WATERLOO, Ontario, March 15, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- s2e Technologies has been presented with a GLOBE Climate Leadership Award by GLOBE Series. It is one of two businesses and two municipalities recognized as exceptional Canadian organizations at the forefront of action on climate change.
Recognized with the 2018 Small/Medium Business Innovator Award, s2e was acknowledged for its smart communities, renewable energy, and micro-grid projects, and for its leadership and commitment to influence and engage stakeholders and policy to help advance local solutions to climate change.
s2e was chosen from a field of 86 applicants for the award, selected by a panel of judges consisting of members from the Federation of Canadian Municipalities, the Business Council of Canada, the Canadian Chamber of Commerce, the Smart Prosperity Leaders’ Initiative, and BASF Canada, and officials from GLOBE Series and the Delphi Group. All award winners were chosen for their ingenuity of the climate action innovations, the measure of the impacts on climate change, the adoptability of the innovations, and the level of engagement with residents and other organizations to take climate action.
“These outstanding Canadian businesses and municipalities are shining examples of what leadership in the 21st century looks like. They are paving the way for other organizations to not only survive but thrive in the clean economy,” says Mike Gerbis, CEO, GLOBE Series.
“Businesses and municipalities across Canada are at the forefront of action on climate change. I’m proud to recognize these exceptional local and corporate leaders working hard to reduce carbon pollution, promote more sustainable practices, and put clean energy solutions into action,” says Catherine McKenna, Minister of Environment and Climate Change. “Their innovation, creativity, and leadership will help inspire others to take action – making our communities stronger, creating new jobs and business opportunities, and growing Canada’s clean economy.”
“We are tremendously honoured to be recognized with a GLOBE Climate Leadership Award and to be viewed by industry peers as a Canadian business on the forefront of action on climate change,” says Carlos Fernandez, President of s2e Technologies. “Through our smart community, micro-grid and net zero energy solutions, we are helping businesses in many industries achieve practical, achievable sustainability goals."
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