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Maryland Environmental Service Announces Environmental Business Leadership Award Winners


AWARDS TO BE PRESENTED AT SOLD-OUT CONFERENCE ON JULY 10

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:

BALTIMORE, MD — Maryland Environmental Service announced recipients of the 2019 Environmental Business Leadership Awards. The seven winners were selected following a competitive nomination and evaluation process. Awards will be presented at the sold-out Environmental Business Leadership Conference dinner on July 10 at the Four Seasons Hotel Baltimore. The 2019 award recipients include:

  • Environmental Business Leader: LifeBridge Health
  • Environmental Excellence – Sustainability: University of Maryland, Office of Sustainability
  • Environmental Excellence – Restoration: Anne Arundel County Public Schools
  • Environmental Excellence – Solid Waste Management: Baltimore Gas and Electric
  • Meritorious Service Award (Lifetime Achievement): George G. Perdikakis, Sr.
  • Meritorious Service Award (Lifetime Achievement): Maryland Public Television
  • Rising Star: The Compost Crew

“The Environmental Business Leadership Award recipients are exemplary individuals and organizations that have consistently demonstrated strong leadership and commitment to strengthening and preserving Maryland’s incredible environment,” said Roy McGrath, CEO and Chairman of Maryland Environmental Service. “These awardees exemplify how being good stewards of the environment is good for business,” he added.

Brown Advisory is the official sponsor of the awards. President and CEO Michael Hankin will emcee the program and present the awards.

The sold-out Environmental Business Leadership Conference features nearly 50 industry experts and speakers including Maryland Governor Larry Hogan, U. S. Naval Academy Superintendent, Vice Admiral Walter E. “Ted” Carter, Jr., PBS NewsHour Anchor Judy Woodruff, acclaimed author Andrew Savitz, and nine members of the Hogan Administration Cabinet.

The event brings together key business and environmental leaders from the Mid-Atlantic region and across the country to collaborate and learn about the latest environmental business and product innovations, technologies, and opportunities.

For more information about the conference, visit biz.menv.com

About MES

Established in 1970, MES is the 25th largest business in the Baltimore area by revenue, operating over 1,000 environmental projects and services across the Mid-Atlantic region, and employing more than 840 teammates. An independent, self-supporting agency of the State of Maryland, MES enhances and protects Maryland’s environment through innovative solutions to the region’s most complex environmental challenges. As a unique, not-for-profit public corporation, MES combines public sector commitment to environmental enhancement and protection with private sector flexibility and responsiveness. MES receives no direct State operations funding and does not have regulatory authority. More than two-thirds of MES’ revenues flow directly to its private sector business partners. To learn more, visit www.menv.com

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