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IBM Research and Global Real Estate Site Operations receive the 2006 Chairman's Environmental Award

2006 IBM Chairman's Environmental Award recipients

26 Apr 2007 -- IBM Chairman Samuel J. Palmisano has announced that both IBM's Research and Global Real Estate Site Operations (RESO) organizations will receive the 2006 Chairman's Environmental Award. The award for 2006 focused on energy conservation and energy efficiency across IBM's operations, products and services.

Research developed a wide range of innovations for product energy efficiency, collaborated with clients to provide solutions that optimize their operations and processes to increase energy efficiency, and demonstrated laudable energy conservation in its own operations. Some of the highlights of their leadership in these areas include:

RESO achieved excellent results in energy conservation and cost reduction, was instrumental in IBM's procurement of renewable energy, and also used their experience to provide clients energy management solutions. Some of the highlights of their leadership in these areas include:

IBM established this recognition program in 1991 to encourage leadership and recognize achievement and progress in environmental affairs on the part of IBM's organizations. Recipients were selected based on their degree of leadership, results, innovation and integration with regard to their programs and initiatives in the areas of energy conservation and energy efficiency. Performance against these criteria was evaluated against each nominee's opportunity to contribute given its mission and operations. The company is proud of the outstanding contributions all the nominees have made toward IBM's energy conservation and energy efficiency objectives.

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