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Pursuing Sustainable Business Initiatives, a Large Business by Wendy Schlett GZA GeoEnvironment, Inc. N SSGA recognizes that sustainable practices are necessary today to preserve the potential for a quality life for future generations. By pursuing sustainability initiatives through their everyday business practices, NSSGA producer members both large and regional are challenging business norms while maintaining financial success. Many of the efforts now touted as sustainability initiatives are those that are ingrained in the aggregate industry’s current business model and are supported and promoted by NSSGA’s Sustainability Task Force. To provide further outreach to its members, a series of articles on sustainability has been prepared, with this article focusing on the perspectives of the large producer members. The Luck Stone wetlands bank has converted former agricultural fields to 80 acres of wetlands that are prized by tour groups, hunters and those seeking wetlands credits. 44 Stone, Sand & Gravel Review, March/April 2011

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Stone, Sand and Gravel Review - March/April 2011

Stone, Sand and Gravel Review - March/April 2011
Events Calendar
Legislative & Regulatory Calendar
Senate Majority Leader Welcomes NSSGA Members to His Native State
Welcome to Las Vegas!
The United States Must Have a Federal Commitment to Infrastructure
Reach Out to Your Peers With “One-to-Five”
What the Anatomy of a Legislative Success Looks Like
How Planning Ahead Will Enhance Your AGG1 Experience and Generate Your Highest ROI
Boxley Reports on the Company’s Sustainability Program – Greener. Smarter. Better.™
Pursuing Sustainable Business Initiatives From a Large Business Perspective
Learn Your New Congressional Leadership
Rip ’N Share Safety Handout
Products & Services Guide Listings
Buyers’ Guide

Stone, Sand and Gravel Review - March/April 2011