Sustainability Reception | February 22nd | 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. | Diamond Ballroom

This reception will give you the opportunity to talk with other producer and associate members as well as industry stakeholders who benefit from and support the aggregate industry’s drive to remain successful and sustainable. Each will have a table display or poster presentations and literature for you to browse and will offer you drink tickets for stopping by. 

Company sponsors of the Sustainability Reception may request a display table space. Please contact Shawn McKinney by telephone at 217-241-1639 or message as soon as possible. There is no charge for a display table but space is limited.

The reception with hors d’oeuvres and beverages is free and open to all convention and seminar attendees.

Sustainability Sponsorship Opportunities

2017 participating companies and organizations

Vulcan Materials Company
We employ sustainable practices that enhance the quality of life for those we serve and for the areas where we operate. We are committed to lead and excel in all aspects of environmental stewardship, safety, health, and social responsibility. Protecting the environment and the safety and health of our employees and the public is integral to our business and is a key part of our mission, which is to provide quality products and services that consistently meet our customers’ expectations; to be responsible stewards with respect to the safety and environmental impact of our operations and products; and to earn superior returns for our shareholders. 

Stantec Consulting Services Inc.
We're active members of the communities we serve. That's why at Stantec, we always design with community in mind.
The Stantec community unites approximately 22,000 employees working in over 400 locations across six continents. Our work—engineering, architecture, interior design, landscape architecture, surveying, environmental sciences, project management, and project economics, from initial project concept and planning through design, construction, and commissioning—begins at the intersection of community, creativity, and client relationships. With a long-term commitment to the people and places we serve, Stantec has the unique ability to connect to projects on a personal level and advance the quality of life in communities across the globe. Stantec trades on the TSX and the NYSE under the symbol STN. Visit us at or find us on social media.

Anderson Environmental
The company has more than 75 years of combined experience in environmental consulting and engineering. Based in Rockford, Ill., we serve clients throughout the Midwest. Our extensive experience in all aspects of project management ensures quick and efficient completion of any job. 

Wildlife Habitat Council

Successful Wildlife Habitat Council Conservation Certification programs have been proven to provide substantial benefits to communities, increase employee morale, further sustainability goals, and strengthen relationships with stakeholders.
Establishing and maintaining credibility of your programs through Conservation Certification not only promotes your biodiversity efforts, but will yield a greater return on investment.

Central Illinois Community Blood Center
CICBC is a not-for-profit organization and provider of life-saving blood for 15 hospitals throughout central Illinois, including HSHS St. John’s Hospital and Memorial Medical Center in Springfield.
Blood donation is an easy process that only takes about an hour and you may do it at the IAAP Convention. Your one whole blood donation can impact up to three lives. We will be offering blood typing during the Sustainability Reception. For more information, call CICBC at (217) 753-1530 or visit

Quail and Upland Game Alliance
The Alliance was formed to promote the establishment, restoration and maintenance of quail and upland game habitat. With the help of members, landowners and government grants, QUGA makes full use of manpower, funds, materials, equipment and natural resources for optimal results.
Increasing habitat boosts quail and all upland game populations, which in turn benefits the overall health of the environment. Creating an early understanding of quail habitat preservation within an ecological context is essential to instilling a lifelong appreciation for wildlife and the environment as a whole.

Buckley Powder Company
We conduct our operations in a manner that includes proper consideration for safety, health, fire prevention, environmental sensitivity, control of injuries and property damage. To compete successfully, we must continually strive for excellence in safety, quality and productivity. They must go hand-in-hand, for they support each other. As a matter of fact, one without the other is inconsistent with our belief that the right way to do any job includes all three.
All managers and employees are expected to conduct themselves responsibly, respecting established rules and procedures and performing their jobs in a manner that our company has established as the right and safe way. Everyone is encouraged to carry this safety and health commitment from our workplace to the home in order that its influence and example benefit those who are so important to us.

Fairmount Santrol
The Sustainable Development culture reaches deep at Fairmount Santrol. Everything we do strives to nourish a stronger, more prosperous future for our company and our communities. When a company commits to contributing to the world’s social, economic, and environmental needs, it can realize greater performance in all aspects of its business. From waste elimination to energy efficiency to wellness initiatives and more, sustainable development pays.


Illinois Ready Mixed Concrete Association

Living Lands and Waters

Headquartered in East Moline, Illinois, Living Lands & Waters is a 501 (c)(3) environmental organization that was established by Chad Pregracke in 1998. Since the organization was founded, Living Lands & Waters has grown to be the only “industrial strength” river cleanup organization like it in the world.
Spending up to 9 months a year living and traveling on the barge, the Living Lands & Waters' crew hosts river cleanups, watershed conservation initiatives, workshops, tree plantings and other key conservation efforts.

Civil & Environmental Consultants, Inc.
CEC provides civil engineering, ecological sciences, environmental engineering and sciences, survey, waste management and water resources services. In support of the mining industry, we provide greenfield site development, reclamation planning, zoning hearing support, public meeting support, litigation support and expert testimony.