NASA wins national CEIL honors for Sustainability Base, its Space Station on Earth

Congratulations to our client, NASA Ames Research Center, especially Pete Worden and Steve Zornetzer, and their teams who have brought the vision for Sustainability Base to reality.

The Center for Environmental Innovation and Leadership announced the winners of the second annual CEIL Awards. The awards recognize military and federal, teams and programs that have demonstrated exemplary performance in integrating environmental stewardship into day-to-day activities. Awards highlight excellence in developing and implementing innovative environmental programs to improve environmental quality, reduce greenhouse gas emissions, or increase use of renewable energy and bio-preferred products.

“We had many outstanding submissions this year,” says Ann Seltz, President of the Center for Environmental Innovation and Leadership. The five winning projects were recognized at the CEIL awards ceremony on December 1 at the GOVgreen Conference and Exposition.

One of these was a winner in Leadership in Innovation: Granted to a program employing a novel approach to achieve one or more environmental objectives using technology, management, financing, public-private partnerships or others. 2011 winner: NASA Ames Research Center for Sustainability Base.

The Center for Environmental Innovation and Leadership (CEIL) is an independent organization designed to facilitate information and education exchange among government stakeholders charged with identifying, specifying, and buying green goods and services and with the vendors, contractors, and consultants that provide green goods and services.

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