GLOBE Foundation Announces Finalists For 10th Annual GLOBE Awards For Environmental Excellence

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GLOBE Foundation Announces Finalists For 10th Annual GLOBE Awards For Environmental Excellence

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The GLOBE Foundation announces the finalists of its 10th annual GLOBE Awards for Environmental Excellence GLOBE_Series
Wednesday, February 29, 2012 - 3:30pm

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(3BL Media / theCSRfeed) Vancouver, Canada – February 29, 2012  The GLOBE Foundation, organizer of the world leading GLOBE™ Series of conferences on the business of the environment, and EPIC, Western Canada’s largest sustainable living expo, is proud to announce the finalists of its 10th annual GLOBE Awards for Environmental Excellence. Considered the most prestigious national awards series of its kind, the GLOBE Awards recognize outstanding Canadian companies that have successfully merged daily business practices with environmental stewardship.

For more than 20 years, GLOBE has acknowledged what today’s leading companies consistently demonstrate – that sustainability is crucial to the corporate world. The GLOBE Awards began in 2002 as a means of highlighting the extraordinary work of those companies and industry groups who have managed to balance competitive business strategy with sustainable development. Past award winners include elite companies such as VANOC, RBC Royal Bank of Canada and EnCana Corporation.

The 2012 GLOBE Awards will be presented on Friday, March 16 in Vancouver at the Closing Luncheon for GLOBE 2012, the international conference and trade fair on the business of the environment. The Luncheon will be a ticketed event. For ticket purchase & information, please visit

The Finalists for the 2012 GLOBE Awards For Environmental Excellence are:

The Award for Corporate Environmental Excellence

  • Cascades Inc. 
  • PepsiCo Foods Canada
  • Unilever Canada

The Award for Excellence in Emerging Technology

  • CIMCO Refrigeration
  • InTech Environmental Canada Corp.
  • Terragon Environmental Technologies Inc.    

The Award for Technology Innovation and Application

  • Pulse Energy
  • Recyclage ÉcoSolutions Inc.
  • University of British Columbia, Bioenergy Research and Demonstration Project
  • Westport Innovations Inc.

The Award for Excellence in Urban Sustainability

  • City of Vancouver
  • Perkins+Will Canada Architect Co., Centre for Interactive Research on Sustainability (CIRS)
  • Waterfront Toronto

The Award for Sustainability in Finance

  • NEI Investments
  • Royal Bank of Canada
  • Sustainalytics

The Award for Best Green Retailing Practices

  • Canadian Tire Corp.
  • London Drugs
  • Sears Canada Inc.   

The Next Gen Entrepreneur Award

  • Claudia Li, Shark Truth
  • Eden Full, Roseicollis Technologies
  • Mike Morrice, Sustainable Waterloo Region

For more information about the 2012 GLOBE Awards visit

About The GLOBE Foundation
The GLOBE Foundation is 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.


Rebecca Peters
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Keywords: Responsible Business & Employee Engagement | Environment | globe foundation of canada | globe series

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