prepared its own Climate Action Plan with a goal of reducing GHG emissions 35 percent below 1990 levels by 2030. Actions taken in support of this goal include purchasing 25 percent of the Port's municipal power from renewable energy sources, committing to construct a total of 10 megawatts of solar energy on Port facilities, creating over 50 acres of open space through redevelopment of the LA Waterfront, and the adoption of a Port-wide Green Purchasing Policy and Green Building Policy.


SAP is the world's largest provider of business software. SAP's vision is to help the world run better by helping companies of all sizes and industries run better. SAP empowers people and organizations to work together more efficiently. SAP provides its applications and services to more than 183,000 customers around the world. SAP has more than 55,000 employees in 120 countries.

SAP has developed technology solutions that help more than 2,000 customers manage their sustainability activities across the entire supply chain. The company estimates that their energy management solutions for manufacturers have already helped customers avoid approximately 2.5 million tons of CO2 emissions in 2010 while saving $470 million in energy costs. In addition, according to SAP estimates, SAP's utility customers are deploying smart grid solutions that will help 30 million households use energy more responsibly, saving them an estimated $390 million for every percent gained in efficiency.

SAP beat its published 2011 target by three percent and remains on track to achieve its target of reducing emissions to year-2000 levels by 2020. The company's focused energy and sustainability initiatives have led to a cumulative cost avoidance of EUR190 million since 2008 and EUR25 million alone in 2011, in comparison to a business as usual extrapolation based on 2007.


Founded in 1907 and headquartered in Atlanta, UPS is a global leader in logistics, offering a broad range of solutions including the transportation of packages and freight, the facilitation of international trade, and the deployment of advanced technology to more efficiently manage the world of business. UPS has more than 1,800 operating facilities, delivered nearly 4 billion packages in 2010, and has approximately 398,000 employees serving more than 220 countries and territories worldwide.

Engaged in numerous collaborations and partnership programs, UPS has demonstrated transparency, leadership and initiative in reducing its supply chain emissions as well as its customers' emissions. The company has established strong supply chain reduction goals and has focused on maintaining an efficient aircraft fleet, introducing low-carbon alternative fuels and vehicles, and participating in and supporting the development of scope 3 standards. In 2010, UPS avoided nearly three million metric tonnes of GHG emissions while demand and services offered increased.

In response to customer inquiries, UPS became the first major logistics provider in the U.S. to provide a program whereby customers can purchase carbon offsets to reduce the impact of their shipping. In 2010 and 2011, UPS matched $1 million in offsets purchased by customers. Their participation in Climate Leaders led to the development of modular software enabling them to measure their GHG footprint down to the individual contract level, which they now use to educate large customers on shipping activities.

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Excellence in Greenhouse Gas Management (Goal Achievement Award)

Campbell Soup Company

Founded in 1869 and headquartered in Camden, New Jersey, the Campbell Soup Company is a global manufacturer of soups, sauces, bakery products and snacks, and juices and beverages. While many recognize the Campbell's name from the grocery store, the company is also a leader in GHG reduction.

Campbell Soup Company has reduced its GHG emissions per 1,000 adjusted cases of product by 12% from its 2005 baseline through 2010 in its US operations. Campbell's also achieved a 5.1% reduction in absolute emissions; both achievements were without the use of renewable energy purchases or offsets.

The intensity-based reductions were achieved through multiple projects to reduce stationary combustion, such as heat recovery, condensing economizers, heat-water recovery, boiler economizer, and a boiler replacement. In addition, many sites upgraded their steam traps and thermal insulation and conducted regular air, steam and water audits.

Casella Waste Systems

Founded in Rutland, Vermont in 1975 with a single truck, Casella Waste Systems is a regional solid waste services company that provides waste collection, recycling, disposal, and resource management services. Casella has thrived by focusing on and adapting to the changing needs and values of its customers. The company's ongoing commitment to greenhouse gas reduction is an integral part of its broader vision of a sustainable waste solutions industry that helps communities adapt and thrive in a resource-constrained economy.

In 2007 Casella completed its 2005 baseline inventory and set a company-wide target to reduce its absolute emissions by 10% over seven years, from 2005-2012. By 2010, the company had reduced its corporate footprint by 45%, exceeding its reduction goal.

Casella met its GHG reduction goal by addressing climate change as part of the company's core business strategy. Specific initiatives included the installation of landfill gas collection and capping systems, the construction and operation of three new landfill gas-to-energy power plants, and investments in improved fleet routing and compressed natural gas (CNG) collection vehicles.

Conservation Services Group

Founded in 1984, Conservation Services Group (CSG) is a mission-driven, not-for-profit corporation dedicated to protecting the environment, making homes and buildings safer, and building a sustainable energy efficiency industry. Not only has CSG helped their range of clients - from utilities and public agencies to homeowners and local communities - reduce their emissions through efficiency upgrades, but the company has also made great strides in reducing its own emissions.

Using 2005 as a baseline year, CSG committed to net zero emissions for its scope 1, 2, and 3 emissions from 2006 through 2010. CSG has reduced its emissions by 27% between 2006 and 2010, and purchased offsets and renewable energy certificates to maintain carbon neutrality in its operations. Various projects and company-wide initiatives helped CSG achieve its emissions reductions, including a program to ensure that the smallest, most energy efficient vehicles possible were being used for each business application. In 2010, CSG leased a LEED Gold certified office space in Portland, Oregon and in 2011 the company persuaded their landlord to refurbish a building in compliance with LEED Silver guidelines for their new corporate headquarters. The company also purchased almost two dozen hybrid vehicles over the past five years, created a plug-in hybrid retrofit pilot, and installed charging stations.

With an over 250% increase in its employee workforce over the past five years, CSG has proven that it is possible to address climate change while running a competitive business.

Cummins Inc.

Founded in 1919 and headquartered in Columbus, Indiana, Cummins Inc. is a corporation of business units that designs, manufactures, distributes, and services engines and related technologies, including fuel systems, emissions solutions, and power generation systems. As a major Fortune 200® company, Cummins saw the vast potential to reduce its emissions and increase efficiency, aligned with the company's value of environmental responsibility, while strengthening the bottom line in the process.

In 2006, Cummins set a goal of a 25% reduction in GHG emissions per dollar of revenue from its 2005 baseline by 2010. As of 2010, Cummins reduced its GHG emissions per dollar of revenue by 28%, surpassing its goal. Cummins achieved its goal by making the business case for reducing emissions to its employees and creating a culture of energy saving and sustainability that is now part of how the company does business. Activities included the establishment of an energy efficiency team, as well as a capital fund that helped create dedicated, annual funding for energy efficiency improvements. Cummins also created a corporate-wide challenge to involve all employees in saving energy, and its Energy Champions Program trained employees to find energy savings at their sites.

Fairchild Semiconductor

Based in San Jose, California, Fairchild Semiconductor is a global provider of semiconductor technologies that address some of today's most important technology challenges, from making the products we use more energy efficient to enabling many of the features in our mobile devices.

In 2007, Fairchild pledged to reduce total U.S. operations GHG emissions by 30% per manufacturing index from its 2003 baseline by 2010. The company exceeded its goal by reducing emissions by 31.5%. Fairchild met its reduction goal by optimizing or qualifying alternative chemistry used in the Chemical Vapor Deposition (CVD) chamber clean processes. In addition, Fairchild has a corporate Environment and Energy Design team that meets regularly, analyzes energy utilization within the company, and identifies opportunities to reduce or optimize energy consumption. It also installed electricity saving components on chillers and found alternative, lower-carbon intensive gases.


Founded in 1981 in Cambridge, Massachusetts, Genzyme – a Sanofi company – is one of the world's leading biotechnology technology companies. Genzyme's products are focused on rare genetic diseases, multiple sclerosis, cardiovascular diseases and endocrinology. While Genzyme's products focus on aiding those who are afflicted with these ailments, the company is also deeply committed to reducing its GHGs.

Genzyme set a goal of reducing global GHG emissions per dollar of revenue by 25% below its 2007 baseline by 2012. Due to a multitude of innovative initiatives and programs utilized by Genzyme, the company achieved its intensity reduction goal two years ahead of schedule. Some of the actions taken to drive this success included the creation of a global energy sustainability team; site-driven implementation of energy conservation measures; the performance of comprehensive energy audits at Genzyme's major sites; the procurement of over 62 million kilowatt-hours (KWh) of green power; eleven green building certifications; and a broad-based employee engagement program that made energy saving and emissions reduction a company-wide endeavor.


Founded in 1923, Hasbro is a multinational toy and board game company headquartered in Pawtucket, Rhode Island. It is one of the largest toymakers in the world, with $4.29 billion in annual revenue and over 5,800 employees.

In 2010, Hasbro achieved an 11% absolute reduction of global scope 1 and 2 GHG emissions below its 2008 baseline, exceeding its four-year 10% reduction goal in just two years. Furthermore, this reduction follows a 43% reduction from Hasbro's prior emissions reduction goal, which was recognized under EPA's former Climate Leaders program from 2000 to 2007.

Hasbro implemented a comprehensive set of GHG mitigation actions to achieve its goal, including energy efficiency upgrades such as installation of LED lighting and occupancy sensors. The company also improved their HVAC systems and reduced emissions by using soy-based printing inks in place of solvent-based inks. Finally, Hasbro created cultural change within its organization by training and empowering its employees to find opportunities for saving energy, such as through adjusting workplace temperature settings and switching off idle devices.

Intel Corporation

Founded in 1968 and based in Santa Clara, California, Intel Corporation is the world's largest semiconductor chip manufacturer with annual revenues of $54 billion.

In 2006, Intel set a goal to reduce its GHG emissions by 30% per unit of production from 2004 to 2010. As of 2010, Intel had reduced its emissions by 49.1% below 2004 levels on a per chip basis, exceeding their intensity-based reduction goal.

Intel has reduced its emissions reductions for many years prior to 2010. Since 2001, the company has invested more than $45 million and completed over 1,500 energy-related projects, saving more than 790 million kilowatt-hours (kWh) of energy. In addition, Intel completed nine solar electric installations in Arizona, California, New Mexico, Oregon, and Israel. In 2010, Intel purchased more than 1.4 billion kWh of renewable energy certificates, making the company the largest purchaser of green power in the United States for the third straight year in the EPA's Green Power Partnership. Intel met and surpassed its most recent reduction goal by implementing company-wide projects that included on-site solar installations, equipment upgrades, and REC purchases. One key aspect to Intel's energy efficiency upgrades was the creation of a dedicated funding pool, making upgrades and energy efficient purchases easier to include in the budget and procure.

International Paper

Founded more than 110 years ago, International Paper is a global leader in the paper and packaging industry and supplies a wide range of products that consumers rely on every day. In the United States, the company operates 21 pulp, paper and packaging mills, 146 converting and packaging plants, 19 recycling plants and three bag facilities.

International Paper pledged to reduce its absolute GHG emissions by 15 percent from 2000 to 2010. The company exceeded this goal, reducing total emissions by 40 percent over the ten-year period. International Paper reduced its emissions through asset rationalization, energy efficiency investments and manufacturing upgrades. These improvements have allowed us to strategically reduce our reliance on expensive fossil fuels and their associated GHG emissions. The company generates nearly 70 percent of its global energy with renewable biomass resources such as bark and wood residuals.

In the future, International Paper plans to continue to invest in energy efficiency and to engage the creativity of its employees and other collaborative partnerships to discover new approaches and innovative solutions for reducing the company's carbon footprint.

SC Johnson

Founded in 1886, SC Johnson is a fifth generation family-owned company headquartered in Racine, Wisconsin and is one of the world's leading manufacturers of household cleaning, home storage, air care and pest control products. The company employs nearly 13,000 people globally and sells products in virtually every country around the world.

Using a baseline year of 2005, SC Johnson set a goal of an 8 percent U.S. absolute emissions reduction by the end of 2010. The company exceeded its goal, achieving a 27.4 percent absolute reduction, by 2010. SC Johnson's results were largely driven by the construction of two green energy cogeneration turbines, which together currently generates 75 percent of daily base load of electricity for its largest manufacturing facility, Waxdale, located in Mount Pleasant, Wis., as well as 50-100% (depending on the season) of the steam needed. Additionally, the company agreed to source 46 percent of the electricity for its Bay City, Michigan factory from wind power in 2008, replacing almost half of the factory's annual purchase of coal-fired electricity. Today, 40 percent of the company's worldwide electricity comes from renewable energy.

As a charter member of EPA's former Climate Leaders program, this was the second time that SC Johnson surpassed a GHG reduction goal.

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Excellence in Greenhouse Gas Management (Goal Setting Certificate)


Avaya is a global provider of business collaboration and communications solutions, providing unified communications, contact centers, networking and related services to companies of all sizes around the world.

Avaya has made reducing its greenhouse gas emissions a priority. In August 2010, Avaya publicly announced its commitment to reduce company emissions by 15% from its 2009 baseline by 2015. Avaya intends to meet its reduction goal in several ways, including implementing efficiency measures at its facilities. These measures are expected to include more energy efficient site selection and actions such as re-lamping facilities and installing motion detectors. Avaya is also working to enhance the centralization of its IT resources and labs to reduce energy consumption and air travel by its employees.

Bentley Prince Street

Bentley Prince Street is a global provider of floor coverings, manufacturing and marketing broadloom and carpet tile products for commercial interiors. Bentley Prince Street is committed to sustainable commerce and innovations to integrate style and function with environmental practices through its Mission Zero goal of eliminating any negative impact it has on the environment by the year 2020.

Bentley Prince Street aims to reduce its greenhouse gas emissions per square yard of product by 25% from its 2008 baseline by 2020. The company intends to meet its reduction partly through reducing its energy use via efficiency upgrades. The company has replaced its air compressor and an old, inefficient boiler and has plans to replace a second boiler. A planned cogeneration project will further reduce emissions.

Other initiatives include its 7 Fronts of Sustainability, which include commitments to maintain its use of renewable energy for 100% of its electricity needs.

Campbell Soup Company

Founded in 1869 and headquartered in Camden, New Jersey, the Campbell Soup Company is a global manufacturer of soups, sauces, bakery products and snacks, and juices and beverages. While many recognize the Campbell's name from the grocery store, the company is also a leader in GHG reduction.

Campbell Soup Company has set an absolute GHG reduction goal of 10% below its 2010 baseline by 2020. Campbell Soup Company will achieve its reduction goal through implementing renewable energy projects, boiler replacement projects, water-heat system recovery projects, and other facility and equipment upgrades including refrigerant replacement. It will also look to eliminate unnecessary packaging, optimize shipping routes, and advance energy-saving capital projects.

The company is also being recognized for achieving its goal of reducing GHG intensity by 12% in 2010 from a 2005 baseline, which was set under EPA's former Climate Leaders program.

Ford Motor Company

Founded by Henry Ford in 1903, Ford Motor Company is the second largest automobile manufacturer in the United States and is deeply committed to promoting sustainable business practices in their operations both domestically and abroad.

The Ford Motor Company has set a goal of reducing GHG emissions by 30% below their 2010 base year by 2025 on a per-vehicle basis. Ford plans to achieve its goal through a variety of energy efficiency measures and initiatives, including upgrades to its parts washing systems, an energy performance contracting program to partner with suppliers and replace inefficient equipment, and the continued use of a utility metering and monitoring system that enables the collection and analysis of real-time consumption data.

Ford will continue to invest in sustainable manufacturing technologies. One such technology is Minimum Quantity Lubrication (MQL), in which a machining tool is lubricated with a very small amount of oil sprayed directly on the tip of the tool in a finely atomized mist, instead of with a large quantity of coolant/water mixture. Another is 3-wet painting. The "Three-Wet" paint process eliminates the need for a stand-alone primer application and curing oven system, and reduces Volatile Organic Compound (VOC) and CO2 emissions.

Gap Inc.

Gap Inc. is a global retailer with approximately 134,000 employees worldwide and more than 2,500 stores in the U.S. Gap Inc. connects environmental responsibility to every aspect of its business: from the manufacture of its clothes, to how products are packaged and shipped, to the design of its stores. Gap Inc. is also committed to making a positive difference on critical environmental issues such as energy savings and the mitigation of climate change through GHG management and emissions reduction.

To this end, Gap Inc. has established an absolute goal to reduce its scope 1 and 2 U.S. GHG emissions by 20% below its 2008 baseline by 2015. By looking toward efficiency and new technologies, Gap Inc. plans to meet its goal with several planned projects and initiatives, such as an Energy Management Program which helps stores find ways to reduce Scope 2 emissions. Gap Inc. also analyzed its existing light specifications to identify areas for energy savings and used the lessons learned to install more efficient lighting alternatives.

Ingersoll Rand

Ingersoll Rand is a $14 billion global diversified industrial company that is composed of a diverse array of business and market-leading brands serving customers in global commercial, industrial and residential markets.

In 2010, Ingersoll Rand made a public commitment in its Annual Report to reduce its GHG emissions 25%, against its 2009 baseline, by 2019. Ingersoll Rand's commitment to reducing its GHG emissions has come from organizational changes, notably the creation of the Sustainability Strategy Council that reports reduction and efficiency progress to the Board of Directors and the Center for Energy Efficiency and Sustainability, which embeds principles of energy efficiency and environmental consciousness into every aspect of the company's operations. Additionally, Ingersoll Rand is engaging its 60,000 employees to reduce GHGs utilizing lessons learned from its experience creating a workforce cognizant of its role in improving safety.

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Special Thanks

The Climate Leadership Awards Steering Committee would like to thank the following individuals for their dedication and support of the program:

Judges for the Excellence in Greenhouse Gas Management Categories:

  • Peggy Foran – The Climate Registry
  • John Sottong – U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

Judges for the Supply Chain Leadership Category:

  • Phil Berry – WSP Environment & Energy
  • Andre de Fontaine – U.S. Department of Energy
  • Nancy Gillis – U.S. General Services Administration
  • Jay Golden – Duke University
  • Thomas Jensen – SAIC
  • Verena Radulovic – U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
  • Frances Way – Carbon Disclosure Project

Judges for the Organizational and Individual Leadership Categories:

  • Mike Bellamente – Climate Counts
  • Ivor John – LRQA
  • Bruce Klafter – Applied Materials
  • Cary Krosinsky – Trucost
  • Michael Mondshine – SAIC
  • Neal Oddess – J.D. Power and Associates
  • Truman Semans – GreenOrder
  • Kristen Taddonio – U.S. Department of Energy

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