Long Beach, Calif.-based Earth Tech Inc.-- provider of
consulting, engineering and construction services -- received the Frances
Perkins Vanguard Award for excellence in the utilization of women-owned small
businesses as prime contractors and subcontractors.
Presented to the company at the recent Small Business
Administration Expo in Washington,
D.C., during National Small
Business Week, Earth Tech won the award for its exemplary utilization of
women-owned small businesses in the work it performs under various contracts
for the US Federal government.
Nominations were judged with respect to increasing participation of
women-owned small businesses in the Federal marketplace. The criteria used in
judging, included leadership, advocacy, innovation and implementation.
All the winners of awards were also invited to the White
House to hear “The President’s Remarks on National Small Business Week.”