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Nominations open for Manitoba’s Excellence in Sustainability Awards

Posted June 23rd 2016

The Manitoba Excellence in Sustainability Awards recognize and honour people, projects and ideas that successfully turn the principles of sustainable development into concrete, lasting achievements.

The Awards were established by the Manitoba Round Table for Sustainable Development, an advisory body that provides information and support to the provincial government about responsible resource management and land use, as well as environmental, social and economic development.

Any individual, business, organization or community group in Manitoba is eligible to apply or be nominated for one award in the following categories:

  • Action on climate change, air quality and energy efficiency
  • Sustainability in water and natural area stewardship
  • Sustainability in pollution prevention and product stewardship
  • Education for sustainability
  • Innovation and research for sustainability
  • Champion for sustainability
  • Sustainable community
  • Outstanding achievement in sustainability

The awards are open to all Manitoba residents, organizations or businesses and initiatives taking place in the province.

For more information about the awards program and how to apply, call 204-945-4391 in Winnipeg or 1-800-282-8069, email mrtsd@gov.mb.ca or visit the website.

The deadline for nominations and applications is noon on Friday, Sept. 23.