Commended for Our Commitment to the Environment
While we're happy to have been recognized for our contributions to a healthier environment, we continue to search for more ways and better ways to make a positive difference.
City of Chicago's Environmental Excellence Award 2005 - We were honored for our environmental leadership and ongoing partnership with the Chicago Park District to restore and preserve Chicago's natural areas and to provide community-based environmental education programs.
Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Silver Certification by the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) 2005 - The North Exelon Pavilions in Millennium Park have received the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Silver Certification by the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) for their energy efficient features and sustainable design. The North Pavilions on Randolph Street house the Millennium Park Welcome Center, which includes Exelon-sponsored energy exhibits and the Chicago Shop at Millennium Park. Along with Exelon, ComEd provided funding of $5.5 million for the Pavilions. The solar-powered buildings are a result of Exelon's joint efforts with the City of Chicago to support sustainable design and renewable energy while furthering educational and social awareness of "green" architecture in Chicago.
National Arbor Day Foundation® Tree Line USA Award 1999 through 2011 - This award was given to ComEd for our environmentally responsible tree care, worker training, tree planting, and public education programs.
Solar Electric Power Association's Business Achievement Award 2004 - Awarded to ComEd for public awareness and industry leadership for an outstanding level of investment in and completion of solar projects.
Illinois Governor's Pollution Prevention Continuous Improvement Award 2004 - Awarded for our efforts to educate students about the crucial role that renewable energy will play in their lives.