2007 GLOBE Awards: Deadline approaching for Canada's premier awards on the business of the environment

    VANCOUVER, April 16 /CNW/ - The nomination deadline for the 2007 GLOBE
Awards for Environmental Excellence is fast approaching with submissions due
by April 27th, 2007. The GLOBE Awards are Canada's highest profile national
acclaim for environmental excellence as judged by the GLOBE Foundation's panel
of international environmental leaders. The awards identify and showcase
companies that have leveraged their commitment to environmental leadership
into a competitive advantage. The winners lead the pack with sustainable
business strategies, progressive technologies, and services. The awards will
be presented at EECO 2007 Environment & Energy Conference, being held at the
Metro Toronto Convention Centre. This exciting awards event will serve as the
Closing Gala Luncheon for EECO 2007 and will take place on Wednesday,
June 20th in Toronto, Ontario.
    The list of previous winners of the GLOBE Awards includes some of the
most celebrated companies in the Canadian environmental business community.
Past winners include Interface Flooring Systems (Canada), Inc., Suncor Energy
Inc., Xantrex Technology, Advanced Glazings Ltd., Jantzi Research Inc., Toyota
Canada, and The Forest Products Association of Canada.
    Businesses with a track record of environmental innovation are encouraged
to enter the GLOBE Awards for Environmental Excellence in one of four

    -   The Corporate Competitiveness Award
    -   The Award for Technology Innovation and Application
    -   The Capital Markets Award for Sustainable Investment & Banking
    -   The Award for Excellence in Urban Sustainability

    Submissions for the GLOBE Awards are judged by a panel of well-known
experts from the Canadian business community. For detailed criteria
information, please visit the GLOBE Awards website at www.theglobeawards.ca.
The deadline for proposals is April 27, 2007.

    About EECO 2007

    EECO 2007 is a unique event designed to offer valuable insight into the
business of the environment, and will bring together over 700 senior corporate
and government leaders from across North America. This is the fourth in a
series of biennial events organized by the GLOBE Foundation in concert with
the Delphi Group. It will be held June 19-20, 2007 at the Metro Toronto
Convention Centre. For more information, please visit www.eeco2007.com.

For further information:

For further information: Jeremy Dunn, Curve Communications Group, Tel:
(604) 684-3170, Fax: (604) 684-3171, jeremy@curvecommunications.com

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