Portland, Oregon – The Global Electronics Council (GEC), managers of EPEAT, the leading global ecolabel for the electronics industry, are pleased to announce the exceptional winners of the 2023 EPEAT Purchaser Awards. These awards recognize organizations with outstanding commitment and leadership in sustainable electronics procurement practices.

The EPEAT Purchaser Awards are bestowed upon companies and institutions that prioritize environmentally responsible purchasing decisions, contributing to reducing electronic waste, energy consumption, and carbon emissions. This year’s winners have gone above and beyond in their efforts to drive sustainable practices within the electronics industry.

Today, we recognize organizations with awards based on the number of EPEAT product categories in which they purchased I.T. products and services. After a rigorous evaluation process, the winners of the 2023 EPEAT Purchaser Awards are:

1 Product Category Award Winners

  • The American College of Greece
  • City of Providence, Providence School Department
  • Department of Energy‚ Moab UMTRA Project
  • Dept. of VA, Development, Security and Operations
  • Drug Enforcement Agency – Southeast Laboratory
  • Klöckner Pentaplast
  • Lightsource bp
  • Missile Defense Agency
  • New York State Office of General Services
  • Stanford University
  • Silicon Ranch Corporation
  • United States Air Force Enterprise Hardware Branch
  • Upper Merion Township
  • Voya Financial

2 Product Category Award Winners

  • Bowdoin College
  • Catawba College
  • ClassWallet (Nominated by Office Depot)
  • Department of Energy – Office of Legacy Management
  • Department of Energy – Strategic Petroleum Reserve
  • Department of Energy – Waste Isolation Pilot Plant
  • OhioHealth
  • University of California San Diego Health
  • Yale University

3 Product Category Award Winners

  • Agency for Co-operative Housing
  • Broadridge Financial Solutions
  • Brookhaven National Laboratory
  • CH2M HILL BWXT West Valley LLC
  • Citigroup Inc.
  • City of Corvallis, Oregon
  • City of Fort Collins, Colorado
  • Cleveland Clinic
  • Department of Energy – Office of Scientific and Technical Information
  • Department of Energy – Y-12 National Security Complex
  • District of Columbia – Office of Contracting and Procurement
  • Drug Enforcement Administration – Office of Training
  • Drug Enforcement Agency – Detroit Field Division
  • Interface
  • Loyola University Chicago
  • National Institutes of Health Information Technology Acquisition and Assessment Center (NITAAC)
  • New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA)
  • Scottish Procurement on behalf of the Scottish Public Sector
  • State of Maryland
  • Swift & Staley Team – US DOE Paducah Site
  • U.S. Department of Agriculture
  • U.S. General Services Administration
  • United Cleanup Oak Ridge LLC

4 Product Category Award Winners

  • Atlanta VA Health Care System
  • Battelle Energy Alliance
  • City of La Crosse, Wisconsin
  • Commonwealth of Massachusetts
  • Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, General Services Bureau of Procurement
  • Department of Energy – Pantex Plant
  • Department of Energy – North Wind Dynamics (Portsmouth Gaseous Diffusion Plant)
  • Department of Homeland Security
  • Los Angeles Department of Water and Power
  • Maryland Department of Transportation
  • Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
  • Nevada National Security Site
  • Oak Ridge Associated Universities (ORAU)
  • Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory
  • Sandia National Laboratories
  • Shared Services Canada
  • Stanford Medicine
  • University of Massachusetts Chan Medical School

5 Product Category Award Winne

  • Department of Energy – Hanford Program
  • Department of Energy – Savannah River Site
  • Department of Energy – Thomas Jefferson National Accelerator Facility
  • Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory
  • Kaiser Permanente
  • NASA Solutions for Enterprise-Wide Procurement
  • National Renewable Energy Laboratory
  • State of California
  • Texas Department of Information Resources

The recipients of this prestigious award have demonstrated remarkable leadership by consistently selecting and supporting electronics products that meet the stringent environmental criteria established by the EPEAT program. Their dedication to sustainability drives positive environmental impact and sets a commendable example for others to follow in the industry.

“We are thrilled to recognize the outstanding achievements of this year’s EPEAT Purchaser Awards winners,” said Emmanuel Nwodo, Senior Manager Global Relations at GEC. “Their commitment to sustainable electronics procurement practices is inspiring and demonstrates the positive change that organizations can make in reducing their environmental footprint. We applaud their leadership and encourage others to join in their efforts.”

The 2023 EPEAT Purchaser Awards underscore the growing importance of environmentally responsible practices in the electronics industry. By choosing EPEAT-registered products, these organizations are actively contributing to a more sustainable future.

For more information about the EPEAT Purchaser Awards and the Global Electronics Council, please visit gec.org.

About EPEAT:

EPEAT is the definitive global ecolabel for the electronics industry. Developed collaboratively through a multi-stakeholder process, EPEAT provides a credible and robust tool to identify environmentally preferable electronics. By enabling purchasers to select products that meet stringent environmental criteria, EPEAT helps drive positive change in electronic device design, production, and lifecycle management.

About GEC:

The Global Electronics Council (GEC) is a mission-driven nonprofit that leverages the power of purchasers to create a world where only sustainable technology is bought and sold. GEC manages the EPEAT ecolabel, a free resource for procurement professionals to identify and select more sustainable products. In addition, the EPEAT ecolabel is a resource for manufacturers to demonstrate that their products conform to the highest sustainability standards.