Environmental Protection

ABB’s Electric Vehicle Charging Infrastructure Team Receives Pioneer Award

The Green Parking Council has presented the Pioneer Award to ABB’s Electric Vehicle Charging Infrastructure team due to their work mobility innovation, and has also been honored by the Sustainable Parking Association.

The Green Parking Council (GPC) has awarded the 2013 Pioneer Award for Sustainability to Cal Lankton, director of ABB’s EV Charging Infrastructure for ABB’s North American operations.

“We applaud and recognize Cal for his commitment to GPC as a founding partner as we strive to transform the face of the parking industry,” explained the GPC’s Executive Director, Paul Wessel.  “ABB’s accomplishments serve as a role model for deploying sustainable initiatives and sound corporate citizenship within the parking industry.”

The GPC 2013 Pioneer Award for Sustainability honors leaders of the parking industry’s transition to an environmentally-conscious business model.  

GPC Sustainability Pioneers are distinguished by a commitment to sustainability that transcends the walls of their organization and contributes to industry-wide transformation. These “agents of change” in the pursuit of parking, planet and profit are leveraging innovative business practices, accelerating the adoption of high-performance technologies and embracing open-source collaboration.

“I’m honored to be recognized by the Green Parking Council,” said Lankton. “This award can be shared by everyone at ABB who is working toward sustainable mobility: from the EV team deploying charging infrastructure, to our cross-divisional work supporting a smarter grid.”

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