EQAB Environmental Achievement Recognition Award Due September 10
Application at this link:
The Environmental Quality Advisory Board (EQAB) established the Environmental Achievement Recognition Award in August 2015 to celebrate exemplary environmental achievements, foster partnerships with local businesses and organizations, and stimulate environmental initiatives to enrich the lives of Scottsdale residents.
Candidates must be located within the City of Scottsdale boundary. (A Scottsdale mailing address is not sufficient.) As applicable, candidates must be licensed in the City of Scottsdale, registered with the State of Arizona, and in good standing with regulatory agencies.
All Scottsdale-based entities, i.e., businesses, associations, organizations, government agencies (except City of Scottsdale), are eligible.
Self-nomination is encouraged.
PRIMARY EVALUATION CRITERIA
- Exemplary environmental achievement within EQAB areas of interest, including, but not limited to:
- green building
- solar thermal
- renewable energy
- air quality
- water quality
- waste reduction
- vehicle idling reduction
- drought prevention
- salinity management
- water efficiency
- water conservation
- energy efficiency
- energy conservation
- conservation of resources
- waste to saleable commodity
- waste to energy/cogeneration
- environmental education
- environmental mentoring
- environmental responsibility
- environmental innovation
- environmental leadership
- environmental stewardship
- advancement of environmental goals and quality of life in Scottsdale
- number of years of notable achievement
- promotion of environmental sustainability within the associated business / organization
NOMINATION AND REVIEW PROCESS
Candidates shall be nominated by submitting the application below.
Applications are due on or before September 10, 2018.
EQAB may request additional information.
EQAB will evaluate candidates and select recipients.
Priority will be given to achievements that have not been recognized previously by the Arizona Manufacturers Council, Arizona or Scottsdale Chamber of Commerce, Arizona Forward or other similar entities.
Award recipients will receive formal and public recognition. Methods may include one or more of the following: a letter of recognition, City Council meeting presentation, plaque or other award, and City news release.
The application consists of two parts. Part 1 is submitted online. Part 2 and supporting information may be submitted via mail, email or hand delivery. The application and all supporting information must be received no later than September 10, 2018.