Results of the 2011-2012 Competition

2011-2012 Pittsburgh Green Workplace Challenge, from left to right: Christine Mondor, evolveEA (Small Business Winner); Zach Ambrose, Allegheny County (top scorer in Observer category), Jonah Paul, Eaton (Medium Business Winner); Skip Shemon, Bayer Corporation (Large Business Winner)

For 12 months during 2011 and 2012, 50+ forward-thinking organizations from southwestern PA took actions via the Pittsburgh Green Workplace Challenge that resulted in improved energy efficiencies, water usage and emissions reductions, ultimately paving the way for a more sustainable region.
On October 18, 2012, Sustainable Pittsburgh and members of the business and community sectors publicly recognized the overall achievements of these participants and their efforts in going beyond regulations to implement voluntary measures that are good for business, the environment, and people. Awards were presented to companies who achieved the top scores in the large, medium and small business categories.
View the press release announcing the October 18 Awards Ceremony

View the slides from the October 18 Awards Ceremony

View the press release announcing the results of the competition

 Following is a list of who participated:

Large Business (1000+ employees)
BNY Mellon
Highmark Inc.
The PNC Financial Services Group

Medium Business (50-999 employees)
Del Monte Foods
DMI Companies
Eaton Corporation
Massaro Corporation
Michael Baker Corporation
Oxford Development Company
pair Networks, Inc.
WESCO Distribution Inc.
WESCO Distribution Inc. – Warrendale

Small Business (<50 employees)
Backstage Alpaca
Environmental Planning and Design, LLC
Indovina Associates Architects
Industrial Energy Engineering
OMNI Associates
Pashek Associates, Ltd.
Peter Margittai Architects, LLC
Schwartz Market
Sullivan & Sullivan Consulting, LLC
Sweet & Sons, Inc.

Property Manager
Gove Business Center

ACTION-Housing, Inc.
ACTION-Housing, Inc. – Pittsburgh Green House
Allegheny Conference on Community Development
Allegheny County
Bayer Center for Nonprofit Management
Bike Pittsburgh
Cardinal Resources LLC
Carnegie Mellon University
Community Design Center of Pittsburgh
Constellation Energy
Dagostino Electronics Services
EsSpa Kozmetika Organic Skincare
FurEver Green
Global Links
Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank
Green Building Alliance
Greensolve LLC
North Side Christian Health Center
Oakland Planning and Development Corporation
Over The Bar Bicycle Cafe
Pennsylvania Resources Council
Perkins Eastman
Pittsburgh Green Innovators
Pittsburgh Opera
Pittsburgh Regional Center for Science Teachers
Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium
Sierra Data Centers
Turtle Creek Valley Council of Governments
University of Pittsburgh – Mascaro Center for Sustainable Innovation
Urban Redevelopment Authority of Pittsburgh
Victim Outreach Intervention Center