Billerica, MA (PRWEB) April 10, 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. We are proud to announce the finalists from the nominations which were received this year. The winners will be announced in time for Earth Day, on April 22nd, 2014. All individuals who nominated candidates in 2014 received a free WheelSeal Medallion for their car, which indicates that GXT Green has offset the carbon footprint of their vehicle for the year.
For 2014, The GXT Green Honor Roll Nominations were open to companies, individuals, worldwide town, county, and state government and public agencies, and environmental organizations. In announcing the finalists, Manas Chatterjee, President and CEO of GXT Green commented, "This has been a great year of progress in sustainable business and products. We thank everyone for their nominations, and all of the nominees for their accomplishments."
The detailed list of finalists which includes a description of their accomplishments can be found at http://www.gxtgreen.com/honorroll.
The 2014 GXT Green Honor Roll Finalists Include:
1. Roche Brothers/Sudbury Farms Grocery Chain: For innovation and implementation of sustainable solutions for their consumers.
2. Scale (Society to Create Awareness towards Life and Environment), India: For promoting sustainable solutions.
3. Blue Ocean Innovative Solutions: For evangelizing an alternative to plastic bags and other sustainable solutions to Wal-Mart.
4. Zoo New England (Franklin Park and Stone Zoos): For promoting appreciation of wildlife, educating, and practicing sustainable behavior.
5. Debra A. Boronski, President of the Massachusetts Chamber of Commerce: For orchestrating solutions to improve the Massachusetts economy with a focus on clean tech and sustainable manufacturing.
6. Expressway Toyota: For developing local programs that expand on Toyota's initiatives to mitigate carbon pollution from vehicles.
7. Austin Foam Plastics: For adopting new solutions for packaging, including zero waste solutions, as a sustainable alternative Expanded Polystyrene and similar products (i.e Styrofoam).
8. Get-it-Going: For organizing efforts to clean up the environment and promote sustainable solutions.
9. Heather Smith, 6th Grade Teacher at the Central Gaither School, Yuba City California: For promoting sustainability education to her 6th grade science class.
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 materials and products that address urgent environmental concerns such as plastic bags and EPS or Styrofoam packaging pollution. Products include ECOgrade™ degradable bags; ECOgrade agricultural row covers, the underlying ECOgrade Resin additive which can be used as a 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 Program.
- 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.