CHICAGO (Sept, 4th 2019) Green Standards was recently announced as a honorable mention recipient of PR Daily’s Corporate Social Responsibility Awards in the Business Practices category for our environmental stewardship and leadership through our Waste into Change efforts.
PR Daily’s Corporate Social Responsibility Awards celebrates teams, organizations and consultants who have redefined the field with their groundbreaking work. As an honorable mention recipient in the program, Green Standards joins an elite group of past recipients, including Bank of America, Whirlpool, Aflac, Cigna, Denny’s and Miami International Airport.
Green Standards’ circular economy-inspired office solution was chosen from a wide pool of entries and are thrilled to receive an honorable mention from PR Daily for CSR.
PR Daily’s Corporate Social Responsibility Awards winners are passionate storytellers. These communicators, teams and agencies know how to deliver powerful messages about how their organizations—or the organizations they’re communicating on behalf of—are doing their part to make the world a better place.
Check out the list of this year’s winners and honorees, and follow the hashtag #PRDAwards to join the conversation and take a closer look at their work.
About Green Standards – Waste Into Change
By combining donation, resale, and recycling strategies with turnkey project management, Green Standards maximizes asset recovery, streamlines community donation, and virtually eliminates waste on corporate projects with sustainable solutions. It’s this innovative approach that generated value for businesses, local communities and the environment.
As of August 2019, Green Standards has donated $28 million worth of surplus office assets to 5,000+ community organizations across North America. Together with their corporate clients they have diverted 56,000+ tons from landfill reducing GHG offsets by 172,000 metric tons.
“Green Standards set themselves apart from an outstanding field of applicants. Their work was exceptional and displayed their innovative strategies for achieving success. Congratulations, Green Standards. We look forward to your continued success,”
Brendan Gannon, Manager for Awards Programs at Ragan Communications.
Green Standards Impact Results (Aug 2018 – July 2019)
- 10,001 metric tons diverted from landfill
- 98.9% landfill diversion rate on 10,115 tons managed
- 25,662 tonnes of CO2e emissions reduced
- $2,835,797 fair market value of in-kind donations
- 957+ non-profit beneficiaries and charitable organizations received furniture donations
About Green Standards Ltd.
A Circular Economy-Inspired Office Solution
Millions of tons of office furniture and equipment are sent to landfill each year in North America. We’re here to change that. By working with forward-thinking corporations we’re able to recover usable resources and repurpose valuable products to the benefit of businesses, the environment and communities across North America.
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