green-buildings1Our biennial Green Workplace Awards (GWA) are back! The deadline is quite close, but you still have time to enter your workplace, and to nominate a Green Champion if you know someone who is committed to changing minds and behaviour in your workplace.

The deadline for applying for this year's Awards is December 15th, and the full rules and application/ nomination process can be found on our website.

The GWA competition seeks to reward effort and progress towards more sustainable workplaces, and can include what steps have been taken to reduce a workplaces environmental impact, what green policies have been adopted and practiced, and even what competitions or initiatives have been held to help the environment more generally.

Previous winners:

Kingston HousePhoto from Kingston House FB page2013: Kingston House, a small guest house located on the edge of Hamilton, where owners Harry and Marley Powell not only 'think green' with solar panels, discounts for reusing towels, and an electric car, but also 'think local' with home-made goods and barters with local farmers.

2013 Green Champion: Terry Battersbee: Food Raising Coordinator, Daily Bread

2012 Hospitality Winner: Fairmont Southampton Princess which has replaced most of its lighting with energy efficient LEDs, planted native and drought tolerant plants, diverts 'grey water' to use for flushing and irrigation, and has a strong commitment to local community initiatives.

2012 Green Champion: Diana Antonitian of HSBC.

The winners of the 2015 GWA will be announced in early January – enter or nominate now!

GWAs

About Greenrock

According to The Footprint Network, which measures the ability of the planet to produce resources and absorb waste, our resource use and waste production is 60% more than the earth can produce or absorb annually.

This overshoot is the result of decisions that we each make every day. We seek to generate debate and to influence people to change their behaviour.We strive to be catalysts: Success for us is when we can Change the Mindset so that sustainable use of resources is included in decision-making for individuals, government or businesses. ... read more


Where to find Us

Suite 324, 48 Par-La-Ville Rd,
Hamilton HM11, Bermuda

Telephone: 1-441-747-ROCK (7625)
Email: info@greenrock.org
Website: www.greenrock.org