Our Sponsors

The Challenge is made possible by support from our generous sponsors, each of whom demonstrates an outstanding commitment to fostering sustainability and the well-being of our community. Companies are perfect Challenge sponsors through leadership that builds momentum and scale to benefit human health, the environment and the economy. Learn about sponsorship opportunities.


Office Depot Platinum Sponsor

Office Depot is the Founding Funder & Platinum Sponsor of the Chicago Green Office Challenge. Office Depot's global environmental strategy can be summed up in a simple commitment to buy greener, be greener and sell greener. Effective execution of this strategy is measured in an Environmental Dashboard that shows improvement on nearly every metric since 2006. That's why Newsweek Magazine ranked Office Depot America's #1 greenest large retailer in 2010, 2011 and 2012.

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ComEd Gold Sponsor

ComEd is committed to reducing greenhouse gas emissions by delivering information, services, and products to its customers to increase energy efficiency. Since its launch in 2008, ComEd's Smart Ideas Energy Efficiency Program has helped customers save over $700 million on their electric bills, representing energy savings equivalent to powering nearly 700,000 homes for one year. ComEd recently received the ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year–Sustained Excellence Award from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency for its ongoing efforts to help customers use energy more efficiently.

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BMO Harris Bank Silver Sponsor

BMO Harris Bank is committed to the principals of sustainable development and environmental stewardship, in particular, to the belief that the quality of our lives improves when economic growth is achieved while respecting the environment. Our goal is to be one of the leading financial institutions in the area of Environmental Sustainability, specifically in the area of understanding and addressing the environmental impacts of our own operational footprint. We are committed to minimizing the impact of our operations on the environment and to demonstrating leadership by integrating environmental considerations into our wider business practices. BMO Harris Bank as part of BMO Financial Group has been Carbon Neutral since August 2010. Based in Chicago, BMO Harris Bank N.A. provides a broad range of personal banking products and solutions through over 600 branches and approximately 1,300 ATMs in 9 states.

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