Invitation for Nominations for CEF Annual Environmental Awards
The CEF Annual Environmental Awards were established in 2001 to mark the outstanding contribution of individual citizens, organisations and businesses to the preservation or improvement of the environment of Cork City and County. Amongst the many past winners are Noel Dillon (Individual Category) , ex-County Manager for his vision in helping to establish CEF in 1995; Sustain West Cork (Community & Voluntary Category); Cork City and County Heritage Officers for Biodiversity Plans (Public) and Avego (Private) for their car sharing app. See below for a full list of past award winners.
This year as always CEF is looking for nominations for individuals, groups or businesses in the 4 pillars of society as listed below as well as the Community Garden Award initiated in 2009. In addition, CEF is seeking nominations for a Lifetime Achievement category.
Please note that in the first 4 categories below, nominations are for specific projects or actions, while nominations for the lifetime achievement award are for an individual’s long term contribution to environmental care. If you are nominating a community garden please include photos if possible.
- Community and Voluntary sector
- Commercial and Business sector
- Public sector
- Outstanding individual actions
- Community Garden
- Lifetime achievement
There are many unsung heroes out there working diligently on initiatives that in one way or another help to improve our environment. Let us know by nominating any individual, community group, business or public body that you know is contributing in a positive way to the environment, by completing the following form: Environmental Awards Nomination Form and forwarding to firstname.lastname@example.org or by post addressed to The Chairperson c/o Mount Carmel, Kilcolman, Enniskeane, Co. Cork. All nominations are considered and the winners chosen by a selection panel.
We are delighted to let you know that Michael Ewing, Coordinator of the Environmental Pillar will adjudicate the final selection process.
The closing date for receipt of nominations has been extended to Friday 9th November 2012.
Award Tender: CEF would like to invite anyone who is interested to tender for the award to be presented. In the past few years this has been a sculptural piece of wood on a stone base. If you would like more details please get in touch.