Community Impact


About the Community Impact Award 

This People’s Choice Award celebrates individuals, groups, or organizations that have championed community-focused initiatives with a significant environmental footprint. We spotlight projects that: 

  • Exemplify commitment to advancing Canada’s environmental progress. 
  • Deliver measurable benefits to the environmental workforce. 
  • Have been successfully completed or made notable strides in the past 18 months. 

Selection Process 

All nominees for the Community Impact Award will be featured on, where the public can cast their votes. The award recipient, chosen by popular vote, will be announced at the ECO IMPACT Awards Gala on February 8th, 2024.

Nomination Criteria 

To ensure a fair and comprehensive evaluation, please adhere to the following criteria: 


  • Open to individuals, teams, or organizations. 
  • Projects should be community-focused with a clear environmental benefit. 
  • Projects must have been completed within the last 18 months or be nearing completion. 
  • Nominees should not have been nominated for the Top Employer category. 
  • Employees of nominated entities cannot vote. 

Submission Requirements: 

  • Project Name 
  • Project Summary (max 750 words) detailing:  
    • Bio of person(s)/organization/group submitting the nomination 
    • Details on how the nomination embodies ECO Canada’s commitment to stewarding the Canadian environmental workforce, championing sustainable economic growth across all sectors, and prioritizing environmental care and best practices. 
    • Specifics of the project’s environmental community impact feel-good projects that have an environmental benefit). 
    • Project timeline or completion date. 
  • A 3-5 minute video showcasing the project’s community impact and/or environmental contributions. 

ECO Impact Awards – Learning Series & Awards Gala 

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