January Centennial Sponsor- OBG, Part of Ramboll
OBG, Part of Ramboll (OBG), is an integrated engineering solutions company, has been a sustaining member of the Philadelphia Post of the Society of American Military Engineers (SAME) since 2005. Since this time, the company has made numerous contributions to the Post, demonstrating its strong commitment to the organization. OBG's first foray into Post service was during the 2007 SAME JETC with leadership of the successful off-site fun run- the Philly SAME Boathouse 5k. OBG has participated in many Post committees and events, including the Philly Post Resiliency Committee/Resiliency Symposium (2011-present); Design and Construction Issues at Hazardous Wast Sites Symposium (DCHWS) Planning Committee; Young Professional Development Event (2014-2016); Small Business Conference Committee (2013-2018); Monte Carol Charity Night Committee (2013, 2014,2015)Liberty 2014-2018); Continuing Education Initiative Committee (2014); and the Young Member Events Committee (2014, 2015), National Small Business Conference (2015-2018), and National Post Leaders Workshop (2015, 2018). In addition, representatives from OBG were elected to the Philadelphia Post Board of Directors 2013, and the company has provided monetary sponsorships for several events.
OBG was acquired by Ramboll. Ramboll is a leading engineering, design and consultancy company founded in Denmark in 1945. The company employs more than 15,000 experts globally and has especially strong representation in the Nordics, UK, North America, Continental Europe, Middle East and Asia-Pacific. With 300 offices in 35 countries, Ramboll combines local experience with a global knowledge base constantly striving to achieve inspiring and exacting solutions that make a genuine difference to our clients, the end-users, and society at large. Ramboll works across the following markets: Buildings, Transport, Planning & Urban Design, Water, Environment & Health, Energy and Management Consulting.
Founded in 1920, SAME is the premier professional association uniting public and private sector individuals and organizations from across the environmental, architecture, engineering, construction, technology, facility management, contracting and acquisition disciplines in support of national security. For almost 100 years, SAME members have been at the forefront of our nation’s greatest engineering achievements. Today, SAME members continue to solve 21st Century challenges, including energy and environmental sustainability, global stability, the war on terror, cyber security, and resilience against the effects of natural and man-made disasters. SAME, as it approaches its 100th anniversary in 2020, has grown alongside its members. The organization now offers extensive opportunities for training, education, and professional growth through conferences, workshops, networking events, webinars, technical publications, leadership development and strategic partnerships, including now with IGEL — The Wharton-led, Penn-wide Initiative for Global Environmental Leadership (IGEL). The SAME Philadelphia Post and IGEL have partnered to promote knowledge, discussion, and business practices for business sustainability. Together, we are offering further collaboration to support our collective missions for energy and environmental stability across the globe.