ICF International (NASDAQ:ICFI), a leading provider of consulting services and technology solutions to government and commercial clients, has received a gold award from Climate Change Business Journal® (CCBJ) in the 2012 CCBJ Business Achievement Awards. ICF won the award in the category of Consulting & Engineering: Climate Risk Management & Adaptation. “ICF is honored to receive such a prestigious award from CCBJ,” said Randy Freed, senior vice president for ICF International. “We are pleased to be recognized for our work helping clients worldwide to assess and manage the risks associated with climate change and to develop strategies that mainstream climate adaptation into their ongoing programs.” In honoring ICF with its gold award, CCBJ cited the following ICF projects:
- Supporting the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) in the creation of its Climate Change Adaptation Plan and codeveloping a set of vulnerability assessment approaches for use in the design and implementation of projects in developing countries.
- Developing a set of tools to assess the potential impact of climate change on a number of new World Bank projects.
- Publishing the initial results from its work examining the climate vulnerability of transportation in Mobile, Ala., the largest U.S. federally funded adaptation project in a single metropolitan location.
- Producing guidance for state departments of transportation and metropolitan planning organizations on using and applying climate information.
- Helping cities in the United States, the Caribbean, and Peru cope with the effects of climate change.
- Creating a framework in the mining industry to address climate risk.
- Building a spatially detailed analysis of the potential economic costs of climate change on the U.S. electricity industry.
The 2012 awards will be presented at a special ceremony at the Environmental Industry Summit XI in Coronado, Calif., on March 6-8, 2013. The Environmental Industry Summit is an annual three-day executive networking and educational event hosted by EBI, Inc.About ICF International ICF International (NASDAQ:ICFI) partners with government and commercial clients to deliver professional services and technology solutions in the energy, environment, and infrastructure; health, social programs, and consumer/financial; and public safety and defense markets. The firm combines passion for its work with industry expertise and innovative analytics to produce compelling results throughout the entire program lifecycle, from research and analysis through implementation and improvement. Since 1969, ICF has been serving government at all levels, major corporations, and multilateral institutions. More than 4,500 employees serve these clients from more than 60 offices worldwide. ICF's website is http://www.icfi.com. Caution Concerning Forward-looking Statements Statements that are not historical facts and involve known and unknown risks and uncertainties are "forward-looking statements" as defined in the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Such statements may concern ICF’s current expectations about its future results, plans, operations and prospects and involve certain risks, including those related to the government contracting industry generally; ICF’s particular business, including its dependence on contracts with U.S. federal government agencies; and its ability to acquire and successfully integrate businesses. These and other factors that could cause ICF’s actual results to differ from those indicated in forward-looking statements are included in the "Risk Factors" section of ICF’s securities filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The forward-looking statements included herein are only made as of the date hereof, and ICF specifically disclaims any obligation to update these statements in the future. About the CCBJ Business Achievement Awards: In October-December 2012, Environmental Business Journal and Climate Change Business Journal solicited nominations for the EBJ/CCBJ Business Achievement Awards. Nominations were accepted in 200-word essays in either specific or unspecified categories. Final awards were determined by a committee of CCBJ staff and CCBJ editorial advisory board members. (Disclaimer: company audits were not conducted to verify information or claims submitted with nominations.)