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
Walmart Canada Corp
The Corporate Award for Environmental Excellence - Facilities and Events
Fairmont Hotels & Resorts
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.
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.