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Posted March 16 , 2010
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GLOBE FOUNDATION ANNOUNCES FINALISTS FOR ENVIRONMENTAL EXCELLENCE AWARDS

Vancouver – The GLOBE Foundation is proud to announce this year's finalists for the GLOBE Awards for Environmental Excellence. “These are some of the most celebrated companies in the Canadian environmental business community,” said John Wiebe, President and CEO of the GLOBE Foundation. “They have shown an outstanding commitment to sustainability and forward-thinking business practices and we’re pleased to recognize them at this, the 20th anniversary of the GLOBE Series.“

Now in their 8th edition, these prestigious awards recognize outstanding achievement in environmental stewardship in Canada. Chosen from submissions of extraordinary companies and industry groups who have managed to balance competitive business strategies and sustainable development, the 2010 GLOBE Awards will be presented in Vancouver the evening of March 23, 2010 at the Welcome Reception for GLOBE 2010.

The finalists of the 2010 edition of the GLOBE Awards are:

The Corporate Award for Environmental Excellence - Business Strategy

RBC Royal Bank of Canada

Vancity

Walmart Canada Corp

The Corporate Award for Environmental Excellence - Facilities and Events

Fairmont Hotels & Resorts

Minto Group

VANOC

The ecoFREIGHT Award for Sustainable Transportation

Bison Transport Inc.

Frito Lay Canada

Port Metro Vancouver

The Award for Technology Innovation and Application

Altech Technology Systems Inc.

Pulse Energy

RETScreen International

Tantalus Systems Corp.

The Award for Excellence in Emerging Technology

Climate Smart Businesses Inc.

Dow Chemical Canada ULC

Saltworks Technologies Inc.

The Award for Excellence in Urban Sustainability

City of Edmonton Corporate Properties Branch

Millennium Southeast False Creek Properties Ltd.

Toronto Hydro Corporation

GLOBE 2010 happens March 24-26, 2010 at the Vancouver Convention Centre (East) where thousands of international business and environment leaders will be in attendance. Visit www.theglobeawards.ca or www.GLOBE2010.com

GLOBE 2010 is produced by the GLOBE Foundation, an international consultancy organization in the business of the environment. GLOBE’s expertise lies in project management, event development, and management and consulting in the fields of environment and energy, urban development, and corporate responsibility. The GLOBE Foundation is North America’s longest operating producer of environmental events, having produced the GLOBE series since 1993.

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