Green Building Champion (Individual)
Leadership Award - Green Building Champion (Individual)
The Green Building Champion Award recognizes a deserving individual for initiatives that demonstrate exceptional achievement in advocating for CaGBC's core interests, programs, and priorities. It may also include work related to commercial enterprise, public interest programs, policies, education, or advocacy that further advances sustainability in Canada. Applicants must clearly display exceptional achievement in advocating for sustainable green buildings within their area of industry.
Green Building Pioneer (Organization)
Leadership Award - Green Building Pioneer (Organization)
The Green Building Pioneer Award recognizes an organization which has demonstrated an innovative approach to the advancement of green building technology, products, capacity building, policy, design, or operations. As a result, the industry, their competitors, customers, and employees are pushed towards continuous improvement ultimately helping the CaGBC achieve its goal of every building greener. Nominees will be known for contributing innovative work, considered ahead of its time, which inspires others in the industry. Evaluations will consider vision and innovation; success factors; commitment to sustainability; and impact on industry, employees, competitors, and customers.
Emerging Green Leader (Individual)
Leadership Award - Emerging Green Leader (Individual)
The Emerging Green Leader Award recognizes a deserving student or young professional who has made a significant contribution to advocating, educating, or practicing green building and/or community development. This individual is recognized as a leader among their peers and has a strong commitment to green building, the environment, and positive change. Only Emerging Green Professional (EGP) members in good standing are eligible for this award. An EGP is either a full-time student or 30 years of age or younger with a passion for green building. This award is presented to an individual who is a member of a regional Chapter or an employee of a corporate member company. Evaluations will consider: demonstrated leadership among peers; potential for leadership; and, commitment to sustainability.
Inspired Educator (Individual or Organization)
Leadership Award - Inspired Educator (Individual or Organization)
The Inspired Educator Award recognizes a deserving institution (represented by an engaged faculty and/or staff member) for educating learners in sustainable design, green building, operations, and/or real estate development at a post-secondary academic institution. The recipient fosters passion and success in their students by delivering "sustainable" content with the desire to better educate the next generation of green building professionals. Teams, departments, organizations, or individuals may apply on behalf of the institution. Evaluations will consider how the academic institution successfully delivered education/curriculum of sustainable design, green building, green operations, or green real estate; and, how the post-secondary incorporated the ever evolving green building industry into their curriculum.
Government Leadership (Individual or Organization)
Leadership Award - Government Leadership (Individual or Organization)
The Government Leadership Award recognizes a deserving individual, team, department, or organization that has developed policies and/or programs to advance green building in Canada. The recipient has shown leadership in working within the public sector to effect change and improve performance in sustainable building practices, such as the adoption of a leading green building standard or the implementation of an innovative, sustainable infrastructure project. Applicants must clearly demonstrate how the office or department adopted a policy for greening buildings; explain any green building policies or programs developed; and/or, show how they demonstrated leadership by setting ambitious green building goals for other departments, or governments to follow.
The Ed Lim Technical Expertise Volunteer (Individual)
Leadership Award - Technical Expertise Volunteer (Individual)
The Ed Lim Technical Expertise Volunteer Award is presented to an individual who has generously dedicated considerable time and shared their expertise in an advisory capacity towards the advancement of green building in Canada. The recipient is highly regarded as a subject matter expert, serving as a member of one (or more) of the Council’s volunteer committees. Their contributions to the planning, review, and execution of industry specific initiatives positively influence the productivity and effectiveness of the committee’s work. Committees may include: Technical Advisory Groups, Steering Committees, Building Lasting Change Program Committee, Product of the Year Jury, Greenest School in Canada Jury. Evaluations will consider degree of expertise; demonstrated commitment and reliability; commitment to sustainability; influence on committee; and contributions to success.