Leaders from IBM, Google, White House among nominees promoting convergence of IT with energy, buildings and transportation
Submitted by GreenBiz
The VERGE 25 awards recognize the visionary leaders from business, government, nonprofit and academic organizations making significant advancements toward the VERGE mission: the convergence of systems and technologies around energy, buildings and transportation.
GreenBiz Group selected finalists across the nine VERGE tracks. GreenBiz readers and editors will vote for winners in each category, as well as people’s choice and editors’ choice honorees. The VERGE 25 list will be revealed during VERGE @ Greenbuild, November 12-13, 2012, in San Francisco.
“The VERGE 25 nominees are championing a society where radical efficiency is more than an idea – it’s a fundamental pillar of operations,” said GreenBiz Group CEO Eric Faurot. “We invite our readers to help the final list take shape and look forward to honoring our winners for their work in shaping the sustainable communities of tomorrow.”
Categories and nominees include:
To vote for the VERGE 25 awards and learn more about the VERGE event series, visit http://www.greenbiz.com/slideshow/2012/10/22/verge-25-nominations
VERGE describes the convergence of systems and technologies around energy, buildings and transportation, and how data and IT create new platforms that enable radical efficiencies, breakthrough business models, and innovative products and services. Since 2011, GreenBiz Group has been holding VERGE events around the world — in China, Europe, South America, and North America.
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