Vice Admiral Dennis McGinn to Receive Award for Leadership in Sustainability
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Denver, CO (August 27, 2012) – The Alliance for Sustainable Colorado is pleased to announce Vice Admiral Dennis McGinn, President and CEO of the American Council On Renewable Energy (ACORE), is the 2012 Hero of Sustainability Award recipient.
“We are honored to recognize Vice Admiral McGinn as our 2012 Hero of Sustainability,” said Joanne Keys, the Executive Director of the Alliance. “Vice Admiral McGinn has been one of the nation’s top experts on the deep connections among sustainability, national security and energy and has been a driver in getting the Department of Defense to implement sustainability practices.”
Each year, the Alliance honors an individual who makes far-reaching contributions in the field of sustainability, both in Colorado and across the globe, with the Heroes of Sustainability Award. Past award recipients include Lester Brown, Denis Hayes, Brian Dunbar, Fort Carson, Katrina Blair and Evolve.
“I am honored and humbled by this award from The Alliance for Sustainable Colorado,” said McGinn. “The Alliance epitomizes the kind of coordination and teamwork needed to address the daunting energy, economic and environmental security challenges facing our nation. So it is in a true spirit of teamwork that I view this recognition as being not for the work of just one individual, but for the many great people who work so hard, day in and day out, to better our world and to create a truly sustainable future.” READ FULL PRESS RELEASE.