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The Environmental Achievement Award

      ↳  Calgary Awards


What is The Environmental Achievement Award?


The Environmental Achievement Award recognizes environmental achievement contributions that reduce our impact on and/or restore our city's natural environment.

Eligibility Criteria


The Environmental Achievement Award recognizes environmental contributions in innovation and application of advanced technology; climate resilience; environmental management, including conservation of natural resources and environmental protection through reduced pollution (air, land and water); and public education, including promotion of environmental stewardship.

Eligible nominees may be individuals or organizations and include individual Calgarians, Calgary-based businesses and corporations with local operations (including Crown corporations), educational institutions and not-for-profit organizations.


Additional Nomination Information


Submitting a Nomination

  1. Refer to steps outlined in "How To Submit A Nomination" as well as any requirements specific to the award.
  2. In your nomination letter, please include:
    • The rationale for why you believe the nominee deserves this award.
    • A thorough description of what the nominee initiated, developed, implemented or managed (projects, programs, policies, processes) that made a positive environmental contribution. Consider:
    • Impact (significance of outcome of environmental protection and/or enhancement).
    • Reach (levels of participation and/or awareness).
    • Opportunities and challenges.
    • Originality and innovation.
    • The resulting benefits or expected benefits to the environment.

For specific information about the Environmental Achievement Award, contact Environmental & Safety Management at the City of Calgary, at 403-268-2489.