2018 York Region Sustainability Awards

Award Recipients

Sustainability Advocate


This award recognizes the outstanding contributions of an organization in facilitating the advance or support of sustainability activities in York Region.

Sustainability Innovation

The Regional Municipality of York

This award recognizes individual project initiatives that directly contribute to measurable GHG reductions or an environmentally focussed product, service or process that demonstrates outstanding innovation and impact.

Sustainability Leadership

Alectra Utilites
City of Vaughan

This award is given to a member who has put in place organizational support activities that will enable the launch of a proactive environmental sustainability program.

Engaged Green Team

Tree Frog

This award recognizes the comprehensive efforts of a member organization to engage employees.

Passion into Practice

Brain Power

This award is given to an organization that demonstrates a holistic, integrated approach to embedding sustainability principles throughout their own operations and products or services they provide.

Faith & the Common Good

Holy Trinity Thornhill

This award is given to a faith-community in York Region in recognition of notable efforts to embed environmental sustainability actions within their community.

Progressive Action Plan

The Regional Municipality of York

This award acknowledges a member who has developed an ambitious action plan that achieves medium term gains and long-term commitments towards GHG emission reduction.

York Region's Environmental Champion

Nominated by the York Region community members, the York Region Environmental Champion award is given to an individual within an organization that brings forth new ideas in sustainability.