Today, the Business Intelligence Group named Itron and Discovery Education, the global leader in standards-aligned digital curriculum resources, engaging content, and professional learning for K-12 classrooms, winners of the Sustainability Service of the Year project for Conservation Station: Creating a More Resourceful World. The 2019 Sustainability Awards program honors those people, teams and organizations who have made sustainability an integral part of their business practice or overall mission.

“Itron is committed to inspiring future generations to help create a more resourceful world and we are delighted to be awarded ‘Sustainability Service of the Year’ recognition for our collaboration with Discovery Education,” said Marina Donovan, vice president of global marketing and public affairs at Itron. “We are thankful to the Business Intelligence Group for this esteemed recognition. By engaging young people in learning pathways that help them ideate solutions for the most pressing resource challenges of our time, we are driving a real shift for the future of sustainability.”

Conservation Station: Creating a More Resourceful World aims to encourage a national dialogue on the importance of students’ understanding of current and future energy needs, resource utilization and conservation. The program material dives into the relationship between energy and water, and how innovative technologies are working to conserve both resources through the core pillars of resourcefulness: effectiveness, efficiency and sustainability.

“Discovery Education is proud to partner with forward-thinking organizations like Itron,” said Lori McFarling, senior vice president and chief marketing officer at Discovery Education. “What makes earning this award special is that it underscores our shared vision to best prepare young people to build a better tomorrow, and conserving natural resources through sustainable energy practices is critical in furthering this mission. Thank you to the Business Intelligence Group for this recognition.”

Maria Jimenez, Chief Nominations Officer, Business Intelligence Group continued, “we are proud to reward and recognize Itron and Discovery Education for their sustainability efforts. It was clear to our judges that their vision and strategy will continue to deliver results toward a cleaner, more sustainable world. Congratulations!”

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