Celebrating Canada’s Sustainability Heroes

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The Winners of the 2021 Clean50 Awards were announced on April 19th and appeared in the Globe & Mail’s Report on Business that same week with 12 other pages of Clean50 content.  Due to COVID 19, The Clean50 Summit 10.0 and the celebration of this year’s Clean50 honourees has been postponed to an in-person gathering on September 30th 2021. Clean50 Top Project Awards were announced April 20th.

The hunt for the 2022 Clean50 begins NOW – you may make a nomination on the Nominate page effective immediately and until Canada Day – July 1st.  Nominees will then have until Noon EDT July 5th 2021 to respond to their nomination, by completing the Detailed Nomination Form.  Winners will be announced on October 1st, 2021, and COVID permitting,  we will host Clean50 Summit 11.0 on the same day.

The Clean50 Individual awards are selected from 16 diverse categories that transcend industries, academia, different levels of government, thought leaders and advocates, and are based on accomplishments delivered over the prior two years.

The leader in each of the 16 categories is also declared to be part of the Clean16, depicting those 16 Honourees as the top contributor in their respective categories.

The Clean50 Emerging Leaders are selected from amongst those under age 35 whose contribution is outsized compared to their age, and otherwise based on essentially the same criteria as the Individual Clean50 awards.

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Top Projects

The Clean50 Top Projects annually recognize those projects completed in the prior two years based on their innovation, their ability to inform, and inspire other Canadians. The Top Project of the year is then selected each year at the Clean50 Summit, from votes cast by both incoming and Alumni members of the Clean50.

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HP Canada & Lavergne Group: Upcycling Plastic Waste

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The Clean50 Organization stands with the Indigenous Peoples in Canada

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Post COVID19: 217 Clean50 Leaders call for a #CleanReset for Canada

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Plan de relance – Clean50

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Blocking business as usual to create change: A counterproductive tactic or pathway to a better world?

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Closing the Loop and Opening Possibilities: One Company’s Journey

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