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Northwest Natural Gas Company


“Every day our company and employees embrace NW Natural’s core value of environmental stewardship,” said Bill Edmonds, NW Natural director of environmental management and sustainability. “It’s an honor to be recognized by this reputable certification for our commitment to the community.”

NW Natural’s significant achievements include the following:

  • Communicating best practices and commuting options to employees
  • Offering monthly sustainability trainings
  • Recycling paper, metal, plastic and glass; and composting food items
  • Donating electronic devices for reuse or recycle
  • Programming thermostats to save energy
  • Providing free transit passes
  • Employing 100 natural gas vehicles in its fleet

Sustainability at Work offers comprehensive, free resources and expertise for Portland organizations seeking to create a more sustainable workplace. These services are tailored to help each business conserve resources, improve efficiency, save money and provide a healthy and quality workspace for employees. To recognize and promote the work of businesses that have taken comprehensive and concrete actions to reduce carbon emissions, Sustainability at Work provides certification that is valid for three years.