2008 Alcan Prize for Sustainability: Call for entries

Forwarded to the Portal by: Manager, Alcan Prize For Sustainability

The Alcan Prize for Sustainability is a US$1 million Prize that recognizes organizations demonstrating a comprehensive approach to addressing, achieving and further advancing economic, environmental and/or social sustainability.

The Alcan Prize for Sustainability is one of the world's most significant, privately funded Prizes. One Prize is awarded annually.

Additionally, Grants valued at US$15,000 are awarded to the remaining nine shortlisted organizations, with the specific intention of investing in certifiable training and capacity building for the organization.

The 2008 Prize is open for entries from Sunday 1st June 2008.

To ensure the credibility and integrity of the Prize, Rio Tinto Alcan partners with The Prince of Wales International Business Leaders Forum (IBLF) to develop, facilitate and manage the program.

Entry forms and criteria will be available online at www.alcanprizeforsustainability.com

To confirm your organization is eligible to enter, view: www.alcanprizeforsustainability.com/eligibility_en

The closing date is 12th September 2008 at midnight GMT.

Celebrating Prize Recipients

Rio Tinto Alcan and IBLF are hosting the Winner and Finalists of the 2007 Prize together with 2004 , 2006 Winners in Montreal, Canada from the 9th , 12th June. The meeting coincides with the Conference of Montreal where Winners and Finalists will have the opportunity to showcase their success with an audience of some 1,500 people.

View the 2007 shortlist

View Conference of Montreal programme

Contact Us

Should you have any questions, please do contact us for further information: manager@alcanprizeforsustainability.com.




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