Redlands, California, July 24, 2015 — Esri presented 187 organizations worldwide with Special Achievement in GIS (SAG) Awards at the Esri User Conference (Esri UC) in San Diego, California. The SAG Awards highlight users that have shown vision, leadership, hard work, and innovation in their use of Esri's geographic information system (GIS) technology.
Nominations for the SAG Award are submitted from thousands of organizations worldwide then personally reviewed and selected by Esri president, Jack Dangermond.
"The people and organizations honored today demonstrate the true power that geospatial technology holds when put in the hands of innovators like themselves," Dangermond said. "At Esri, we are humbled and inspired by the passion of our users for applying geography to solve problems and make the world a better place."
Award recipients represent organizations that span industries including environmental management, education, government, health and human services, natural resources, telecommunications, transportation, and utilities, as well as nonprofit agencies.
For more information about the 2015 SAG Award winners, including project information and photos, visit esri.com/sag.