Bulfinch Wins 2015 Leadership MA ECO Award For Providing Sustainable Commuter Options To Tenants

NEEDHAM, MA.- March 30, 2015 - The Bulfinch Companies, Inc., a private
 commercial real estate investment firm, announced today that it was awarded the 2015 Leadership Level Award at the fifth annual Massachusetts Excellence in Commuter Options (ECO) Awards hosted by MassCommute, the Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT), and MassRIDES.

Bulfinch proudly received a Leadership Level Award, rising a level from the 2014 Pacesetter award, which recognizes the company’s dedication to encouraging alternative transportation modes that are more efficient, economical and sustainable. Such modes include shuttle service to local MBTA stations, guaranteed ride home programs, bike-sharing programs, electric car charging stations, zipcars, quarterly tenant communications, and educational commuter events. Bulfinch also collaborates with the Route 128 Business Council enabling many of these sustainable solutions to be implemented throughout the Bulfinch portfolio, as well as excellent commuter transportation tools and resources for employees.

“We are honored to have received the Leadership ECO Award this year and to have been recognized for our efforts in delivering sustainable commuting solutions to our employees and tenants.” said Jim Cronin, Director of Operations at Bulfinch. “We recognize that any actions taken, whether big or small, in regards to alternative commuting options can go a long way in making a positive impact on the environment, and we encourage our team and tenants to continue to take part.”

Held at Fenway Park on March 26th, the MA ECO Awards program honored Massachusetts employers and their efforts to reduce congestion and greenhouse gas emissions by encouraging employees to utilize alternative transportation options. More than 150 Massachusetts business leaders arrived at the iconic ball field to celebrate the exemplary contributions the award winners have made within the last year to help reduce traffic congestion, promote healthy lifestyles, and benefit the environment.