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Houston, TX, United States, 2011/04/11 - Ryerson, Master and Associates becomes LRQA Americas Sustainability, a new name that reflects the company's expanding business focus.
Name change illustrates RMA's commitment to support sustainable industry practices
Ryerson, Master and Associates, Inc. (RMA), a leading provider of climate change verification and technical advisory services, has changed its name to LRQA Americas Sustainability, Inc.
The new name reflects the company’s determination to deliver a wider range of services to support sustainable business operations.
“Our view of sustainability goes beyond monitoring and reporting. We focus on the long-term viability of our clients’ businesses, helping them to reduce risk and improve performance,” says Martin Brown, President of LRQA Americas Sustainability. “This way, even in today’s challenging economic climate, we can help companies to not only mitigate the environmental impact of their operations, but also to achieve positive financial benefits from their sustainable practices.”
For over a decade, the company has worked with clients across North America to manage complex environmental issues, such as climate action planning, preparing carbon footprints and reporting greenhouse gas emissions.
It is one of the longest-standing accredited greenhouse gas verification bodies in the United States.
Since joining the Lloyd's Register Group in 2009, clients have increasingly looked to LRQA Americas Sustainability’s experience and technical expertise in the verification of greenhouse gas emissions to address a wider range of social and environmental issues, including energy efficiency, social responsibility and corporate water management, among others.
The name change also strengthens the ties between the company and the global LRQA climate change and sustainability network.
About LRQA Americas Sustainability, Inc.
LRQA Americas Sustainability, Inc. (lrqa.com) is a member of the Lloyd’s Register Group. LRQA is a leading global independent provider of Business Assurance services including certification, validation, verification and training. The Group enhances the safety of life, property and the environment by helping our clients to ensure the quality construction and operation of critical infrastructure. It comprises charities and non-charitable entities, which support the charities in their main goal.
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