Sekisui Chemical Company Ltd., parent company of Sekisui S-LEC America, located in Winchester, recently sponsored the ECO Competition for the 18,000 associates world-wide.
The objective of the ECO Competition was to increase awareness of the impact on the environment as individuals, as a company and as part of the community.
Associates formed teams and competed by reducing the use of energy, reduction of waste through recycling, using eco-friendly driving techniques, participating in community eco-friendly events and providing educational and awareness programs. The activities were tracked on a global tracking sheet via the computer, which scored teams based on performance.
Prizes were awarded for the teams with the most positive impact on the environment and for original activities. Sekisui S-LEC America had two teams compete. The "SSAces" consisting of Chris Sellers, David Puckett, Jessica Snelling and Steve Shelton finished 32nd and "Going Green in the Bluegrass" consisting of Mariko Deck, Michelle Stevens, Michelle Wilson, Solomon Mullins and Valerie Schul finished ninth.