Two PA Consulting projects recognized by Fast Company’s 2022 World Changing Ideas Awards
NEW YORK, June 21, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — PA Consulting (PA), the consultancy that brings ingenuity to life, is proud to announce that two client projects have been featured in Fast Company’s 2022 World Changing Ideas Awards.
Green Boom, a startup that has developed a sustainable, patent-pending way to help prevent, reduce and clean up oil spills, was named a finalist in the Nature category and received an honorable mention in the On the Rise. Green Boom’s 100% biodegradable solution uses treated, tear-resistant fabric pillows and tubes of varying lengths and sizes filled with natural fiber biomass to repel water and quickly absorb oil from spills. The product can also be cleaned and reused. PA used data analytics, business intelligence and go-to-market expertise to elevate Green Boom’s go-to-market and growth strategy, creating a focused sales strategy and path to success .
A collaboration to rethink plastic waste for the Cambridge University NHS Hospitals and Mid and South Essex Foundation Trust on behalf of the East of England Regional Sustainability Network was included as an Honorable Mention in the Health category. The NHS in England aspires to be the world’s first national net-zero health service, but needed more information about what types of waste cause the most damage and where they go. PA worked in partnership with the NHS Cambridge University Hospitals, Axion, The Alliance to End Plastic Waste and Renolit to develop a roadmap for the NHS to rethink product design, adopt innovative waste management technologies and create a roadmap to put policies into effect. practice. Along the way, it was calculated that the annual waste of 16,500 tonnes of plastic could be avoided, which, extrapolated nationally, means that 85,000 tonnes of material would be recycled, reducing emissions of CO2 up to 235,000 tons per year. And better yet, through stimulus packages, it could unlock a surplus of £40million a year from new revenue streams, excluding the cost of making them.
Animated SethUS Digital Lead at PA Consulting, said: “Congratulations to the Green Boom team on this incredible honor. We are thrilled to have worked with this unique start-up to help bring this revolutionary solution to market and ensure the company’s success. tankers resulted in 10,000 tons of oil contaminating the environment in 2021 alone. Hopefully, if future oil spills occur, US and European leaders will use Green Boom’s innovation to limit damage and protect oil prices. damage water and fragile ecosystems.
Mark Lancelott, sustainability expert at PA Consulting, said: “PA Consulting is extremely proud of its work with the Cambridge University NHS Hospitals and Mid and South Essex Foundation Trust and are honored to be on Fast Company’s World Changing Ideas list. This collaboration to rethink plastic waste and reduce carbon emissions is an essential first step on the road to net zero, and we are delighted that the program has received an honorable mention. More hospitals need to take action to embrace the circular economy and begin their journey to net zero, we look forward to helping them achieve their goals.”
David Lidskyacting editor of Fast Company, said: “We are constantly inspired by the novelty and creativity that people apply to solve some of our society’s most pressing issues, from housing to the climate crisis. Fast Company relishes its role in amplifying important and innovative work to tackle big challenges. Our journalists have identified some of the most ingenious initiatives to launch since the start of 2021, which we hope will both have a significant impact and inspire others to join us in making part of the solution.”
Now in its sixth year, the World Changing Ideas Awards features 39 winners, 350 finalists and more than 600 honorable mentions, with climate, social justice, AI and data among the most popular categories. A panel of eminent fast company editors and reporters selected winners and runners-up from more than 2,997 entries in transportation, education, food, politics, technology, health, social justice, etc Additionally, several new categories have been added this year, including climate, nature, water, and workplace. The 2022 awards feature nominations from around the world, from Switzerland to hong kong at Australia.
To see the full list of World Changing Ideas, go to: https://www.fastcompany.com/world-changing-ideas/list
About the World Changing Ideas Awards
Ideas that change the world are one of the fast companyand focuses on social good, seeking to elevate end products and brave concepts that make the world a better place. A panel of judges from all sectors select winners, runners-up and honorable mentions based on feasibility and potential for impact. In an effort to reward ingenuity and foster innovation, fast company draws attention to ideas with high potential and helps them expand their reach to inspire more people to start working on solving the problems that affect us all.
About PA Consulting
We believe in the power of ingenuity to build a positive human future. As strategy, technology and innovation collide, we create opportunity from complexity. Our diverse teams of experts combine innovative thinking and groundbreaking use of technology to progress further, faster. Our clients are adapting and transforming, and together we are achieving lasting results. Consulting firm in innovation and transformation, we are more than 4000 specialists in the fields of consumer and industrial, defense and security, energy and utilities, financial services, government services and public, health and life sciences and transportation. Our collaborators are strategists, innovators, designers, consultants, digital experts, scientists, engineers and technologists. We operate globally from offices in the UK, USA, Netherlands and Nordic. Find out more at paconsulting.com and connect with PA on LinkedIn and Twitter. PENNSYLVANIA. Bringing ingenuity to life.
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