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North Wind Wins EBJ Silver Award

North Wind Group is pleased to announce receiving the Silver Business Achievement Award from leading industry publication, the Environmental Business Journal (EBJ) for mid-size firms. Each year, EBJ recognizes outstanding business performance in the environmental industry with its EBJ Achievement Awards.

“We are extremely proud to be recognized among our peers in this competitive industry,” said Christopher Leichtweis President, North Wind Group. “We have a highly ambitious and dedicated team and this award is a reflection on their hard work and laser focus. The organization is realizing the advantages, benefits, and excitement of growing in a non-growth environment.  This award is for each and every employee.”

North Wind Group has experienced a tremendous growth pace specifically in the last three years. In 2016 North Wind Group grew to 820 employees strong; up from 234 employees in 2013. North Wind Group experienced game changing revenue growth comparing 2013 revenues of $58M to 2016 revenues of $152M. The company also grew geographically in 2016 to 29 offices in opening offices in Salt Lake City, UT; Phoenix, AZ; and Seattle, WA.

The complete list of the 19th Annual Business Achievement Awards can be found here:

About the CCBJ Business Achievement Awards: In October-December 2013, Climate Change Business Journal solicited nominations for the EBJ 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.)


About EBI: Founded in 1988, Environmental Business International Inc. (EBI, San Diego, Calif.) is a research, publishing and consulting company that specializes in defining emerging markets and generating strategic market intelligence for companies, investors and policymakers. EBI publishes Environmental Business Journal®, the leading provider of strategic information for the environmental industry, and Climate Change Business Journal®, which covers nine segments of the Climate Change Industry. EBI also performs contract research for the government and private sector and founded the Environmental Industry Summit, an annual three-day event for executives in the environmental industry.