YRC Worldwide Inc. amnnounced that its chief sustainability officer, Mike Kelley, is a recipient of one of the inaugural U.S. Environmental Protection Agency SmartWay Champion Awards. YRC Worldwide is a charter partner of the program and a past recipient of the SmartWay Excellence Award.
The SmartWay Champion Award recognizes individuals and teams whose leadership, expertise, innovation and outreach have led to sustained support of the program. Kelley was one of six individuals recognized by SmartWay along with six teams. The awards were presented at the Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals Annual Global Conference in Philadelphia on Wednesday, Oct. 4.
“We are proud SmartWay partners, and the program is a total team effort at YRC Worldwide,” Kelley says. “This is a great honor for the YRC Worldwide team members who have invested their time and talent in the SmartWay program. SmartWay has created a program with a proven track record of emissions reduction that is a shining example of a highly effective government-industry partnership. The EPA’s SmartWay team is made up of dedicated and exemplary public servants.”