NEW HAVEN, Conn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--
The Green Parking Council (GPC) recently announced that it has awarded
the 2013 Pioneer Award for Sustainability to Mark Muglich, President of
ABM Parking Services (formerly Ampco System Parking).
"We applaud and recognize Mark for his commitment to GPC as a founding
partner as we strive to transform the face of the parking industry,"
explained the GPC's Executive Director, Paul Wessel. "Mark's
accomplishments serve as a role model for deploying sustainable
initiatives and sound corporate citizenship within the parking industry."
The Green Parking Council (GPC) 2013 Pioneer Award for Sustainability
honors leaders of the parking industry's transition to an
environmentally-conscious business model.
GPC Sustainability Pioneers are distinguished by a commitment to
sustainability that transcends the walls of their organization and
contributes to industry-wide transformation. These "agents of change" in
the pursuit of parking, planet and profit are leveraging innovative
business practices, accelerating the adoption of high-performance
technologies and embracing open-source collaboration.
"I'd like to thank the Green Parking Council for this tremendous
recognition," said Muglich. "Serving as a responsible corporate citizen
is a key component of ABM's core philosophy as an organization, and
we're proud to do our part to ensure a sustainable future for ABM's
stakeholders and the community at large."
Mark Muglich and other Sustainability Pioneers have contributed to the
successful development and launch of Green Garage Certification, the
world's first sustainability rating system specifically designed for
ABM Parking Services recently introduced technological
upgrades to enhance the ABM parking experience with an eye on
sustainability, including a customized mobile app for smartphones and
tablets, along with a new client website for ease of service across all
2,000 ABM-operated parking locations in the United States. Additionally,
ABM has taken a leadership position in Electric Vehicle (EV) Charging
Station installation and maintenance for parking facilities across the
country, and the Company continues to perform lighting and controls
retrofits in parking structures that dramatically reduce energy
consumption, improve lighting quality and safety, and reduce maintenance
ABM's commitment to sustainability is reflected across its numerous
service lines at thousands of client locations as well as inside the
Company. ABM's GreenCare® program has surpassed 360 million square feet
of building space serviced, and the Company recently issued its third Corporate
Sustainability Report, detailing information on its sustainability
practices based on the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI), the world's
most widely used framework for sustainability reporting.
ABM) is a leading provider of facility solutions with revenues
exceeding $4 billion and 100,000 employees in over 350 offices deployed
throughout the United States and various international locations. ABM's
comprehensive capabilities include facilities engineering, commercial
cleaning, energy solutions, HVAC, electrical, landscaping, parking and
security, provided through stand-alone or integrated solutions. ABM
provides custom facility solutions in urban, suburban and rural areas to
properties of all sizes — from schools and hospitals to the largest and
most complex facilities, such as manufacturing plants and major
airports. ABM Industries Incorporated, which operates through its
subsidiaries, was founded in 1909. For more information, visit www.abm.com.
About Green Parking Council
The Green Parking Council (GPC) is a nonprofit organization affiliate of
the International Parking Institute providing leadership and oversight
for the green conversion of parking facilities to sustainable,
environmentally responsible assets. GPC expands green parking practices
and environmental services through its Certified Green Garage rating
system. GPC encourages new, alternative parking practices and
exceptional industry transformation through creative thought and
For more information, please visit www.greenparkingcouncil.org.
With ABM, media may contact Chas Strong at 770.953.5072 or Chas.Strong@abm.com;
Investors & Analysts may contact David Farwell at 212.297.9792 or David.Farwell@abm.com.
Green Parking Council
Dennis Safford, 860-527-2378
Source: ABM Industries
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