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Black & Veatch Joins Government and Industry Leaders as Member of The Climate Registry

OVERLAND PARK, KS--(Marketwired - September 24, 2013) - Black & Veatch has joined The Climate Registry, the leading voluntary greenhouse gas (GHG) registry in North America. A nonprofit group governed by states, provinces and tribes, The Registry helps organizations measure and reduce their GHG emissions.

"Black & Veatch is demonstrating true environmental leadership by committing to report their carbon emissions in a public, transparent and credible way," said Doug Scott, Chair of The Climate Registry and Chairman of the Illinois Commerce Commission. "Measuring your emissions is the critical first step to managing them and fostering new ways to reduce your carbon footprint -- and your impact on the planet."

Black & Veatch is an employee-owned, global leader in building Critical Human Infrastructure™ in Energy, Water, Telecommunications and Government Services. Since 1915, the company has helped its clients improve the lives of people in over 100 countries through consulting, engineering, construction, operations and program management. 

"We are committed to protecting the environment through the implementation of numerous company-wide sustainability initiatives and by working with our clients to develop long-term sustainable solutions to meet their needs," said Jim Lewis, Chief Administrative Officer, Black & Veatch. "By partnering with The Climate Registry we are pleased to join a community that is working together to reduce its carbon footprint." 

About The Climate Registry

The Climate Registry is a non-profit organization that operates the only voluntary carbon footprint registry in North America supported by states, provinces, territories and tribes. The Climate Registry helps hundreds of public and private organizations measure, report and reduce their GHG emissions with integrity.

For more information please visit www.theclimateregistry.org.