The purpose of the KCIC Sustainability Awards Program is to recognize and promote sustainable practices by businesses in the Kansas City metropolitan area. Awards will be given in the following three categories: Sustainability, Stewardship & Innovation. More information on the awards criteria: 2017 KCIC Sustainability Awards Program Information
ELIGIBILITY: The competition is open to all companies that are current members of KCIC and non-members that are nominated by a current KCIC member. (For non-members, extra points will be given to businesses located within the KCIC industrial area or to businesses that work with KCIC members (suppliers/vendors). Non-member award recipients are encouraged to join KCIC and will be offered a discounted membership.
Submissions must be for work completed between July 1, 2016 and June 30, 2017, except for the stewardship category.
An entry shall be specific for one category only. If the judges determine that the entry is better suited to a different category, the entry will be recategorized.
AWARDS PROCESS: A committee of judges from the KCIC Sustainability Committee reviews and selects award recipients based on the qualifications and criteria listed below. Award recipients are notified in late Sept./early Oct., prior to the official awards presentation at the KCIC Sustainability Breakfast on October 26, 2017.
DEADLINE: Nominations must be received no later than September 18, 2017.