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Awards

As a leading provider of real estate and facilities management services, DTZ is proud of the reputation we've built on the building blocks of quality, service, professionalism, teamwork, and innovation. We're pleased to share the recognition of peers and customers.

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UGL Services was ranked the #1 Most Recommended Corporate Real Estate Firm in the 2011 Watkins Survey

UGL Services was ranked the #1 Most Recommended Corporate Real Estate Firm in the 2011 Watkins Survey

In a 2011 commercial real estate industry survey of 53 Fortune 500 firms; 46 Financial Times Global 500 firms; 112 publically traded companies, 70 privately-held firms and nine government agencies conducted by the Watkins Research Group of Kansas City, UGL Services was identified as the #1 Tenant Representation firm in the world and a Top 5 firm globally and the most highly recommended service provider among 23 corporate real estate services firms evaluated.

Summarizing the key evaluations:

  • When deciding to hire a new service provider, UGL Services was ranked in the top quartile in all 10 selection criteria.
  • UGL Services was ranked the #1 service provider in four of the 10 selection attributes (several of these attributes are of "top" importance).
  • UGL Services achieved the greatest improvement in position on the overall Perceptual Map (2011 survey vs. 2009 survey).

UGL Services won the 2011 Diversey Sustainability Innovation Award

UGL Services won the 2011 Diversey Sustainability Innovation Award

Diversey, a leading global provider of commercial cleaning, sanitation and hygiene solutions, today awarded the company?s Sustainability Innovation Award to UGL Services North America at the eighth World Congress of the World Federation of Building Service Contractors (WFBSC). UGL Services was recognized for its commitment to green cleaning and for instilling a strong sustainability culture among its employees and customers through its UGL Services GreenClean? program

UGL Services Harvard University Account Manager, Edgar Ventura, won a 2011 Harvard Green Carpet Award

UGL Services Harvard University Account Manager, Edgar Ventura, won a 2011 Harvard Green Carpet Award

UGL Services, a division of UGL Limited (ASX: UGL), has announced that Edgar Ventura, UGL Services Account Manager at Harvard Business School, is one of the recipients of the Harvard Green Carpet Award for 2011.

UGL Unicco at the University of Miami won a 2010 Grand Award for Athletic Fields

UGL Unicco at the University of Miami won a 2010 Grand Award for Athletic Fields

The Professional Grounds Management Society (PGMS) recognized UGL Services and the University of Miami in Coral Gables, Fla. with a Grand Award in the Society's 2010 Green Star Awards competition. The award was given in the Athletic Fields category for exceptional grounds maintenance.

The Green Star Awards program brings national recognition to grounds maintained with a high degree of excellence, complementing other national landscape award programs that recognize outstanding landscape design and construction.

Texas Instruments Supplier Excellence Award

Texas Instruments Supplier Excellence Award

UGL Services has been presented with a Texas Instruments (TI) 2007 Supplier Excellence Award and was chosen for exemplary performance in the areas of Cost, Environmental Responsibility, Technology, Responsiveness, Assurance of Supply and Quality (CETRAQ).

PolyOne 2007 Logistics Supplier of the Year Award

PolyOne 2007 Logistics Supplier of the Year Award

PolyOne noted the following performance selection criteria: UGL Services met or exceeded all measurable category objectives with particular improvement in the area of inventory control; demonstrated timely, accurate responses to data or service requisitions; improved processes, and was proactive in RF technology training and implementation.

UNICCO Recognized At Massachusetts' Annual Statewide AMP Awards Ceremony.

UNICCO Recognized At Massachusetts' Annual Statewide AMP Awards Ceremony.

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts recently recognized UNICCO Service Company at its 8th Annual Statewide Affirmative Market Program (AMP) awards ceremony. UNICCO was cited for its ?Subcontractor Mentoring Program? at the State Buildings Government Complex in Boston.

Lt. Governor Timothy P. Murray, Leslie A. Kirwan, Secretary for Administration and Finance, and Ellen Bickelman, State Purchasing Agent attended the event.

The award recognized UNICCO as a Prime Contractor that has exhibited the highest commitment to AMP partnerships in public procurement in the area of Subcontracting for Fiscal Year 2007.

UNICCO representatives at the event included John Correia, Vice President New England Operations, Rob Ryan, Director of Operations and Jose Bueso, Sr. Account Manager for the Bureau of State Office Buildings.

UNICCO subcontractor owners Ernest Washington and Lisa Guscott from Long Bay Services/Vanguard General Services were also recognized.

Monsi Quinones, Massachusetts AMP, Executive Director, organized the event.

UNICCO GreenClean Receives PR News Corporate Social Responsibility Award

UNICCO GreenClean Receives PR News Corporate Social Responsibility Award

UNICCO GreenClean®, UNICCO® Service Company’s green facilities initiative, is the recipient of the 2007 PR News Corporate Social Responsibility Award for Environmental Communications.

The Frost & Sullivan award for Excellence in Industrial Technologies

The Frost & Sullivan Integrated Facility Management Services Customer Service Innovation of the Year Award

The Frost & Sullivan award is given to companies who have identified emerging trends before they have become the standard in the marketplace.

Frost & Sullivan Integrated Facility Management Services Customer Value Enhancement

Frost & Sullivan Integrated Facility Management Services Customer Value Enhancement (CVE) Award

The CVE Award presented to UNICCO for demonstrating exemplary management and establishing that the only long-term strategy for improving profitability and market position is to maximize customer benefits per penny spent.

The Ashkin Green Cleaning Champion Award

The Ashkin Green Cleaning Champion Award

The award is given to companies that support The Ashkin Group's mission of creating healthier, more productive indoor environments with lower burdens on natural systems, while creating sustainable value.

Productivity Award Winner

Productivity Award Winner

GE Capital Fleet Services has recognized UNICCO Service Company as one of ten companies nationally that have demonstrated outstanding Best Practices in achieving fleet management productivity and proving how solid fleet management decisions will positively impact the bottom line.

President's Award

President's Award

SRAPPA, Inc.

The 2002 President's Award for the Southern Region of APPA (SRAPPA), The Association of Higher Education Facilities Officers, has been awarded to UNICCO for "outstanding service as a business partner." UNICCO was recognized for its sponsorship efforts of Historical Black Colleges and Universities and the training and professional development work the company has done on a national level with APPA International.

TOBY Building of The Year Awards

TOBY Building of the Year Awards

The TOBY award is given to local, regional and national commercial properties by the Building Owners and Managers Association (BOMA). It recognizes excellence in property management, tenant services, customer service, facility services, energy management and other superior performance measures in our industry. UNICCO is proud to have been a service partner for numerous national properties that have achieved this recognition. Included are: Park Place, Turtle Creek, Dallas, TX; The AARP Headquarters, Washington, D.C.; South Station Transportation Center, Five Hundred Boylston Street and Rowes Wharf Office, Boston, MA.

In December 2001, the Boston Chapter of BOMA named UNICCO inaugural winner of its "Affiliate of the Year" award.

Pinnacle Award

Pinnacle Award

BOMA has also presented UNICCO its Pinnacle Award for exceptional services in start up activities at the Vancouver Center for Performing Arts.

Best Maintenance Org. Award

Best Maintenance Organization Award

UNICCO Service Company has been named "Best Maintenance Organization" by Maintenance Technology Magazine for several consecutive years.

Executive Letters of Commendation

Executive Letters of Commendation

UNICCO has received Letters of Commendation from Presidents George H.W. Bush and William Clinton for Outstanding Facility Support Services, Classified Activities, Presidential Support Facilities. UNICCO has also received a similar Letter of Commendation from the Comptroller General of the United States for Outstanding Facilities Support Services.

Contract Performance Awards

Facilities Management Contract Performance Bonus Awards

UNICCO has received numerous bonus awards based upon outstanding performance of facilities services. One example is the Thomas P. O'Neill, Jr. Federal Building in Boston, MA.

Supplier Certification

Supplier Certification

The Foxboro Company's 'Supplier Alliance Process' awarded UNICCO the status of a Level II Certified Supplier based on sustained performance conformance to requirements, demonstrated commitment and continuous improvement.

Vendor of the Year

Vendor of the Year

Awarded by AT&T for economical and innovative operating methods and the establishment of minority participation.

USA Quality Cup Award

USA Quality Cup Award

Awarded by USA Today as finalist for UNICCO's Bridgestone/Firestone operations in Oklahoma City, OK.

Safety Awards

Safety Awards

UNICCO's commitment to safety is validated through being the recipient of numerous safety awards.

The UNICCO team at the Cargill Blair campus performs many safety inspections. Upon achieving 100% participation in seat belt compliance, UNICCO was enrolled and awarded the Gold Standard Honor Roll Award of the Nebraska Safety Belt Honor Roll.

UNICCO has received numerous safety awards for its facilities work at Dow Chemical Company Texas operations, including Dow awards for Contractor Safety Recognition and Safety Team 2005, The Houston Business Roundtable Certificate of Recognition and Associate Builders and Contractors, Inc. Safety Excellence.

Liberty Mutual Insurance Company has awarded UNICCO Service Company with its Gold Award Safety Commendation, making UNICCO one of only 16 companies nationwide to receive Liberty Mutual's highest award for safety. The award is captured on the basis of four criteria including a minimum of 2 million total hours worked, number of employee fatalities or permanent total injuries, loss ratio on insurance cases and rate of employee injury and illness compared to industry average.

Geon, a division of PolyOne, has recognized UNICCO three times for its exceptional record of no recordable injuries for warehousing operations at eight sites.

UNICCO® Service Company has received The Occupational Safety Merit Award and the President's Letter of Achievement Award from the North Dakota Safety Council for outstanding safety achievements. The unusual two-category award to recognize UNICCO's performance at the Cargill corn wet milling plant in Wahpeton, ND "attests to company management and employees' commitment to safety, their level of training and their job skills."

  • UNICCO Facility Services Canada Company has received a certificate of recognition from the Industrial Accident Prevention Association (IAPA).
  • Nebraska National Safety Council's Gold Award for safety performance 2003
  • Nebraska National Safety Council's Silver Award for safety performance 2005
  • Nebraska National Safety Council's Silver Award for safety performance 2004
  • Nebraska National Safety Council's Award of Merit for safety performance 2001
  • North Carolina National Safety Council Award of Merit for working 250,000 hours without a recordable incident.
  • Recognized at large site for having worked over 400,000 hours without a recordable incident.
  • Two sites have been recognized for having driven over 3 million miles each without a vehicle incident.
  • OSHA VPP STAR at two different sites in South Carolina and North Carolina
  • OSHA VPP STAR at site in Nebraska
  • OSHA VPP STAR in San Antonio, TX (December 2004)
  • OSHA VPP STAR status and ISO 14001 (Environmental) in East Greenville, PA

Recycling Awards

Recycling Awards

BOMA, in conjunction with the Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection and WasteCap of Massachusetts, Inc., conducts an annual "Race-to-Recycle" contest. UNICCO Service Company has been recognized for several consecutive years as the leading custodial service provider whose buildings won several awards for exceeding recycling objectives. This year UNICCO was recognized with First Place Awards for the highest recycling rates in the Large Business and Federal and State Building categories.

Plant Emergency Operations

Plant Emergency Operations

Consolidated Diesel has recognized UNICCO for excellence in its Emergency Response Services Program (including fire brigade, medical, hazardous materials, gasoline, etc.) for four consecutive years at its Whitakers, NC plant.

Director's Challenge

Director's Challenge For Outstanding Accomplishment

Bridgestone/Firestone's Corporate Offices recognized UNICCO for exceptional reduction of equipment downtime at the company's Wilson, NC facility.

Minority & Mentoring Program

Minority and Mentoring Programs

The Chicago Conference of Minority Owned Businesses recognized UNICCO for partnering with women-owned firms in contracts received from the Chicago Board of Education.

The Small Business Administration has twice recognized UNICCO's effectiveness in mentoring programs implemented at Newark Airport and in eleven northwest states where the remoteness of some properties required the establishment of Native American-owned businesses.

Triple Diamond Award

Triple Diamond Award

SportsTurf Magazine awarded Mark Light Stadium at the University of Miami the "Triple Diamond Award" for the top collegiate baseball diamond in the country. UNICCO maintains the field for the University.


"Quest For Gold"

National Semiconductor "Quest For Gold" Winner

National Semiconductor Corporation awarded UNICCO Service Company it's "Quest for Gold" award the first year the company expanded its corporate program to allow individual facilities to recognize local suppliers for price, performance and quality of service. UNICCO provides clean room operations and maintenance services for the company's three-year-old South Portland, ME facility, one of the most technologically advanced semiconductor manufacturing plants in the world.

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