BNSF recognizes customers for significant achievement in sustainability

Aug 31, 2022

Fort Worth, Texas, Aug. 31, 2022 – BNSF Railway Company (BNSF) is honoring six customers with its inaugural BNSF Sustainability Awards for success in making their operations more sustainable. The BNSF Sustainability Awards are being presented annually to companies that are challenging the status quo when it comes to implementing sustainable practices in their respective industries. Award recipients are recognized for significant achievement in one of several categories, including: Investments in Circular Economy Infrastructure, Supply Chain Efficiencies and Sustainable Technology Implementation. For full descriptions of the award recipients’ achievements, visit BNSF Sustainability Awards.

“At BNSF, we continue to partner with forward-thinking companies and organizations who recognize that sustainable supply chain solutions benefit all stakeholders involved,” said John Lovenburg, vice president, Environment and Sustainability. “The winners of the BNSF Sustainability Award are helping us build green supply chains that increase efficiencies and reduce emissions, positively impacting the environment and the communities we serve.”

Winners of BNSF’s 2022 Sustainability Awards:

  • U. S. Steel’s Big River Steel
  • Chevron Phillips Chemical
  • Ford Motor Company
  • Global Clean Energy
  • J.B. Hunt
  • Marathon Petroleum Corporation

When it comes to sustainability, the advantages of rail are clear. At BNSF, we are doing more than just helping to reduce our customers’ carbon emissions. We are also leading the way when it comes to sustainability. Find out more by visiting Orange is the new Green.

About BNSF Railway

BNSF Railway is one of North America’s leading freight transportation companies. BNSF operates approximately 32,500 route miles of track in 28 states and also operates in three Canadian provinces. BNSF is one of the top transporters of consumer goods, grain and agricultural products, low-sulfur coal, and industrial goods such as petroleum, chemicals, housing materials, food and beverages. BNSF’s shipments help feed, clothe, supply, and power American homes and businesses every day. BNSF and its employees have developed one of the most technologically advanced, and efficient railroads in the industry. We work continuously to improve the value of the safety, service, energy, and environmental benefits we provide to our customers and the communities we serve. You can learn more about BNSF at