2010 GLOBE Awards for Environmental Excellence entries now open

VANCOUVER, BC, Canada, Sept. 15, 2009 -- Entries are now open for the 8th edition of the GLOBE Awards for Environmental Excellence, presented annually to extraordinary companies and industry groups from across the country that have shown an exceptional ability to balance competitive strategies and sustainable development...

Vancouver, Canada • March 24-26, 2010

VANCOUVER, BC, Canada, Sept. 15, 2009 -- Entries are now open for the 8th edition of the GLOBE Awards for Environmental Excellence, presented annually to extraordinary companies and industry groups from across the country that have shown an exceptional ability to balance competitive strategies and sustainable development.

The 2010 GLOBE Awards will be presented during GLOBE 2010, being held in Vancouver, Canada, March 24 to 26, 2010. Deadline for award submissions is January 31, 2010.

Every year the GLOBE Foundation proudly supports profitable Canadian companies that have demonstrated the ability to prevent and mitigate environmental risks while leveraging commercial opportunities. These companies achieve success by integrating sustainability into their corporate strategy and operations while remaining competitive in the business environment. Considered to be the most high-profile national awards series of its type, the GLOBE awards are judged by a panel of experts recognized as leaders in the Canadian business community.

GLOBE Awards are presented in six categories:

  • Corporate Environmental Excellence
  • Industry Association Environmental Performance
  • Technology Innovation and Application
  • Excellence in Emerging Technology
  • Finance and Sustainability
  • Excellence in Urban Sustainability

For more information and to submit entries go to www.theglobeawards.ca

About GLOBE
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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