Various offices and agencies of the Instituto Costarricense de Electricidad received a total of 60 awards Thursday from the Programa Bandera Azul Ecológica.
Among the blue flag awards was one for Río Reventazón hydro project, said the company known as ICE. This is a major project to double the electrical generating capacity.
In all, 600 awards were handed out. Receiving them were such companies and organizations as Empresa de Servicios Públicos de Heredia, Banco Davivienda, Hotel Punta Leona, Hospital Clínica Bíblica, Tiendas Gollo Oficinas Centrales and Pizza Hut.
The awards are annual to entities that take action to conserve resources, protect natural resources or improve public health.