Utah Business is pleased to announce the 2017 Green Business Awards. This program honors the best green/sustainable business practices and efforts in Utah, recognizing companies, communities and individuals who are making strides in environmental sustainability.
Winners of this prestigious award will be profiled in a special magazine feature in the October 2017 issue. Winners will also be honored at a celebratory event in October.
Nominations are due July 17th at midnight.
The Green Business Awards may include the following categories:
|Air Quality||This award is for corporate initiatives that take a holistic approach to measuring, managing and reducing the scope of airborne emissions.|
|Community/Government Initiative||This award recognizes initiatives to promote and encourage sustainability among stakeholders and constituents.|
|Corporate Initiatives||This award recognizes companies and organizations that engage employees in sustainable thinking and seek to embed sustainable thinking into company culture.|
|Energy Conservation||Projects that lead the way in energy management, solutions or initiative going beyond standard practice to radically reduce consumption and stimulate energy independence.|
|Energy Development||This award recognizes companies that are taking measurable strides to reduce the environmental impacts of energy development.|
|Green Building||The category encompasses architecture, design and construction of commercial and residential projects.|
|Green Business Leadership||Champions who promote and communicate sustainable practices in their businesses and/or communities.|
|Innovation||This award recognizes a new business model, technology, product or process that could enable a change within an industry or sector.|
|Social Impact||This award is for businesses that deliver products and services in ways that take full account of their responsibility to the communities they touch.|
|Waste & Recycling||Rewards projects, products or initiatives that are at the leading-edge of approaches to waste.|
|Water||An award for pioneering projects that demonstrate a dedicated approach to water stewardship and holistic management of corporate water risk.|
As nominations are received, additional categories may emerge.