Nomination Deadline June 13: 2014 Cornell Sustainability Award!

The award recognizes a partner organization, agency, or municipality in the community or region who has gone the extra mile to advocate for sustainability issues...

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CALL FOR NOMINATIONS

2014 Cornell University Partners in Sustainability Award

Is there a partner organization, agency, or municipality in the community or region who has gone the extra mile to advocate for sustainability issues and make our region and Cornell greener?

DEADLINE June 13th

Click here to nominate online

The Cornell University Partners in Sustainability Award (CUPSA) is given each spring to a community or regional partner who has made significant and notable contributions to the sustainable development of the Finger Lakes region or the Cornell campus over the last year. Each fall the CUPSA is awarded to Staff and Student Leaders.

To be nominated for the 2014 award the significant impact of their efforts must have occurred between April 1, 2013 and May 1, 2014.

QUALIFICATIONS: These awards recognize local and regional organizations who are currently partnering with Cornell to make an impact on campus and/or regional sustainability efforts by generating awareness, implementing projects, or catalyzing new initiatives in one or more of the following areas: Discovery, Education, Engagement, and Practice. Past recipients include NYSERDA, Tompkins County Climate Protection Initiative, Town of Caroline, and the Building Bridges Initiative.

CRITERIA: All nominations will be evaluated based on their impacts in one or more of the following areas:

Discovery
The awardee has contributed to, or substantially improved, the region’s capacity to create synergies and connections that spark discovery, innovative research, and real progress for humanity.

Education
The awardee has contributed to the region’s educational environment through classes, campaigns, and educational experiences that make sustainability a robust and compelling subject for the next generation of scholars, entrepreneurs, artists, and leaders.

Engagement
The awardee has contributed to the region’s ability to ensure business leaders, policy makers, and citizens get the research-based guidance they need to make crucial decisions for a sustainable future.

Practice
The awardee has helped transform Cornell and/or the region into a living laboratory for sustainability through innovation that directly reduces the region’s ecological footprint, enhances social cohesion and equity in the campus community, or integrates sustainability into the culture and our local communities.

NOMINATION DEADLINE JUNE 13

Click here to nominate online

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