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Awards and Recognition

2017 Infrastructure Journal Global Award (New York, NY)
At an awards ceremony on March 15, 2017, the 2020 Project was named 2016 North American Social Infrastructure Deal of the Year.   The IJ Global Awards recognize acheivements in energy and infrastructure.  Download the complete list of winners.

2016 Thomson Reuters/PFI Award (London, England)

On February 1, 2017, the 2020 Project was named “Americas P3 Deal of the Year” for 2016 in Thomson Reuters’ Project Finance International (PFI) Awards.  The PFI Awards are part of the Thomson Reuters Awards for Excellence, recognizing corporate and individual success in the global financial industry. 

2016 P3 Awards (Washington DC)

In 2016, a UC Merced leadership member was awarded Best Individual Contribution Award, given to a person who most successfully progressed P3 infrastructure and innovation, for his work on the Merced 2020 Project.

2016 Performance Based Building Coalition and Inframericas (New York, NY)

In August 2016, UC Merced leadership member received the Public Sector Champion Award from the Performance Based Building Coalition and InfraAmericas.

2017 P3 Awards (Washington DC)

In 2017, UC Merced was awarded P3 Social Infrasructure Project of the Year and received Silver on behalf of the Regents of the University of California for Best Government Agency of the Year.