Archive for December, 2012
Resolute Marine Energy is proud to announce the establishment of a strategic partnership with Green Cross France and Territories (GCFT) which is based in Paris, France. GCFT is a key member of the Green Cross International network and it focuses primarily on issues related to responsible stewardship of the world’s ocean and water resources. In a statement to the French press, RME COO Olivier Ceberio said, “We’re very pleased to partner with Green Cross France & Territories.” “The missions of our two organizations are well aligned and we look forward to working with GCFT President Jean-Michel Cousteau and his staff to build awareness of how the world’s oceans can be used to solve a major problem, water scarcity, that negatively impacts the health and welfare of millions of people around the world today.”
Green Cross International (GCI) is a Non-Governmental Organization(NGO) based in Geneva, Switzerland which was founded in 1983 by Mikhail Gorbachev. Its mission is to respond to the combined challenges of security, poverty and environmental degradation to ensure a sustainable and secure future. GCI enjoys consultative status with the United Nations Economic and Social Council, and United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization. GCI is an admitted observer organization with the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change and the Conference of the Parties to the UN Convention to Combat Desertification. It also cooperates directly with the UNEP/OCHA Environmental Emergencies Section, UN-HABITAT and other international organizations.
RME COO receives “Engineer of the Year, 2012” award from the editors of French magazine “Usine Nouvelle.”
RME COO, Olivier Ceberio was named “Engineer of the Year, 2012” in the “Sustainable Development” category by the weekly French business magazine, “Usine Nouvelle.” During the awards ceremony, Ceberio received his prize from Eric Molinié, deputy Director of Sustainable Development at EDF, the giant French electricity monopoly, and President of the French humanitarian relief organization SAMU Social.
The “Sustainable Development” award is attributed to an engineer or a team of engineer implementing an innovation at the service of society fulfilling three criteria: economical profitability; social stewardship and protection of the environment. Other Engineers of the Year include Didier Leroy, CEO at Toyota Motor Europe and Thierry Pilenko, CEO at Technip.
“I am very honored to receive this prize”, said Ceberio, “Usine Nouvelle is one of the oldest and most respected business magazines in France and I’m hoping that the work we’re doing at RME will inspire others in France to tackle difficult engineering challenges that can have a positive societal impact.”