Practice Greenhealth Selects HDR for Champion for Change Award

(June 1, 2016) HDR was recently honored with the Champion for Change Award, which is an environmental excellence award that recognizes our ongoing commitment to improving environmental performance. The winners of this award have achieved success in greening their own organizations, while also encouraging their healthcare clients to expand their sustainable practices and improve their facilities' environmental performance.

HDR and other top performers were honored at the Environmental Excellence Awards presentation in Dallas, Texas in conjunction with CleanMed, the premier national conference for leaders of environmentally sustainable healthcare. Duncan Griffin, sustainable principal in HDR's Seattle architecture studio, and Mark Meaders, sustainable leader in HDR's Dallas architecture studio, accepted the award.

"Change of any kind requires participation and ownership at all levels," says Colin Rohlfing, LEED AP BD+C, vice president, director of sustainable development. "HDR is proud to impact sustainable change not only within our own organization, but also within our clients' organizations that have a direct impact on patient health and well-being."

Practice Greenhealth environmental excellence award winners are the hospitals, health care providers and organizations of the future, according to practicegreenhealth.org. They are innovative and progressive, and they find imaginative ways to take their environmental programs to the next level. To recognize this creativity and commitment to excellence, Practice Greenhealth presents a number of awards each year to recognize these sustainability champions.

About Practice Greenhealth
Practice Greenhealth is the nation's leading health care community dedicated to transforming health care worldwide so that it reduces its environmental footprint, becomes a community anchor for sustainability and a leader in the global movement for environmental health and justice. To learn more about Practice Greenhealth visit www.practicegreenhealth.org.