Monday, October 26, 2009

Ecolab Earns 2009 Tekne Green Company Award

Today Ecolab announced that they had received this award that honors businesses that practice environmental awareness/responsibility and incorporate sustainability into their overall business model.

Ecolab has achieved significant reductions in both energy and water usage in its plants worldwide. The company has committed to reducing its greenhouse gas emissions by 20 percent per dollar sales from 2006 to 2012 as part of the U.S. EPA Climate Leaders program, and has achieved LEED-EB Gold certification for its Research, Development and Engineering facilities in Eagan, Minn.

With sales of $6 billion and more than 26,000 associates, Ecolab Inc. (NYSE: ECL) is the global leader in cleaning, sanitizing, food safety and infection prevention products and services. Ecolab delivers comprehensive programs and services to foodservice, food and beverage processing, healthcare, and hospitality markets in more than 160 countries.

Ecolab (45.87) was flat (-0.23) in early morning trading. They report 3Q earnings tomorrow (10/27) before market open.

~Nick Iuliucci

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