Los Angeles, CA, October 08, 2014 --(PR.com
)-- Breathe California of Los Angeles County (BREATHE LA) is pleased to announce the 2014 Breath of Life™ Awards Gala, scheduled for Thursday, November 20, 2014 beginning at 6pm at the Westin Bonaventure Hotel in downtown Los Angeles. The Breath of Life™ Awards Gala is a prestigious annual event recognizing individuals, corporations and civic leaders for their successful leadership in supporting clean air and healthy lungs.
This year, Psomas (psomas.com) will be awarded BREATHE LA’S highest honor: the Breath of Life™ Award. Dedicated to balancing the natural and built environment, Psomas provides sustainably engineered solutions to public and private clients worldwide. As a recognized leader and longtime proponent of environmental, social, and economic sustainability, Psomas brings a truly holistic approach to its practice and projects.
“We are proud to be honored for our commitment to sustainable engineering,” said Blake Murillo, CEO of Psomas. “Our longtime company motto reflects this philosophy— balancing the natural and built environment.”
BREATHE LA has named CH2MHILL (ch2m.com) as the Innovation Award Honoree for their achievement in reducing CO2 emission, paper and water usage in their daily work, and commitment to reducing CO2 emissions by 25% by 2017. BNSF Railway was honored with the Innovation Award in 2013 as a leader in implementing green technology in the rail industry.
Additional Honorees will be named as the 2014 Breath of Life™ Awards Gala date approaches.
Past BREATHE LA Gala Honorees include Boeing, LA/OC Building & Construction Trades Council, Southern California Gas Company, The Los Angeles Times Publisher Kathryn M. Downing, American Airlines, Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger and California State Secretary for Resources Mary Nichols.
To purchase tickets, please visit www.breathela.org/breathoflifeawards
For 2014 Breath of Life™ Awards sponsorship information, contact Joan Ford at 323.935.8050 x223 or visit www.breathela.org.
About BREATHE LA
Breathe California of Los Angeles County (BREATHE LA) is a nonprofit organization established in 1903 dedicated to creating clean air and healthy lungs for Los Angeles County residents through research, education, advocacy and technology. BREATHE LA focuses outreach and education efforts on community health fairs, the Better Breathers Clubs™ and collaborations with leading local organizations that are taking action to improve environmental impacts in neighborhoods most affected by poor air quality. Their mission is to improve health outcomes and quality of life for those suffering with asthma, COPD, lung disease and other breathing conditions. BREATHE LA is part of BREATHE California, the statewide coalition with sister organizations in Central Coast, Sacramento, San Francisco, San Mateo and Santa Clara-San Benito Counties. For more information, visit breatheLA.org.
Dedicated to balancing the natural and built environment, Psomas provides sustainably engineered solutions to public and private clients. As a full-service consulting, engineering, environmental, construction management, and survey firm, Psomas helps clients create value and deliver complex projects. Providing services in the transportation, water, site development, federal, and energy markets, Psomas’ staff of over 500 employees provides services from offices throughout California, in Arizona, and Utah. Visit Psomas.com.
About CH2M HILL
Headquartered near Denver, Colorado, USA, employee-owned CH2M HILL is a global leader in consulting, design, design-build, operations, and program management for government, civil, industrial and energy clients. The firm’s work is concentrated in the areas of water, transportation, environmental, energy, facilities and resources. With US$6 billion in revenue and 26,000 employees, CH2M HILL is an industry-leading program management, construction management and design firm, as ranked by Engineering News-Record. The firm has been named five consecutive times to Ethisphere’s World’s Most Ethical Companies list. Visit c2hmhill.com.