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The Alliance for the Chesapeake Bay Recognizes TRC Companies, Inc. – Richmond Office as a Businesses for the Bay Gold Member
(Annapolis, MD – July 27, 2017) – The Alliance for the Chesapeake Bay recognizes TRC Companies, Inc. – Richmond Office as a Businesses for the Bay Gold Member. TRC joins a growing partnership of large and small businesses in the Chesapeake Bay watershed that are undertaking voluntary actions to improve the health of the Chesapeake Bay and its watershed, rivers, and streams.
The Businesses for the Bay membership association provides a network for its Members to share strategies and successes with other businesses and governmental and non-profit Networking Partners, as well as opportunities to engage employees in environmental efforts, and receive recognition for the valuable role each Member is taking to help improve the environment. As a Gold Member, the Alliance recognizes TRC’s Richmond Office for its commitment to Chesapeake Bay protection and restoration.
A pioneer in groundbreaking scientific and engineering developments since the 1960s, TRC is a national engineering, environmental consulting and construction management firm providing integrated services to the power, oil and gas, environmental and infrastructure markets. TRC has over 4,000 technical professionals and support personnel at more than 120 offices throughout the U.S.
“TRC’s Richmond Office is proud to be a Business for the Bay member,” said Karen Lutz, TRC’s Sustainability Director. “We believe the focus on environmental education for employees and increased participation in local environmental activities are key to advancing our corporate sustainability goals, providing innovative solutions to clients, and giving back to the community. Our Sustainability Coordinator Network supports Richmond employees to implement TRC-wide goals for recycling, energy usage, and employee engagement. And for over 20 years, we have been an active volunteer with the Mattaponi and Pamunkey Rivers Association (MPRA), participating in annual river clean-ups and monthly trach clean-ups. Membership in Businesses for the Bay is a great way for TRC to share our success stories, learn from others and find new opportunities to connect our employees with meaningful environmental improvement efforts locally.”
Alliance for the Chesapeake Bay Business Partnerships Manager, Corinne Stephens, stated, “Through the Alliance’s Businesses for the Bay membership association, we help businesses to have a positive impact on Chesapeake Bay restoration, to expand their own sustainability programs, and to be recognized for their environmental successes.”
For more information about this Businesses for the Bay Gold Member, please visit our Member Directory or http://businesses.allianceforthebay.org/member/trc-richmond.
About The Alliance for the Chesapeake Bay
Founded in 1971, the Alliance for the Chesapeake Bay, with headquarters in Annapolis, MD and offices in Richmond, Virginia, and Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, works throughout the Bay watershed to lead, support and inspire local action and build partnerships with individuals, communities, governments, businesses and other groups to restore the Bay watershed and its forests, rivers and streams. For more information about the Alliance, visit: http://allianceforthebay.org
For more information about the Alliance for the Chesapeake Bay’s Businesses for the Bay membership association, please visit: http://businesses.allianceforthebay.org or click here to read the 2016 Businesses for the Bay Annual Report.