RALEIGH –The N.C. Department of Environment and Natural Resources will recognize High Point's Thomas Built Buses Inc. as one of the state's 16 Environmental Stewards on Wednesday, as part of the department's Environmental Stewardship Initiative.
NCDENR Secretary Dee Freeman will recognize the company’s commitment to superior environmental performance and continuous improvement in a 10 a.m. award ceremony on Feb. 8. Freeman will join Thomas Built Buses president and CEO Kelley Platt for the ceremony, which will be held at the company’s Saf-T-Liner® C2 school bus manufacturing facility located at 1013 Callahan Street in Archdale.
DENR’s Environmental Stewardship Initiative was established in 2002. The ESI is a voluntary program designed to promote and encourage superior environmental performance and encourage business, industry, government agencies and nonprofits to develop and implement programs that use pollution prevention and other innovative approaches to meet and go beyond their regulatory requirements.
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