Employers - Eco Awards
Congrats to the 2013 Winners!
Advanced Micro Devices
American International College
Au Bon Pain
Bank of America
Berkshire Rides, Inc.
Boston Red Sox
Bunker Hill Community College
CB Richard Ellis, Andover
CB Richard Ellis, Boston
Cisco Systems, Inc.
City of Northampton
College of the Holy Cross
Cooley Dickinson Hospital
Eastern Research Group
Equity Office Properties
FLEXcon Company, Inc.
Lowell General Hospital
Massasoit Community College
Merrimack Valley Regional Transit Authority
MIT Lincoln Laboratory
Mount Wachusett Community College
National Marine Fisheries Service
Newton Wellesley Hospital
Pioneer Valley Planning Commission
Raytheon MA Integrated Defense Systems
The Liberty Hotel
Town of Amherst
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Services
Universal Technical Institute
University of Massachusetts Memorial
University of Massachusetts Presidents Office
VA Northampton Medical Center
Westfield State University
A Better City
AEW Capital Management
Axcelis Technologies, Inc.
Barnstable County/Cape Cod
Boston Health Care for the Homeless Program
Brigham and Women’s Faulkner Hospital
City of Cambridge
City of Salem
Foley Hoag LLP
John Hancock Financial, Back Bay
One Beacon Insurance Company
Pioneer Valley Transit Authority
Putnam Investments, Andover
Putnam Investments, Boston
The Hanover Insurance Group
Tufts Medical Center
University of Massachusetts, Boston
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
BioMed Realty Trust
Boston Children’s Hospital
Boston Medical Center
Boston University, Charles River Campus
Boston University, Medical School
Brigham and Women’s Hospital
Cell Signaling Technology
Cummings Properties, LLC
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
EPA New England
Forest City Enterprises
Framingham State University
Harvard Medical School
John Hancock Financial, Seaport
Judge Baker Children’s Center
Massachusetts General Hospital
Massachusetts Mutual Life Insurance Company
Millennium: The Takeda Oncology Company
Natick Soldier Systems
Nutter McLennen & Fish
Phillips North America
Shriners Hospitals for Children
The Charles Stark Draper Laboratory, Inc.
Tufts Health Plan
University of Massachusetts, Amherst
University of Massachusetts, Lowell
University of Massachusetts, Medical School
Massachusetts Excellence in Commuter Options (ECO) Awards
The ECO Awards celebrate Massachusetts employers and their efforts to reduce congestion and greenhouse gas emissions by encouraging employees to utilize green transportation options. Employers like you make the difference by encouraging employees to travel to work by public transit, bicycling, walking or through the promotion of carpools and vanpools.
The 4th Annual ECO Awards will be held on March 26, 2014 at Fenway Park!
Congratulations to our 2013 ECO Awards Spotlight Winners:
Leadership in Commuter Options:Recognition of an employer or institution for offering and promoting sustainable commuter options and incentives to employees/students that encourage the reduction of drive-alone travel through various green modes of transportation.
- Alternative Work Schedules, AstraZeneca
- Bicycle, Axcelis Technologies, Inc.
- Walk, City of Northampton
- Transit, EBSCO Publishing
- Carpool, University of Massachusetts, Lowell
- Vanpool, Massachusetts Mutual Life Insurance Company
Leadership in InnovationRecognition of an employer or institution for the design and implementation of innovative commute options initiatives that positively influence employees and reduce drive-alone travel. Examples can range from creative marketing campaigns, to innovative technological solutions, or unique commute event promotions.
- City of Cambridge
Rising StarRecognition of an employer or institution that has made significant progress promoting sustainable transportation options through resourceful actions such as employee outreach and education, commuter options and incentives, and innovative concepts and collaborative efforts.
- U.S. Fish and Wildlife Services
Excellence in Commuter Options
Recognition of an Employee Transportation Coordinator (ETC) at an employer or institution for the individual's efforts that support sustainable changes in transportation, encourage the use of commute options, and reduce drive-alone trips. Nominees will be nominated by the ECO Awards committee from all organizations submitting an ECO Awards application.
Leadership in Commuter Engagement: Outstanding ETC
- Employer Transportation Coordinator, Holly from Foley Hoag LLP
Leadership in Commuter Engagement: Property ManagerRecognition of a Property Manager for the organization's use of resources and amenities to engage tenants and commuters in commute options, reducing drive-alone trips. Nominees will be nominated by the ECO Awards committee from all organizations submitting an ECO Awards application.
- Property Manager, Davis-Marcus Management
What are the ECO Awards?The Massachusetts ECO Awards are a celebration of the exemplary contributions employers have made toward encouraging and supporting employees who use green, sustainable and healthy transportation options in the Commonwealth.
Who Is Invited?The ECO Awards are open to any Massachusetts employer who is a MassRIDES Employer Partner and/or TMA Member Company, and who complete an annual questionnaire identifying the current sustainable commuter option programs their worksite offers to its employees.
Watch for your official invitation in late February.
What awards will be presented?All businesses will be recognized in one of three award categories:
Additional recognition is given through the Spotlight Awards, which are presented to employers whose efforts have resulted in outstanding sustainable commuter option accomplishments.
The annual Excellence in Commuter Options (ECO) Awards are brought to you by the Massachusetts Department of Transportation MassDOT, MassRIDES, the statewide travel options program, and MassCommute, the Massachusetts Coalition of Transportation Management Associations.
I have questions, who can I contact?MassRIDES