Jan
14
2008

Environmental Finance Magazine Market Survey Names ICF International Best Carbon Advisor for North America

Readership Recognizes Firm as Industry Leader for 2nd Straight Year

 

 

Fairfax, Virginia, January 14, 2008 -

For the second year in a row, ICF International (Nasdaq: ICFI) was recognized by readers of Environmental Finance Magazine—the leading international publication covering environmental markets, investment, and risk management—for its expertise on climate change mitigation. The company was awarded Best Advisor for North American greenhouse gas markets and Best Advisor Runner Up on Kyoto project credits.

Nearly 1,000 companies voted in the magazine’s 8th annual survey in which voters were asked to vote only in those categories in which they had direct experience. Assessments were based on a company’s efficiency and speed of transaction, reliability, innovation, quality of information and service provided, and influence on the market.

"ICF’s climate strategy and policy team is very pleased to be recognized for its leadership on climate change issues by this influential independent market survey,” said Craig Ebert, an ICF managing director and climate strategies expert. “ICF has an in-depth understanding of carbon markets and a global reach with seasoned local experts around the world enabling us to provide superior service, and we are grateful to our clients for providing such a strong public endorsement of our approach and expertise.”

Climate change has been a core competency of ICF since the mid-1980s. With more experience in the field of carbon management for consumer-facing companies than any other professional services firm, ICF has provided carbon strategy expertise to nearly 60 companies among the Financial Times Global 500.

The survey results are published in the December 2007-January 2008 issue of Environmental Finance Magazine.

 

 

About ICF International

ICF International (NASDAQ: ICFI) partners with government and commercial clients to deliver consulting services and technology solutions in the energy, climate change, environment, transportation, social programs, health, defense, and emergency management markets. The firm combines passion for its work with industry expertise and innovative analytics to produce compelling results throughout the entire program life cycle, from analysis and design through implementation and improvement. Since 1969, ICF has been serving government at all levels, major corporations, and multilateral institutions. More than 2,500 employees serve these clients worldwide. ICF’s Web site is www.icfi.com.

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For Immediate Release
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