UPMC Health Plan: A Champion of Sustainability

Many companies nowadays are working to be more sustainable to help protect our planet and our future generations. However, not every company can achieve the type of distinguished recognition that UPMC Health Plan has for their environmental accomplishments. In 2014, UPMC earned recognition from the Sustainable Business Compact, an initiative of Sustainable Pittsburgh. The Compact [...]

2018-03-29T21:01:53+00:00 March 29th, 2018|news|0 Comments

EVEN Hotel: Adaptive Reuse

InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG), one of the world’s leading hotel companies, will be opening the first EVEN Hotel in Pittsburgh this year! The hotel will conveniently be located downtown on two floors of the mixed-use Kaufmann’s Grand on Fifth building. The historic building has become a landmark in the city of Pittsburgh since the early [...]

2018-03-27T14:36:14+00:00 March 27th, 2018|news|0 Comments

Falk School of Sustainability & Environment: A Green Education

As sustainability challenges grow, the need for educated risk-taking leaders becomes crucial. At the Falk School of Sustainability & Environment at Chatham University, young individuals blossom into sustainability leaders through a well-rounded and innovative education. With the support of dedicated professors, students are provided with the tools to solve environment-related challenges. The Falk School was [...]

2018-03-17T11:02:01+00:00 March 17th, 2018|news|0 Comments

UPMC Health Plan: An Environmental Steward

The environment that surrounds us can directly affect our health, making it very important to protect it. Air pollution due to dirty emissions can lead to respiratory issues such as asthma, and rising global temperatures can make climate-sensitive diseases more prevalent. That’s why UPMC Health Plan is dedicated to being an environmental steward and working [...]

2018-03-13T18:26:32+00:00 March 13th, 2018|news|0 Comments

ALCOSAN: Recycling for a Cleaner Environment

The Allegheny County Sanitary Authority (ALCOSAN) is the clean water agency for most of Allegheny County, providing wastewater treatment services to 83 communities, including the city of Pittsburgh. ALCOSAN recycles as much as 250 million gallons per day of untreated wastewater into clean water that is returned to the Ohio River. In 2017, the treatment [...]

2018-03-10T14:31:52+00:00 March 10th, 2018|news|0 Comments

Carmeuse: Natural Solutions to Protect our Planet

Carmeuse is a worldwide leading producer of lime, high calcium limestone, and dolomitic stone, which are used in a variety of industries, including energy and environmental services. Their products help purify our air and water, and are all vital components of our global infrastructure. The sustainability approach at Carmeuse can be summarized in three words: [...]

2018-03-06T10:52:06+00:00 March 6th, 2018|news|0 Comments

PITT OHIO: Committed to Sustainability

PITT OHIO is a transportations and logistic solutions provider in the Mid-Atlantic and Mid-West, specializing in Supply Chain, Ground, Truckload, and Less-Than-Truckload services. They are known for their customer and quality driven operations, and have even made numerous strides to protect our planet. Their Declaration of Commitment to Sustainability states: “PITT OHIO, being sustainable means [...]

2018-03-03T11:30:26+00:00 March 3rd, 2018|news|0 Comments