BankAmerica Recieves Presidential Citation

WASHINGTON -- BankAmerica Corp. has received a citation from President Bush for "incorporating environmental thinking into business decisions."

BankAmerica was one of five finalists in the "environmental quality management" category in the first President's Environment and Conservation Challenge Awards.

According to the citation, presented at a White House ceremony Oct. 31, BankAmerica's accomplishments included an active recycling campaign, an energy conservation program for bank buildings, and a $6 million donation through a debt-for-nature swap to preserve a Latin American rain forest.

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