The Eco-Preneur of the Year

Honours the work of an individual who has started an impactful eco-venture

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Manufacturing Excellence

A local manufacturer who is addressing environmental issues in their product or operations

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Transportation Mode-Shift 

Recognizing the efforts of a business to reduce transportation emissions and traffic congestion by supporting employees and/or customers to shift from single-occupancy vehicle to carpool, car-share, transit, cycling, walking, kayaking or other

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Greenest Office

Office-based business with impressive environmental practices & policies

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Greenest Restaurant

LARGE RESTAURANT 25+ EMPLOYEES

SMALL RESTAURANT 1-25 EMPLOYEES

Recognizing one small & one large restaurant that demonstrate action to reduce waste, energy, water consumption, pollution and greenhouse gasemissions

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Greenest Retail Store

Honouring a progressive retail business which has reduced environmental impact in both operations & products sold

Technology Excellence

A technology-based business that is addressing environmental issues with their product or service

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Experiential Tourism

Honours a business that is setting an example in eco and experiential tourism

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Lodging & Accommodation

Recognizing an accommodation business that is demonstrating action to reduce waste, energy, water consumption, pollution and greenhouse gas emissions 

Leadership In Design & Construction

Recognizing a business or project within the construction industry showcasing environmental leadership and innovation.

Maritime Industry Award

A business that is demonstrating environmental leadership in the marine sector

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Food Security

An organization or business working to secure and localize the food economy

Climate Action

An organization or business that is working to reduce/mitigate greenhouse gas emissions

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Social Impact

An organization that has made significant impact on addressing social needs

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Waste Management

An organization or business that has managed and measurably reduced and diverted waste

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Water Conservation Award

An organization or business that has made dedicated effort to conserve drinking water, with measurable results. This award recognizes both results and innovation.

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Community Leadership

Recognizing a business or organization that has contributed to the environmental movement and sparked change throughout Vancouver Island

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APPLICATION QUESTIONS
( max 30 points )

BACKGROUND
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Tell us the story of your organization – why does it exist, who founded the company and when? Include the primary operations and basic services or framework of the business. (100 words)

PROJECT IMPACT
( 0-10 points )
How has this person or organization made a positive impact on the community at large? Describe the specific actions taken to enhance environmental or social sustainability. Tell us about the outcome of your sustainable strategy. Please include any measurable changes and results. (200 words max)

COMMUNITY IMPACT & LEADERSHIP
( 0-10 points )
How has this project or organization made a difference to the community and inspired others? Please reference any positive impacts on specific stakeholder groups and lasting social impact. (200 words max)

INNOVATION
( 0-10 points )
In what ways have you or your organization used innovative solutions to overcome barriers. In this section we are looking for breaking molds, and changing business-as-usual. (200 words max)



ADDITIONAL INFO
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Our organization complies with all local, provincial and federal environmental regulations.




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