Industry Organizations & Affiliates


Certified Woman-Owned Business

3R Sustainability is certified as a Women’s Business Enterprise (WBE) through the Women’s Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC), the nation’s largest third-party certifier of businesses owned and operated by women in the US. Recognition by WBENC means that 3R is not just owned by women, but that it is led and managed by women, and it brings those values, business strategy, and perspective to its clients and stakeholders in everything it does. By including women-owned businesses among their suppliers, corporations and government agencies demonstrate their commitment to fostering diversity and the continued development of their supplier diversity programs. Learn more about WBENC:


Accredited CDP Solutions Provider

CDP is a not-for-profit charity that runs the global disclosure system for investors, companies, cities, states and regions to manage their environmental impacts. To support companies on their journey to environmental leadership, CDP has teamed up with external solutions providers. 3R Sustainability is an Accredited Solutions Provider. Learn more here:

EcoVadis Strategic Training Partner

3R is a Strategic Training Partner of EcoVadis, the leading provider of globally trusted business sustainability ratings. This enables us to:

  • Help you understand the ins and outs of the EcoVadis methodology
  • Support you with assessment completion
  • Review your scorecard and Corrective Action Plan
  • Support your sustainability program improvement initiatives and best practice deployment

2022 GRI Community Member

We are a member of the GRI Community and support the mission of GRI to empower decision makers everywhere, through GRI Sustainability Reporting Standards and its multi-stakeholder network, to take action towards a more sustainable economy and world. For more visit:

CEOs For Sustainability 

A 501(c)3 nonprofit, Sustainable Pittsburgh affects decision-making in the Pittsburgh region to integrate economic prosperity, social equity, and environmental quality as the enduring accountability, bringing sustainable solutions for communities and businesses. Learn more about Sustainable Pittsburgh at

Member of the Green Building Alliance

3R is a proud and active member of the Green Building Alliance. The Green Building Alliance (GBA) has worked to advance healthy, high performing, and green places in Western Pennsylvania since 1993. An aligned chapter of the U.S. Green Building Council, GBA proudly serves 26 counties in Western Pennsylvania through three branches: Greater Pittsburgh, Northwest Pennsylvania, & Laurel Highlands. Learn More about the GBA at

Member of the U.S. Green Building Council

3R is an active member of The U.S. Green Building Council. Founded in 1993, the USGBC is a membership-based non-profit organization that promotes sustainability in buildings design, construction, and operation. The organization owns and maintains the LEED standards. “The USGBC is committed to transforming the way our buildings are designed, constructed and operated through LEED — the top third-party verification system for sustainable structures around the world.” Learn more about the USGBC at

Signatory of CEO Action for Diversity & Inclusion™

CEO Action for Diversity & Inclusion™ is the largest CEO-driven business commitment to advance diversity and inclusion within the workplace. Bringing together over 2,400 CEOs of America’s leading organizations, the commitment outlines actions that participating companies pledge to take to cultivate a workplace where diverse perspectives and experiences are welcomed and respected, employees feel comfortable and encouraged to discuss diversity and inclusion, and where best known—and unsuccessful—actions can be shared across organizations. Learn more at

Detroit 2030 District Board of Directors

3R President, Jana Lake, serves on the Detroit 2030 District Board of Directors. Lake is also Chair of the Governance Committee of CEOs for Sustainable Pittsburgh, and an active member of Green Sports Alliance and Green Building Alliance. She serves as Secretary of the USGBC Detroit Market Leadership Advisory Board, and she chairs Pittsburgh’s Strip District Community Development Committee. For more on the Detroit 2030 District visit:

Member of the Green Sports Alliance

The Green Sports Alliance is the environmentally-focused trade organization that convenes stakeholders from around the sporting world to promote healthy, sustainable communities where we live and play. The organization is committed to creating awareness and dedicated to creating meaningful change towards a more sustainable future. The GSA shares resources, experience, and expertise to raise awareness of what’s environmentally possible in sports, business, and society. We mobilize sports organizations, communities, athletes, and fans to create sustainable progress and behavior change. For more on the Green Sports Alliance visit: