IHS Accepting Nominations for 2013 IHS SPECTRUM Excellence Awards


IHS Accepting Nominations for 2013 IHS SPECTRUM Excellence Awards

Industry award program welcomes entries that spotlight proven leadership in the use of information systems and best practices to achieve EHS and sustainability business goals

ENGLEWOOD, Colo.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- IHS (NYS: IHS) , the leading global source of information and analytics, announced today that it is now accepting nominations for the 2013 IHS SPECTRUM Excellence Awards. This prestigious industry award program recognizes organizations that have demonstrated leadership in the use of advanced information management systems and best practices to achieve an array of environmental, health, safety and sustainability (EHS&S) business goals.

"IHS is proud to sponsor the 2013 SPECTRUM awards in order to honor organizations that are showing how EHS&S information can be transformed into a driver for operational excellence and competitive advantage," said IHS Vice President, EHS & Sustainability Solutions Scott Lockhart. "As always, we want to thank our nominees in advance for sharing their stories so other organizations can learn from their accomplishments and develop successful strategies for Enterprise Sustainability Management."

The IHS SPECTRUM Excellence Awards will be formally presented at a gala dinner celebration on Tuesday June 11 - during the IHS EHS&S Solutions Workshop scheduled for June 11-13 in Houston, Texas. Winners will be recognized for successfully managing a host of challenges associated with environmental performance, health and safety, operational risk, product stewardship, energy and carbon, and corporate responsibility.

In addition, one IHS SPECTRUM Excellence Award winner will be singled out at the conclusion of the program as the "Best of the Best." Past honorees have included the New York Power Authority, Dow Chemical Company, Alcoa, and Duke Energy.

Established in 2006, the IHS SPECTRUM Excellence Awards have recognized dozens of organizations for their proven success at:

  • Reducing risks - assuring regulatory compliance and managing dangerous incidents;

  • Increasing efficiency - streamlining systems and processes to save time and money;

  • Creating value - strengthening reputation, branding and competitive position.

Companies from the energy, electric utility, mining and metals, aerospace, automotive and manufacturing industries - as well as government agencies, universities and public utilities - have all participated in this award program through the years. Nominees for the 2013 awards are expected to include organizations that use a variety of leading-edge IHS software products - including Comply Plus®, Essential Suite®, IMPACT ERM®, HMMSTM, Intelligent Authoring™, opsInfoTM, Stature® and more.

Official media sponsors for the 2013 IHS SPECTRUM Excellence Awards program include Environmental-Expert.com and Environmental Leader.

For information, visit www.IHS.com/SPECTRUM-Awards or contact KC Chartrand, IHS SPECTRUM Excellence Awards Chair, at kc.chartrand@ihs.com. Nominations must be received by March 31, 2013.

About IHS(www.ihs.com)

IHS (NYS: IHS) is the leading source of information, insight and analytics in critical areas that shape today's business landscape. Businesses and governments in more than 165 countries around the globe rely on the comprehensive content, expert independent analysis and flexible delivery methods of IHS to make high-impact decisions and develop strategies with speed and confidence. IHS has been in business since 1959 and became a publicly traded company on the New York Stock Exchange in 2005. Headquartered in Englewood, Colorado, USA, IHS is committed to sustainable, profitable growth and employs more than 6,000 people in 31 countries around the world.

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