Esri Awards GIS Users for Improving Social, Environmental, and Economic Outcomes

Organizations in Public, Private, and Academic Sectors Recognized for Achievements at Annual User Conference

REDLANDS, Calif.—July 14, 2021—During the 41st annual User Conference, Esri, the global leader in location intelligence, announced the recipients of the prestigious President’s Award, Enterprise GIS Award,  and Making a Difference Award. All award recipients were lauded for constructing a more sustainable and equitable future by using geospatial technology to improve their communications, communities, and environments.

“This year’s awardees have demonstrated how geospatial technology can transform operations and research that lead to better decision-making and outcomes,” said Jack Dangermond, Esri founder and president. “We are proud to showcase the ways these organizations exemplify the use of GIS to innovate data sharing, sustainable growth, and social equity.”

Award recipients included the following:

The Special Achievement in GIS (SAG) Award winners were also recognized at the 2021 Esri User Conference. Esri honored individuals, groups, and institutions from across the globe in a dedicated awards section online.

To learn more about the Esri User Conference, visit

About Esri

Esri, the global market leader in geographic information system (GIS) software, location intelligence, and mapping, helps customers unlock the full potential of data to improve operational and business results. Founded in 1969 in Redlands, California, USA, Esri software is deployed in more than 350,000 organizations globally and in over 200,000 institutions in the Americas, Asia and the Pacific, Europe, Africa, and the Middle East, including Fortune 500 companies, government agencies, nonprofits, and universities. Esri has regional offices, international distributors, and partners providing local support in over 100 countries on six continents. With its pioneering commitment to geospatial information technology, Esri engineers the most innovative solutions for digital transformation, the Internet of Things (IoT), and advanced analytics. Visit us at

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