In March 2013, the Bureau of Development Services achieved Gold status in the Sustainability at Work certification program sponsored by Bureau of Planning and Sustainability (BPS). This is the highest of three levels offered by this program, which recognizes the positive impact of sustainable business practices on our environment and our community. View more information about this program.
This milestone accomplishment recognizes the successful efforts that the BDS Green Team makes to lead the bureau in taking advantage of opportunities to make its operations more environmentally sensitive.
On Wednesday, May 8, 2013 the BPS Director, Susan Anderson presented the Sustainability at Work award to BDS Director, Paul Scarlett. Paul is "proud of the Green Team's efforts and the bureau's success in improving sustainability at work".