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Ambassadors of Action: Sustainable Business Award - Nomination Package 2011 Ambassadors of Action: Sustainable Business Award - Nomination Package 2011 Document Transcript

  • 2011 Ambassadors of Action Sustainable Business Award Application This award recognizes the businesses in the community that have made an effort to be Ambassadors of Action in the realm of sustainability.
  • AMBASSADORS OF ACTION TO BE ELIGIBLE FOR THIS AWARD, A BUSINESS MUST SUSTAINABLE BUSINESS AWARD OUTLINE THE SUSTAINABLE ACTIONS THAT FALL APPLICATION: UNDER THE TOWN’S SUSTAINABILITY COGS: THIS AWARD RECOGNIZES A BUSINESS IN CULTURAL VITALITY THE COMMUNITY THAT HAS MADE AN ENVIRONMENTAL RESPONSIBILITYEFFORT TO BE AN AMBASSADOR OF ACTION SOCIAL EQUITY IN THE REALM OF SUSTAINABILITY. (PLEASE FILL OUT THIS FORM AND SUPPLEMENTARY ECONOMIC VIABILITYINFORMATION ELECTRONICALLY AND EITHER EMAIL, MAIL, OR DROP OFF AT THE TOWN OFFICE) IF THE APPLICANT HAS APPLIED FOR THIS AWARD IN PREVIOUS YEARS, THEY CANNOT USE THE SAME ACTIONS PREVIOUSLY SUBMITTED. APPLICANTS MUST HAVE A TOWN OF STONY PLAIN OR TRI-REGIONAL DATE: BUSINESS LICENSE. WINNERS WILL BE SELECTED BY THE TOWN OF STONY PLAIN BASED ON NAME OF BUSINESS: SUSTAINABILITY, INNOVATION, CONTRIBUTION TO THE COMMUNITY, AND LONG TERM VISION. THE AWARD WILL BE PRESENTED AT THE 2011 JOINT CHAMBERS OF COMMERCE AWARDS GALA. ADDRESS: CITY: PROVINCE: APPLICANTS ARE ENCOURAGED TO PROVIDE ANY ADDITIONAL POSTAL CODE: INFORMATION, RESOURCES, PICTURES, ETC. ALONG WITH THIS APPLICATION FORM. PHONE NUMBER: ONCE COMPLETED, PLEASE SUBMIT BY AUGUST 31, 2011 TO: ATTN: BRENDA OTTO CONTACT NAME: SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT COORDINATOR TOWN OF STONY PLAIN 4905—51 AVE EMAIL ADDRESS: STONY PLAIN AB T7Z 1Y1 B.OTTO@STONYPLAIN.COM IF YOU HAVE ANY QUESTIONS, PLEASE CONTACT THE TOWN OFFICE AT 780.963.8592
  • CULTURAL: PRESERVE CULTURAL HERITAGE; STRENGTHEN OUR SENSE OF CONNECTEDNESS; FOSTER COMMUNITY SUPPORT, HOSPITALITY, AND HARMONYPLEASE PROVIDE A SUMMARY ON THE ACTION(S) TAKEN TO FOSTER THE ABOVE DESCRIPTION OF CULTURAL SUSTAINABILITY. EXAMPLESCOULD INCLUDE, BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO: · PARTICIPATE, SPONSOR, HOST, OR CONTRIBUTE TO A COMMUNITY EVENT · ALIGNMENT WITH THE URBAN DESIGN TOOLKIT (FOUND ONLINE AT WWW.STONYPLAIN.COM) · INCREASE PRESENCE OF ARTISTIC ENDEAVORS · PRESERVE HERITAGE AND CULTURE · PARTNER WITH A CULTURAL AMENITY OR GROUP—THEATRES, GALLERY, SCHOOLS, BOARDS, COMMITTEES, ETC.
  • ENVIRONMENTAL: PROMOTE NATURAL RESOURCES; RESPONSIBLE CONSUMPTION PATTERNS; ENCOURAGE LIVING WITHIN OUR ECOLOGICAL LIMITSPLEASE PROVIDE A SUMMARY ON THE ACTION(S) TAKEN TO FOSTER THE ABOVE DESCRIPTION OF ENVIRONMENTAL SUSTAINABILITY.EXAMPLES COULD INCLUDE, BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO: · ENERGY EFFICIENT PRACTICES (AUDITS, CHANGE IN LIGHTING, USING ENERGY STAR MACHINES, USING ALTERNATIVE FORMS OF ENERGY I.E. SOLAR, WIND, GEOTHERMAL, ETC.) · CAR POOLING; USING FUEL EFFICIENT VEHICLES; ETC. · ECO LANDSCAPING / XERISCAPING · WASTE MANAGEMENT—RECYCLING, COMPOSTING, ETC. · WATER CONSERVATION--I.E. LOW FLOW PLUMBING FIXTURES; RAIN BARRELS; ETC. · ECO-FRIENDLY PROCUREMENT, SUPPLY, OR PACKAGING PRACTICES
  • SOCIAL: DEVELOP AND MAINTAIN A COMMUNITY FOCUSED ON CREATIVELY MEETING THE NEEDS OF RESIDENTS THROUGH PROMOTING EQUALITY, WELLBEING, SAFETY, CITIZEN PARTICIPATION, AND INVOLVEMENTPLEASE PROVIDE A SUMMARY ON THE ACTION(S) TAKEN TO FOSTER THE ABOVE DESCRIPTION OF SOCIAL SUSTAINABILITY. EXAMPLES COULDINCLUDE, BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO: · PROMOTE HEALTH AND WELLNESS AMONG EMPLOYEES · FOSTER A SAFE COMMUNITY · ALIGNMENT WITH THE URBAN DESIGN TOOLKIT (AVAILABLE ONLINE AT WWW.STONYPLAIN.COM) · PROVIDE SERVICES, PRODUCTS, ACCESS, ETC. TO PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES, SENIORS, CHILDREN, YOUTH, OR OTHER DEMOGRAPHICS IN NEED THROUGHOUT THE COMMUNITY · PARTNER OR COOPERATE WITH SOCIAL ORIENTED ORGANIZATIONS · DONATE OR CONTRIBUTE TO A SOCIAL PROGRAM, INITIATIVE, EVENT, ETC. · PROVIDE SOCIAL BENEFITS TO EMPLOYEES OR CONSUMERS/CLIENTS
  • ECONOMIC: PROMOTE ECONOMIC SECURITY AND EQUITY THROUGH THE EFFECTIVE AND INNOVATIVE USE OF RESOURCES THAT CONSIDERS THE NEEDS OF CURRENT AND FUTURE GENERATIONSPLEASE PROVIDE A SUMMARY ON THE ACTION(S) TAKEN TO FOSTER THE ABOVE DESCRIPTION OF ECONOMIC SUSTAINABILITY. EXAMPLESCOULD INCLUDE, BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO: · COMPLETE A COMPREHENSIVE BUSINESS, MARKETING, COMMUNICATIONS PLAN OR CAMPAIGN · INNOVATIVE PRACTICES FOR EFFICIENT AND EFFECTIVE BUSINESS OPERATIONS, I.E. E-COMMERCE, SOCIAL MEDIA, ACCOUNTING PRACTICES, ETC. · PROVIDE INNOVATIVE EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES WITHIN THE COMMUNITY, I.E. APPRENTICESHIP PROGRAM, HIRE A STUDENT, MENTORSHIP PROGRAM, ETC. · PROMOTE SHOP LOCAL INITIATIVES · CONTRIBUTE, SPONSOR, HOST, OR PARTICIPATE IN AN ECONOMIC/BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT EVENT