STAMFORD, Conn. (Nov. 5, 2015) — Keep America Beautiful, the nation’s leading nonprofit that envisions a country that is a clean, green and beautiful place to live, honored Caterpillar Inc. (NYSE: CAT) and its Chairman and CEO, Doug Oberhelman, with the 2015 Vision for America Award on Wednesday, Nov. 4, in New York City.
“Keep America Beautiful and Caterpillar share a vision of a country—and a world—in which people’s basic needs are fulfilled in an environmentally sustainable way,” said Jennifer M. Jehn, president & CEO, Keep America Beautiful. “Keep America Beautiful commends Caterpillar for its corporate commitment to sustainability and its significant progress toward its aggressive sustainability goals. Sustainability is firmly embedded as a core value at Caterpillar.”
Oberhelman attended the annual award dinner to personally accept the Vision for America Award. In addition, Caterpillar hosted a national summit focused on natural infrastructure restoration as a precursor to the Vision for America Award Dinner.