Devon Environmental Sustainability Award

DESA

 

We are Recognizing Businesses'

Environmental Best Practices

 

The Devon Environmental Sustainability Award program has been created to recognize local businesses that incorporate environmentally friendly practices into their operations.

Does your company have an environmentally friendly procedure that you want to share? Apply today!

1st Place
  • $1500 Cash Prize
  • Devon Environmental Sustainability Award plaque to display at your business
  • Media and social media recognition
  • A nomination for an Alberta Emerald Award on behalf of the Town of Devon
  • $750 Cash bonus for promoting your company’s practice to peers*

 

2nd Place

  • $1000 Cash Prize
  • Media and Social Media Recognition

Click the link to apply for your chance to win!

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DESA Award Eligibility Details

1. Grant Eligibility 

a. Eligibility for the DESA Award shall be granted to a company who staff less than one hundred employees, have been in business for over twelve months, have a registered business licence in Devon, and have the scope of their operation in Devon.

b. If a company has previously received a first or second place award, they many apply for the award again IF they are applying with a new project OR if they are applying with the same project and have shown new innovation or positive improvements towards it.

2. Judging

a. Judging shall be completed by a panel of five judges. Judges will consist of community members, town administration and members of town Council.

b. Judges will rate each project on a scale from one to five for each of the four categories; Environmental Benefits and Outcomes, Innovation, Commitment, and Outreach. The score is multiplied by the weighting for each category, resulting in a total score.

c. The company with the best score will receive first place. The company with the second best score will receive second place.

d. Decision by the Judges can be made by majority vote should there be any issues regarding the award of the prize, or other matters relating to the process of awarding the prize.

2016 DESA Award Winners

The Devon Environmental Sustainability Award's 1st and 2nd place winners received the top scores based on a judging process carried out by a panel of 5 judges, with diverse backgrounds.  Applicants were judged based on the criteria of Environmental Benefits and Outcomes, Innovation, Commitment, and Outreach.  These categories were selected upon review of other awards program and to align our process with the Alberta Emeral Awards Program.  The first place winner will be nominated for an Alberta Emerald Award on behalf of the Town of Devon. 

Click here to read about how each business has made steps towards becoming an environmentaly friendly business.


1st Place: Tim Hortons

Website here

2nd Place: The Shaggy Barber

Business Listing here

Runner Ups 

Bzdel Enterprises Ltd. website here

De Rose Transport website here





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