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WSP Receives Two Prestigious Industry Awards
Environmental and engineering consultancy, WSP is pleased to announce it has received the highest honor, a Gold Award from the Environmental Business Journal® (EBJ) and a Project Merit award from the Climate Change Business Journal® (CCBJ).
The Gold Award for Mergers & Acquisitions showcases the exceptional opportunity for WSP and Canadian consultancy, GENIVAR, to achieve the strategic ambition for global, diversified growth. The combined organizations have an enhanced platform to compete with the leading businesses in our sector. Our history validates the strong capabilities of each business in the environmental practices and our ability to offer fully integrated solutions to clients. President and CEO of the combined entity, Pierre Shoiry, recently stated "The combination of WSP and GENIVAR is compelling and results in a company with aligned strategic ambitions, a shared entrepreneurial spirit and a resolute focus on clients.”
WSP will be honored at the Environmental Industry Summit X with the Project Merit Award for Smart Grid & Energy Management from the CCBJ. The award recognizes WSP’s role in completing a study and publishing the results, in partnership with the Natural Resource Defense Council (NRDC), which focused on the impact of cloud computing on the environment to identify the most energy and carbon efficient IT solutions for small- and medium-sized organizations (SMOs). The analysis used for the study breaks new ground in identifying how best practice, average, and worst-case scenarios impact environmental performance when modeled across a variety of application and deployment types.
Commenting on the awards, Director of Environmental, Jan Chizzonite, said: “The awards recognize the efforts of our talented staff and our organization’
Please visit the 2012 EBJ Business Achievement Award (http://ebionline.org/
The Environmental team at WSP helps organizations manage risks and maximize opportunities related to sustainability, climate change, environment, energy and health & safety. Whether it’s managing risks through our EHS services; formulating robust strategies to shape sustainability programs, assessing environmental impacts and permitting requirements;
Founded in 1988, Environmental Business International Inc. (EBI, San Diego, Calif.) is a research, publishing and consulting company that specializes in defining emerging markets and generating strategic market intelligence for companies, investors and policymakers. EBI publishes Climate Change Business Journal®, which covers nine segments of the Climate Change Industry, and Environmental Business Journal®, the leading provider of strategic information for the environmental industry. EBI also performs contract research for the government and private sector and founded the Environmental Industry Summit, an annual three-day event for executives in the environmental industry. http://ebionline.org/