New England Business Council Names Work Winners


The Environmental Business Council of New England announced the winners of the second annual "Best Places to Work” challenge on Sept. 19.

The winners and their categories are: Entrepreneurial Size -- BlueWave Strategies LLC of Boston, Small Size -- Capaccio Environmental Engineering Inc. of Marlborough, Medium Size -- Geosyntec Consultants Inc. of Boston, Large Size --Triumvirate Environmental of Somerville, and Most Environmentally Conscious Company -- Mackie Shea O’Brien PC of Boston.

Winners were selected based on data gathered by the council through member company personalized surveys, which all employees from each company were invited to complete.

  BlueWave Strategies is dedicated to executing and crafting environmentally sound real-estate policies and development projects, while increasing profitability and sustainability for both the developers and communities.

  Capaccio Environmental Engineering is known for its commitment to consulting companies in all of their environmental, health and safety management needs; allowing clients to meet regulatory requirements and provide safe working environments for their employees.

  Geosyntec scientists, engineers, and various business innovators work with technology driven business sectors to provide assessment and consulting throughout various phases of site development, design, restoration, and cleanup. Their scientific and regulatory knowledge allows their clients to proceed with projects in an environmentally safe manner.

  Triumvirate Environmental specializes in hazardous waste management services for top clients in the healthcare, life science, education and industrial sectors. With experts in field services and consulting, the company can provide clients, not only with hands on service, but also with the tools and knowledge necessary to navigate through various regulations in order to maintain environmentally sound institutions and businesses.

Mackie Shea O’Brien PC, an environmental law firm, provides experienced counsel in areas such as land use law and related litigation. Practice areas include renewable energy, water, real estate, hazardous waste, and many more.

  The council survey revealed the top five areas that employees felt their company did well in: flexibility, growth and training, communication, recognition of employee’s hard work, and hiring top notch employees. The survey also highlighted the top six areas that needed improvement in companies overall: compensation and benefits, mentoring, improved meeting environments, a telecommuting option, a need to hire more staff, and improved technology.

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