Billerica, MA (PRWEB) March 13, 2014
Earth Day is on April 22nd, 2014. Every year, in celebration of Earth Day, GXT Green recognizes organizations that have made significant contributions to sustainability efforts in their individual companies, their communities or to the global community.
Nominations are now being accepted for the Fourth Annual GXT Green Honor Roll. Recognition will be considered for organizations that have demonstrated the most significant achievements in preserving and protecting our environment. Finalists will be chosen based on leadership, innovation and creativity, promotion of environmental stewardship and how effective they have been in implementing these endeavors. Nominations may be companies, worldwide town, county, and state government and public agencies, environmental organizations, as well as individual leaders such as CEOs, sustainability officers, mayors, senators, ministers, or civic leaders. As an added thank you, GXT Green will offset the carbon footprint for the vehicle of all people who submit a valid nomination with a GXT Green Wheel Seal Medallion. Validity of nominations will be at the sole discretion of GXT Green.
"This has been a banner year for sustainability initiatives," stated Bob Chatterjee, President and CEO of GXT Green. "Companies and governments around the world are making major strides to take serious steps to eliminate litter and waste, as well as reducing their carbon footprint and impact on our environment." For the first year, GXT Green is expanding nominations beyond the US borders to recognize achievements in sustainability around the world.
Honorees in the past have included retailers, such as Price Chopper, and Roche Brothers, individuals such as Rob Garrity, Executive Director, Mass Climate Action Network, government leaders such as Jamie Eldridge, Massachusetts State Senator, and Jen Jordan, Recycling Coordinator, City of Iowa City, and car dealerships such as Expressway Toyota.
Those wishing to place a nomination may go to http://bit.ly/W82mvd to complete the nomination form. Nominations will be accepted through March 31, 2014. A short list of finalists will be announced on April 4, 2014. Winning honorees will be announced on Earth Day, April 22, 2014.
About GXT Green:
GXT Green, “where Economics Meets Ecology” is a leader in creating and leveraging strategies, services, and products that help the corporate community meet their economic and social sustainability needs.
GXT Green supports clients in three areas:
- Drive improved profitability and sustainability through innovative products that address urgent environmental concerns such as plastic bags and Styrofoam packaging pollution. Products include ECOgrade™ photo-degradable bags; the underlying ECOgrade Resin additive which can be used as cost effective and sustainable plastic resin alternative; and the ECO-R3SP zero-waste packing solution.
- Design and execute green marketing strategies to enhance corporate brands. Outstanding sustainability accomplishments are recognized as a public service through the GXT Green Seal Certification and Annual Earth Day Honor Programs.
- Complete the zero carbon footprint equation by developing and offering carbon offset credits derived from the highest quality carbon projects around the world. GXT Green is involved in development of REDD+ carbon offset forestry projects in several countries.
GXT Green is a division of Global Exchange Technologies, Inc. http://www.GxtGreen.com.