Nominations Sought for UCSF's 2012 Sustainability Awards

Deadline to Nominate Best Green Practices is March 30

March 05, 2012

The Chancellor’s Advisory Committee on Sustainability (CACS) is pleased to announce the launch of our second annual Sustainability Awards for 2012, which will recognize staff, students, faculty, and teams for their contributions to sustainability at UCSF.
 
Members of the UCSF community are encouraged to nominate a green champion — staff, student, faculty, or a team who deserves recognition for their sustainability efforts. People can also nominate themself or their team.

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The ideal candidate is an individual or group that has:

  •  engaged the campus/medical center in an ongoing dialogue about reaching UCSF’s environmental sustainability goals;
  • gone above and beyond the duties of their position to integrate environmental sustainability into existing campus programs in education, research, operations, and public service; and/or
  • instilled a culture of sustainable practices among their peers.

The nominee must be employed or enrolled at UCSF or an affiliate of UCSF. Nominators must specify the person or team that best fulfills the criteria. Please go to this link to download the award application. Completed nominations must be submitted to gail.lee@ucsf.edu by the deadline, Friday, March 30.
 
Winners will be announced at the Living Green Fair at UCSF on Thursday, May 10.

Winners will receive an environmentally-friendly award certificate, campuswide recognition and eligibility for a scholarship for registration to a sustainability conference of their choice, including but not limited to the California Higher Education Sustainability Conference to be held June 18-21.