2011 Kelowna Chamber Of Commerce Green Business Awards Announced
Pushor Mitchell LLP was the large business recipient of the 2011 Green Business Awards. The awards were presented in partnership by the Kelowna Chamber of Commerce and SIFE (Students in Free Enterprise). Each of the following category recipients has had to incorporate environmental sustainability into their business model and mission/vision statements. These businesses must also have met and exceeded their industry standards along with ensuring long-term sustainability for their green initiatives.
Small Green Business Award (1-10 employees)
- Waterfront Wines Restaurant & Wine Bar
Mid-size Green Business Award (11-30 employees)
- Ricardo’s Mediterranean Kitchen
Large Green Business Award (31+ employees)
- Pushor Mitchell LLP
Green Innovator Award
- Campion Marine Inc.
Rob Cinkant, President and COO, Sysco Kelowna Ltd., was honoured as the 2011 Sustainability Leader of the Year. To receive the prestigious Sustainability Leader of the Year, the organization had to have implemented innovative practices to reduce negative environmental impacts and must have achieved significant results in environmental stewardship. The recipient of this award has also demonstrated initiative and has been a catalyst for change within their industry sector.
The Green Business Awards is a project initiative to recognize businesses and organizations within Kelowna who successfully operate with environmentally sustainable practices. The objective of the awards is to further educate businesses throughout the community on the benefits of employing these strategies.