Category Archives: IL Governor’s Sustainability Awards

Governor’s Sustainability Awards Morning Keynote Panel: Shaping the Future of Production

Clients, shareholders, and consumers continue to pressure businesses, product manufacturers, and suppliers to produce products that reduce resource use while improving process and equipment efficiency. In addition, utility and raw material prices will continue to rise, as demand increases with … Continue reading

Speaker Bio: Kyle Kietzmann

Kyle Kietzmann is the co-owner of Bell Racing USA LLC and Head Protection Technologies LLC. Kietzmann is the President and Chief Operating Officer of Bell Racing USA LLC, the world’s premier auto racing helmet company. Bell Racing specializes in designing, … Continue reading

Speaker Bio: Kate Zerrenner

Kate Zerrenner, one of the panelists for “Shaping the Future of Sustainable Production” at the 29th Annual Governor’s Awards, is a Climate and Energy Project Manager with the Environmental Defense Fund’s US Climate and Energy Program and is based in … Continue reading

The Energy-Water Nexus: Overview with the Environmental Defense Fund

The long-standing division between energy and water considerations is particularly evident in the case of energy and water management.  Energy is used to secure, deliver, treat and distribute water, while water is used (and often degraded) to develop, process and … Continue reading

2015 Governor’s Awards Ceremony Keynote – Harry Moser, Founder and President of The Reshoring Initiative

Harry Moser, founder and president of the Reshoring Initiative, will be the keynote speaker at the 29th Annual Illinois Governor’s Sustainability Awards. He will discuss his organization and how reshoring can reshape the U.S. economy and bring greater sustainability into … Continue reading

Three Tips on the Road to a Great Governor’s Award Application

If your organization has done a lot in the name of sustainability – from projects that save money and resources to initiatives that strengthen the people and communities you work for – what are you waiting for? The Governor’s Sustainability … Continue reading

Wise Words in the Fight Against Sustainababble

  ISTC’s John Mulrow tries to peel back the obfuscation of the term “sustainable” in a GreenBiz.com’s P2 Pathways column. http://www.greenbiz.com/blog/2014/04/15/illinois-three-secret-words-mute-sustainababble  

Three Tips on the Road to a Great Governor’s Award Application

If your organization has done a lot in the name of sustainability – from projects that save money and resources to initiatives that strengthen the people and communities you work for – what are you waiting for? The Governor’s Sustainability … Continue reading

Illinois Governor’s Sustainability Award Wants Your Advice

The Illinois Sustainable Technology Center is surveying Illinois businesses, municipalities and organizations about the Illinois Governor’s Sustainability Award. Please help improve sustainability efforts in our state by taking the five-minute survey HERE.   Whether your business has won the award, … Continue reading

Illinois Governor’s Sustainability Award application deadline is May 31

Applications for the Illinois Governor’s Sustainability Award will be accepted until 5:00 p.m. on Friday, May 31, 2013.  Please remember to submit your application by this date to be recognized for your environmental efforts.   Details and application information can … Continue reading