Port invests in students

by bielem 6/9/2015 10:43 AM
  The Port is known for investing time, energy and resources in marine terminals, runways and industrial parks. But it doesn’t stop with new infrastructure —the Port also invests in students. Started in 1995, the Port’s internship program provides students from area colleg... [More]

Port launches Jobs @ PDX

by bielem 6/3/2015 3:41 PM
    Have a friend or family member interested in joining the PDX team? We’ve just launched Jobs @ PDX, a one-stop website for finding jobs at the airport, from barista to baggage handler and everything in-between.   The new Jobs @ PDX site makes it easy to identify opportuni... [More]

Scouts explore PDX for Alaska Airlines Aviation Days

by bielem 5/22/2015 10:38 AM
    If you stopped by the Horizon Airlines hanger at PDX last weekend and saw the 150 uniformed Boy and Girl Scouts inside, you might have wondered what they were doing so far from the Great Outdoors. The Scouts were exploring the world of flight by participating in the 5th annual Ala... [More]

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Teddy Roosevelt to make an appearance at PDX

by bielem 4/28/2015 11:20 AM
    If you missed President Teddy Roosevelt’s most recent visit to Portland—back in 1903—you have another opportunity to catch the Rough Rider in action at PDX on Wednesday, April 29. Roosevelt impersonator Joe Wiegand will be at the Pendleton Woolen Mills store in t... [More]

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Adding up the numbers (and letters) of sustainability

by gudzt 4/24/2015 11:54 AM
Triple-Bottom-Line, or TBL, is a tool for measuring the health of an entity in terms of social, environmental and economic sustainability. In the spirit of Earth Day, we’re calling out a few things you might not know about how the Port is leading the way in caring for our planet.40,000 poun... [More]

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Port partners with Energy Trust of Oregon

by bielem 4/7/2015 11:30 AM
When it comes to saving money through energy efficiency, it pays to learn from the experts. That’s why the Port of Portland is participating in the Energy Trust of Oregon’s Strategic Energy Management program. The cohort-based, two year program has helped organizations such as Intel, the City of Portland and Nike identify energy use behavior... [More]

Port of Portland airports help lead the way for carbon accounting in North America

by timmel 3/2/2015 10:50 AM
Portland International Airport, Hillsboro Airport and Troutdale Airport are now certified through the Airports Carbon Accreditation program, making them the fourth, fifth and sixth airports in North America to achieve the status. [More]

West Coast port labor dispute affecting local environmental industries

by timmel 2/19/2015 4:02 PM
The current West Coast port labor dispute is undoubtedly affecting many small and medium-sized businesses across the state of Oregon, adding costs and delaying shipment of exports. The coastwide conflict has also proved to be problematic for the local recycling industry. [More]

In the dark of winter, new trees emerge

by timmel 2/12/2015 5:58 PM
Wintertime is the perfect time to plant trees! Nestled within the industrial core of Northeast Portland is a little known gem of a city park called the Columbia Children's Arboretum. The park was the scene of the third of seven tree plantings the Port of Portland is sponsoring with Friends of Trees during their current planting season. [More]

Port receives ISO 14001 certification

by timmel 1/8/2015 9:26 AM
After 14 years with an Environmental Management System in place, the Port of Portland sought certification to the international standard, ISO 14001, at the end of 2014. An EMS is a framework that organizations around the globe use to proactively identify and manage impacts on the environment and it is centered on the principle of continuous improvement. [More]