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Toyota, Alcan, Suncor Energy Among GLOBE Awards Finalists

Submitted by: GLOBE Series

Categories: Environment

Posted: Mar 15, 2004 – 11:00 PM EST

 

Canada's Environmental Leaders To Be Celebrated April 2nd

Vancouver, B.C. - The GLOBE Foundation of Canada is pleased to announce the finalists for the third annual GLOBE Awards for Environmental Excellence. Among the finalists for the awards to be presented at the GLOBE Gala Dinner, April 2, 2004 at the Fairmont Hotel Vancouver, are some of Canada’s most influential and respected corporations such as Alcan Inc., Toyota Canada, and Suncor Energy Inc. The GLOBE Awards are presented by the GLOBE Foundation of Canada and The Globe and Mail, and are a highlight of the upcoming GLOBE 2004 conference on the business of the environment, March 31 to April 2 in Vancouver.

“This is the most competitive year yet for the GLOBE Awards, our panel will have an extremely difficult time choosing from amongst them as they have all shown exceptional economic and environmental leadership.” says Dr. John Wiebe, President and CEO of the GLOBE Foundation of Canada.

The GLOBE Awards are presented to businesses with a track record of environmental innovation. The Awards for Environmental Excellence are divided into six categories. (Finalists listed below)

  • The Corporate Competitiveness Award
    • Alcan Inc.
    • Toyota Canada
    • Dupont Canada
    • Suncor Energy Inc
  • The Industry Association Award for Environmental Performance
    • Canadian Urban Transit Association
    • Canadian Steel Producers Association
    • The Canadian Plastics Industry Association
  • The Industry Award for Export Performance
    • Carmanah Technologies Inc.
    • Fuelling Technologies Inc.
    • Trogan Technologies Inc.
    • Lotek Wireless Inc.
  • The Corporate Award for Technology Innovation
    • Xantrex Technology Inc.
    • EcoTrans Technologies
    • GPSI Gas Protection Systems Inc.
  • The Capital Markets Award for Sustainable Investment & Banking
    • Innovest Strategic Value Advisors
    • The Ethical Funds Company
    • Cleantech Venture Network
  • Award for Excellence in Brownfield Redevelopment – NEW AWARD
    • Canada Lands Company. Moncton Shops Project
    • CH2M Hill. Port Hope Waterworks Remediation Project
    • Nexen Inc. and Nexen Chemicals. Squamish Chemical Plant Site
The list of previous winners of GLOBE awards reads like a who’s who of the Canadian environmental business community. Past winners include Endbridge Gas Distribution, the Aluminum Association of Canada, CH2M Hill Canada Ltd., Zenon Environmental Inc., and Dofasco Inc.

The Awards panel included some of Canada’s most respected business and environmental leaders. Robert A. Fung is chairman of the Toronto Waterfront Revitalization Corporation, Patricia McCunn-Miller former Vice President, Environment and Regulatory Affairs for EnCana Corporation, Ken Ogilvie, Executive Director of Pollution Probe, one of Canada's most distinguished environmental groups. Dr. Michael Raymont, Vice-President, Technology and Industry Support, with the National Research Council of Canada.

For detailed criteria, please visit the GLOBE Foundation website at www.GLOBE2004.com. Submissions will be eligible for consideration until February 6, 2004. For more on the GLOBE Awards, www.theglobeawards.ca

GLOBE 2004 will be held from March 31 to April 2, 2004 at the Vancouver Convention and Exhibition Centre. GLOBE is the world’s largest environmental business summit, held biennially in Vancouver, Canada. GLOBE 2004 is the eighth in the GLOBE series, and represents the largest gathering of corporate leaders, policy makers and scientists in the “business of the environment.”

For more information, please contact:

George Affleck or Jeremy Dunn Curve Communications Group
Phone: 604-684-3170

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GLOBE Series

 

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