|Winners Of Fourth Annual Environmental Innovation Awards|
|Unisource Worldwide And WhatTheyThink Honor Winners Of Fourth Annual Environmental Innovation Awards|
NORCROSS, GA (April 23, 2012) – Unisource Worldwide, Inc., one of the largest privately held companies in North America and a global provider of customer solutions, announces the five winners of the fourth annual Environmental Innovation Awards. Unisource and Unisource’s respect™ Printers’ Program, in partnership with WhatTheyThink – the leading news and information site for the graphic communications industry – will honor the victors at a dinner ceremony to be held May 17, in Atlanta, GA.
The winners of the five 2012 Environmental Innovation Awards are:
“As environmental awareness in the marketplace continues to evolve, the sustainable innovation of these organizations is becoming an increasingly important driver of both competitiveness and profitability,” said Al Dragone, CEO of Unisource Worldwide. “We are proud to spearhead the Environmental Innovation Awards program which is designed to recognize companies in the graphic arts industry that are implementing state-of-the-art and innovative environmental solutions,” he said.
Sponsors of this year’s awards include Boise Inc., Burgo Group, Domtar Paper Company, MeadWestVaco, Neenah Paper and NewPage Corporation. A seminar, called the Print Advocacy & Beyond Seminar, will be held prior to the dinner and include presentations by Gary Jones, Director, Environmental, Health & Safety Affairs of Printing Industries of America / Graphic Art Technical Foundation (PIA/GATF); Drew Tremblay, Sustainable Business Advisor of Domtar; Andrew Gustyn, Director for Corporate Sustainability at Unisource; Randy Davidson, CEO at WhatTheyThink and Ed Farley, Senior Vice President of Marketing and Corporate Communications for Unisource.
A representative from each of the five winning companies will be honored at the dinner ceremony. The awards ceremony will include recognition of the distinguished winners and the opportunity to share experiences with others about how their company is integrating sustainability.
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