Sovereign Consulting Inc. Wins Bronze Medal for Business Achievement

January 23, 2012

The Environmental Business Journal has recognized Sovereign Consulting Inc., an environmental consulting and remediation firm with an office in Edgewood, as one of the top medium-sized environmental businesses in the United States. Sovereign received a Bronze Medal for Business Achievement in 2011.

The Environmental Business Journal honored Sovereign Consulting for its business successes over the last five years. Sovereign's 2011 revenue was approximately $48 million in 2011, up from $26.6 million in 2007. During 2011, Sovereign announced the opening of its first Pacific Northwest office, in Seattle, Wash., and the expansion of its staff to include mine remediation and reclamation expertise. Sovereign's federal program and remedial technology group made new strides by winning contracts with the Navy and the Maryland Department of Transportation.

"We are pleased to receive acknowledgment from [Environmental Business Journal]," said Ravi Gupta, President of Sovereign. "We credit our performance to a business strategy focused on hiring the best employees and offering value added services to our clients." He continued, "Our efforts have helped us maintain our excellent reputation in the industry."

Environmental Business Journal will formally announce the award at the Environmental Industry Summit at the Hotel del Coronado in San Diego, Calif., on March 14-16. For more information about the Environmental Business Journal achievement awards, visit

Between October and December of 2011, Environmental Business Journal solicited the environmental industry for nominations for the Business Achievement Awards. Nominations were accepted in 200-word essays in either specific or unspecified categories. The 2011 Environmental Business Journal awards were determined by a committee of journal staff and journal editorial advisory board members.

Founded in 1999, Sovereign Consulting Inc. is an environmental consulting firm based in New Jersey, with 14 offices throughout the country, providing assessment, engineering, construction management, and remediation services to clients throughout the U.S.

Sovereign has received recognition from clients such as Shell Oil Products US, the Navy, Atlantic Richfield Corporation, and El Paso Corporation in recognition of excellent services as well as the Zweig Letter, Dun & Bradstreet, Entrepreneur magazine, and Engineering News Review for strong performance in the environmental industry. Visit for further information on the company.

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