Green award winners are announced

The recipients of the five 2011 Green Business Awards were revealed last week.

The recipients of the five 2011 Green Business Awards were revealed last week.

The awards were presented in partnership by the Kelowna Chamber of Commerce and SIFE (Students in Free Enterprise).

Each of the following category recipients has had to incorporate environmental sustainability into their business model and mission/vision statements.

These businesses must also have met and exceeded their industry standards along with ensuring long-term sustainability for their green initiatives.

Small Green

Business Award

(1-10 employees)

Waterfront Wines

Restaurant &

Wine Bar

Mid-size Green Business Award

(11-30 employees)

Ricardo’s

Mediterranean

Kitchen

 

 

Large Green

Business Award

(31+ employees)

Pusher Mitchell LLP

Green Innovator Award

Campion Marine Inc.

Rob Cinkant, president of Sysco Kelowna Ltd., was also honoured as the 2011 Sustainability Leader of the Year.

To receive this award,  their organization had to have implemented innovative practices to reduce negative environmental impacts and must have achieved significant results in environmental stewardship. The recipient has also demonstrated initiative and has been a catalyst for change within their industry sector.

 

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