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BLR News

9/23/2010

BLR Green Team Recognized for Advocating Green Business Practices

Old Saybrook-based compliance information company receives 2010 Energy Innovation and Conservation Award for Advocacy from the Hartford Business Journal for its efforts in promoting sustainable business practices

Old Saybrook, CT, September 23, 2010—BLR®—Business & Legal Resources, the leading provider of employment, safety, and environmental compliance solutions, was recently named winner of the Hartford Business Journal Business Energy Summit’s 2010 Energy Innovation and Conservation Award for Advocacy. The Business Energy Awards were presented at the fifth annual Business Energy Summit.

The BLR Green Team was launched in February 2010 and is the first employee-driven group at the company to promote eco-awareness, implement sustainable business practices, and educate employees on conservation issues with the goal of reducing BLR’s ecological footprint and its overall costs. The group develops training materials and educational resources and information, including a blog, to share with employees, along with existing and potential customers, to encourage the implementation of green teams in the workplace.

“We are extremely pleased to have received an award for the advocacy work of the BLR Green Team. We look forward to building on the green business content and initiatives that have been put into place here at BLR, and to sharing these strategies and tools with other businesses who will benefit from adopting sustainable and cost-saving practices,” said Robert L. Brady, CEO and founder of BLR.

For more information regarding the BLR Green Team, please visit www.blrgreenteam.com, and for more information regarding BLR, please visit www.blr.com.

For media who would like to speak with a member of the BLR Green Team please contact us at 800-727-5257, ext. 2442 or via email at Media@blr.com.

About BLR®—Business & Legal Resources

BLR® is the leading provider of employment, safety, and environmental compliance solutions. BLR has been an acknowledged authority in covering state as well as federal law for over three decades, and employers know that they can count on BLR’s industry-leading compliance and training solutions to keep them out of legal trouble, avoid fines, and save money. BLR offers solutions for business owners, executives, employees, and managers of HR, compensation, safety, environmental, or training for all-sized organizations and industries. Simply put, anyone worried about how their local state agency or national DOL, OSHA, and EPA legal requirements impact their organization can benefit from BLR. For more information, please visit www.BLR.com or call 800-727-5257.