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NHADAMay 13, 20241 min read

NHADA’s Pat Austin Nationally Recognized as Environmental Leader

In recognition of his exemplary contributions in the field of environmental protection and sustainability, Pat Austin, NHADA Senior Loss Prevention Consultant has been named a recipient of a Business Assistance Provider Environmental Leadership Award. The award, given by the National Small Business Environmental Assistance Program, aims at honoring those who show outstanding leadership and innovation in helping small businesses not only comply with environmental regulations but also adopt practices that exceed basic compliance requirements.

The award focuses on several key areas:

  1. Innovation in Environmental Solutions: Highlighting novel methods or technologies that assist small businesses in reducing their environmental footprint.
  2. Education and Training: Recognizing efforts in educating small business owners about environmental laws and best practices and training them to implement sustainable business practices effectively.
  3. Outreach and Engagement: Acknowledging the facilitation of dialogue between small businesses, environmental agencies, and the community, fostering a collaborative approach to environmental challenges.
  4. Impact: Measuring the tangible environmental benefits achieved through the assistance provided, such as reductions in emissions, waste, or resource usage.

Recipients of this award are typically individuals, teams, or organizations that serve as role models in the environmental assistance community, demonstrating how business assistance providers can effectively contribute to both economic and environmental goals.

To congratulate Pat, or find out the innovative solutions NHADA can provide in the area of environmental compliance, you may contact him at