Celebrating Woman-Owned Green Companies


The deadline of June 15 for applying for this year’s Green Jobs Award is quickly approaching! Don’t miss your free opportunity to be recognized as a leader in creating good green jobs. Private, for-profit companies located in the U.S. with at least ten employees and $500,000 in annual revenue in the last year are eligible for the 2011 Green Jobs Award. Applications are due by June 15 and can be downloaded online at www.greenjobsaward.org/apply

2010 Winner Spotlight: Bioengineering Group
Woman-Owned Company 

Bioengineering Group, based in Salem, MA, is a woman-owned company that is a pioneer in the field of ecological restoration and the application of sustainability principles to site planning, development, and storm water management. One recent project was a hurricane and flood protection system in New Orleans. This innovative company provides its 62 employees with excellent benefits, including a wellness program which offers 24-hour access to an on-call doctor and monthly on-site sessions. Employees are encouraged to present at conferences both to share information on sustainability and also to develop their leadership skills. Further employee skill development happens at weekly brown bag lunches where discussions include good management practices, new methods of sustainability, and new product ideas. 

If your green company has made employee engagement, training and education a priority for your staff; apply today for the 2011 Green Jobs Award.