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Award to a Canada Individual to Recognize Outstanding Work in Environmental Projects

3M Environmental Innovation Award


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Funding Source
The Royal Canadian Geographical Society and 3M Canada
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Geographic Focus
Canada: Alberta;   British Columbia;   Manitoba;   New Brunswick;   Newfoundland and Labrador;   Northwest Territories;   Nova Scotia;   Nunavut;   Ontario;   Prince Edward Island;   Quebec;   Saskatchewan;   Yukon;

Important Dates
Deadline: 09/12/16 2:00 PM EST Save

Grant Description
Award to a Canada individual to acknowledge their outstanding work in environmental projects. The nominee's project or program should demonstrate new and creative solutions towards protecting, restoring, and preserving the environment. The Foundation seeks to recognize outstanding individuals in business, government, academia or community organizations whose innovative contributions to environmental change are benefiting Canada and Canadians.

Nominations will be judged according to the following criteria:
1) Innovative: The nominee has demonstrated originality in his or her commitment to working toward a solution for an environmental concern.
2) Effective: The nominee has identified a specific environmental concern or problem and has a plan of action for addressing the problem and has demonstrated measurable results.
3) Influential: The nominee has earned the attention and support of the public.
4) Viable: The nominee’s initiative must be economically feasible and sustainable.
5) Sustainable: The benefits of the innovation should be environmentally, socially, and financially sound and ethical.
5) Distinctive: The nominee’s innovation is distinct from other approaches or projects.


  • Others (see text field entitled "Additional Eligibility Criteria" for clarification)

Additional Eligibility Criteria
All nominees should be active participants in or leaders of projects or activities that have community support and are ethical, environmentally sound and solution-oriented.

Nominees may include individuals who are pioneering environmental initiatives in their communities or places of employment.

No employee of The Royal Canadian Geographical Society, Canadian Geographic or 3M Canada is eligible to nominate candidates or receive this award.

All nominations must be made by a third-party. No self-nominations accepted.

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Contact Information
Nomination Form:

Jason Muscant, Director of Awards
613-745-4629 ext. 139

The Royal Canadian Geographical Society
Suite 200, 1155 Lola Street
Ottawa, Ontario
K1K 4C1

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