Bulfinch Wins 2017 Pinnacle Massachusetts ECO Award For Excellence in Sustainable Transportation

NEEDHAM, MA – April 13, 2017 - The Bulfinch Companies, Inc., a private commercial real estate investment firm, announced today that it was awarded the 2017 Pinnacle Award at the seventh annual Massachusetts Excellence in Commuter Options (ECO) Awards hosted by MassCommute, the Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT), and MassRIDES.

Bulfinch’s Pinnacle Level Award, rising from the Leadership Level in 2016, recognizes the company’s consistent dedication to encouraging alternative transportation modes that are more efficient, economical and sustainable. Such modes include: shuttle service to local MBTA stations, walking programs, guaranteed ride home programs, bike-sharing programs, EV charging stations on-site, and Zipcars.

“Offering our tenants and employees clean, sustainable and green commuting solutions are an integral part of our core corporate values,” said Jim Cronin, SVP of Operations at Bulfinch. “We are honored to be recognized by the Mass ECO awards for our continued efforts delivering alternative modes of transportation to help support and improve a healthier lifestyle within the Commonwealth.”

The Massachusetts ECO Awards were held at Fenway Park on April 12th and honored Massachusetts employers who have shown a dedication to providing comprehensive transportation options. Through efforts that offer incentivized smart, sustainable transportation options, these businesses are reducing traffic congestion, improving air quality and supporting strong local and regional economies. More than 200 Massachusetts businesses, colleges, and universities were represented at the seventh annual celebration to honor the contributions the award winners have made within the last year to help reduce traffic congestion, promote healthy lifestyles, and benefit the environment. For more information on the MA ECO Awards, visit: http://www.maecoawards.com