San Diego, Calif. (January 2017) — Each year Environmental Business Journal recognizes outstanding business performance in the environmental industry with our EBJ Business Achievement Awards. Environmental Business Journal is proud to announce its 15th annual business achievement awards for achievements in 2016. Congratulations to the winners, and we hope to see you in San Diego for the official awards ceremony at Environmental Industry Summit XV on March 22-24, 2017 at the historic Hotel del Coronado.
HSG is pleased to announce that it was chosen to receive the EBJ award for Gold in Small Firms.
In October-December 2016, EBJ solicited industry, government, non-profits and the broader climate change community via e-mail, social media, its website, industry events and word-of-mouth for nominations for the 2016 EBJ Business Achievement Awards. Nominations were accepted in 200-word essays in either specific or unspecified categories. Categories may have been adjusted depending on the volume of nominations or the number of worthy recipients. Final awards were determined by a committee of EBJ staff and EBJ editorial advisory board members.
The 2016 EBJ awards will be presented at a special ceremony at the Environmental Industry Summit XV in San Diego, Calif. on March 22, 2017. The Environmental Industry Summit is an annual three-day executive retreat hosted by EBI Inc.
About HSG: Herndon Solutions Group (HSG), an SBA 8(a) woman-owned business, for increasing annual receipts in 2016 by 1600%. Founded in 2008 to provide environmental services, emergency response planning, and sustainability management, HSG has steadily expanded its core services to include industrial hygiene, occupational medicine, fitness and rehabilitation, and employee assistance programs. HSG also serves as the majority owner and managing member of an SBA Joint Venture—Integrated Mission Support Services LLC—thatwhich in October 2015 was awarded a $101 million, five-year NASA Kennedy Space Center Environmental and Medical Contract (KEMCON), making HSG a prime cContractor for the nation’s premier Multi-User Spaceport. In the first 11 months of the contract, HSG has already served a critical role in NASA’s meeting complex challenges such as EPA Title V permit modifications and RICE/NESHAP requirements, detailed legacy asbestos liability survey and assessment, recycling and sustainable acquisition policies, and re-starting the aerospace medicine ground and emergency support programs for NASA’s return to manned space launch.
About EBI: Founded in 1988, Environmental Business International Inc. (EBI, San Diego, Calif.) is a research, publishing and consulting company that specializes in defining emerging markets and generating strategic market intelligence for companies, investors and policymakers. EBI publishes Environmental Business Journal®, the leading provider of strategic information for the environmental industry, and Climate Change Business Journal®, which covers nine segments of the Climate Change Industry. EBI also performs contract research for the government and private sector and founded the Environmental Industry Summit, an annual three-day event for executives in the environmental industry.