Environmental Business Journal Awards ‘Parcel Platform’ Business Achievement Award
MILFORD, Conn., Feb. 13, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — Environmental Business Journal has awarded the PARCEL Platform with a 2011 Business Achievement Award. Owned and operated by Environmental Data Resources Inc. (EDR), the leader in property-specific environmental information and risk management solutions, PARCEL helps environmental consultants and other property due diligence professionals write, review, assemble and deliver Phase I environmental site assessments, property condition assessments and other types of due diligence reports. The PARCEL Platform received the award in the Information Technology category in recognition of extensive growth and widespread industry adoption in 2011.
“EDR’s PARCEL Platform is a powerful online report mechanism for authoring, managing, reviewing and delivering environmental site assessments (ESAs) and property condition assessments (PCAs),” said Robin Cook, Chief Operating Officer at EMG, who recently became the first due diligence company to surpass 10,000 reports delivered to clients through PARCEL. “EMG uses this platform to deliver real estate intelligence services on which owners and lenders rely on us to make critical investment and planning decisions in a consistent and quality manner.”
“With this award, we’re extremely pleased that a leading industry publication such as Environmental Business Journal has acknowledged EDR’s success with PARCEL,” says James B. Stanton, EDR’s executive vice president of products. “More than 7,000 professionals at over 3,000 companies are using PARCEL in such diverse industries as telecommunications, financial services and healthcare, establishing PARCEL as the standard in environmental due diligence.” Over 220,000 reports have been prepared using PARCEL, further highlighting the Web-based platform’s versatility, effectiveness and widespread adoption.
Environmental Business Journal recognizes outstanding business performance in the environmental industry each year with its EBJ Business Achievement Awards. This year’s awards ceremony will take place at the Environmental Industry Summit on March 14, 2012 at the Hotel del Coronado in San Diego.
Environmental Data Resources (EDR) is the industry leader in property-specific environmental information and risk management solutions. For more than 20 years, EDR has been building and updating the world’s most comprehensive database of environmental records and land use information from thousands of federal, state, tribal, local and private sources. Called NEDIS(TM) (the National Environmental Data Information System), this database has more than 3.1 billion records and proprietary data sets — including the treasured historic Sanborn Maps — that are blended into one comprehensive interface. EDR sets the standard for providing the tools, technology, information and professional staff to serve environmental consultants, lenders, corporations, insurers, real estate investors and consumers across the country. Founded in 1990 and based in Milford, Conn., EDR has regional offices located throughout the U.S. The company is wholly owned by DMG Information Inc., the business information division of Daily Mail and General Trust, plc (DMGT). For more information about EDR, please visit www.edrnet.com.
SOURCE Environmental Data Resources