Nominate Now for EMA Awards (DUE APRIL 16th)! Gala on June 13, 2019

The EMA is pleased to announce we’ll be hosting our annual Environmental Awards Gala on Thursday June 13, 2019 at Terminal City Club in Vancouver.

We will be rolling out the green carpet to kick off a fun and celebratory evening as we recognize and reward our members who have made outstanding achievements in the field of environmental management! Join us for dinner, wine, music, dancing and celebration! We are very excited to be returning to the stunning and conveniently located setting of the Terminal City Club’s Metropolitan room for this event, located in downtown Vancouver.

We are accepting awards nominations in the following categories! Official rules and instructions will be posted soon; however, please don’t hesitate to email with any questions or to request a nomination form. Applications required by April 16th, so don’t delay!!

2019 AWARD Categories will be (click here for most recent award winners in this category):

Environmental Assessment

The Environmental Assessment Award recognizes the methods and completeness of environmental assessment, and the innovative application of design modifications and mitigation strategies.  This category also includes the innovative mapping, establishment or preservation of ecosystems, including fisheries, wild land, developments or adapted landscapes. 

Technological Innovation

The Award for Technological Innovation recognizes the role of applying new technologies, including acceptance of the inherent risk of failure, to the wide range of environmental challenges faced by Environmental Managers in BC.

Organizational Environmental Programs

The Award for Organizational Environmental Programs recognizes success in internal or external organizational environmental management including such areas as sustainability, social acceptance and social responsibility, quality of work life, community and employee engagement, professional ethics, and sharing of environmental knowledge and experiences.

The Awards are open to EMA member firms in the Province of British Columbia that have encouraged technological innovation, regulatory fairness, and application of the principles of sustainability, safety, and quality. Please review the Entry Rules (dates to be updated) to learn if your project qualifies and nominate for an award now. Please also note that only the lead environmental manager needs to be an EMA of BC member. Please complete the Nomination Form by April 16th, 2019.

*5th Annual* Emerging Environmental Professionals

The Emerging Environmental Professionals Award recognizes an individual in their first 5 years in the environmental industry who has shown leadership within their company and the industry; demonstrated excellence in their practices; demonstrated commitment to the delivery of quality projects or results; accomplished outstanding achievements in their applicable fields; and shown leadership in the community.  

Nominate an Emerging Environmental Professional by May 15th ,2019!

Read about last year’s event, and the summary of the 2018 Award Winners, here!

EMA of BC’s 2nd First Nation’s Environmental Project Award applications are due May 15th, 2019. Read more.