June 27, 2013

Environmental Leadership and Innovation

June 27, 2013 - Representatives from RDG Planning & Design were recognized at an award ceremony sponsored by the Iowa Governor's Office, the Iowa Department of Natural Resources, the Iowa Department of Agriculture and Land Stewardship, the Iowa Department of Economic Development, the Iowa Department of Education, the Iowa Department of Public Health and the Iowa Waste Reduction Center for their environmental practices and leadership as a business.

This award recognizes RDG for our role in addressing energy consumption, water and air quality, job creation, creating gather spaces and greenways, increasing walkablity, promoting public transit, supporting resilient neighborhoods, equitable housing and more. The building industry is the single largest consumer of our planets natural resources. Every day, design and construction decisions are made that impact our communities and our built environment. As a professional service company, our organization is uniquely positioned to influences such decisions in a positive way. RDG Planning & Design has made the most of our opportunities - we lead significant environmental efforts across the state of Iowa and beyond.

For more information about the Governor's Iowa Environmental Excellence Awards, go to www.iowadnr.gov/eeawards.