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Skanska Named Recipient of Advancing Women in Nashville’s Advancing Change Award

Skanska Named Recipient of Advancing Women in Nashville’s Advancing Change Award

Skanska’s Green Sticker Initiative, which empowers discussion surrounding mental health, was recognized at this year’s award ceremony  

NASHVILLE, TNSkanska, one of the world’s largest construction and development companies, was recently recognized by Advancing Women in Nashville (AWIN) with the organization’s first-ever Advancing Innovation Awards. The award recognized Skanska’s Green Sticker Initiative  

“Our team is honored to be the recipient of AWIN’s Advancing Innovation Awards,” said Anthony Foster, EHS Director at Skanska. “As a team, we understand the importance of shining a light on mental health and helping our team prioritize this. I am proud of the work we do and the creation of our Green Sticker Initiative.” 

AWIN’s first-ever Advancing Innovation Awards, recognizes member organizations who are changing the workplace and community for the better. Inspired by its members, AWIN created this program to share positive change and its ripple effect across memberships, which includes 40 of the strongest, most innovative organizations in the region. 

Skanska recognizes the importance of keeping its team safe on and off the job site, breaking the stigma of disusing mental health being a top priority. The company created its Green Sticker Initiative, which focuses on mental health first aid to its employees. The sticker is a sign to feel comfortable, and welcome in opening to others.  

Other award recipients that were recognized include: Advancing Leaders: AllianceBernstein’s ReInvest Returnship Program and Advancing Community: Dell Technologies’ 2023 Community Impact Initiative.  

For more information on the Green Sticker Initiative, please visit Skanska’s website: 

About Skanska 

Skanska uses knowledge & foresight to shape the way people live, work, and connect. More than 135 years in the making, we’re one of the world’s largest development and construction companies. We operate in select markets throughout the Nordics, Europe and the United States. Skanska in the U.S. is headquartered in New York City with 30 offices around the country. In 2021, construction in the U.S. generated $6.4 billion in revenue, and as a developer in the U.S., Skanska has invested a total of $3 billion in commercial and multi-family projects. Together with our customers and the collective expertise of our 7,300+ teammates in the U.S. and 30,000+ globally, we create innovative and sustainable solutions that support healthy living beyond our lifetime.