Each year, the Environmental Business Council of New England (EBC) recognizes companies, organizations and individuals for outstanding environmental/energy accomplishments in the promotion of a sustainable, clean environment through the EBEE Awards Celebration. These awards were established by the EBC to encourage companies, government agencies, non-profit organizations, and environmental professionals to serve as models for others to emulate and, in doing so, further the mission and objectives of the EBC.
Nominations are being accepted in one or more of the categories listed below. You are encouraged to self nominate and to nominate programs and/or projects where your company (perhaps working with other EBC member companies) has been an active participant.
All nominations must be submitted by Friday, March 21 at 8:00pm.
This award, established by resolution of the Board of Directors on January 4, 1994, recognized the significant contribution made by Paul Keough and is awarded to an organization or individual for outstanding environmental leadership in government service.
Paul Keough (1946-1994) was one of the first employees hired at the EPA Boston office when it opened in 1971 and served the agency for over twenty years, earning accolades as a hard-nosed, energetic bureaucrat with an abiding commitment to the environment. Mr. Keough began at the EPA as the agency’s press secretary, and spent over 10 years as the deputy administrator for New England
This award, created by resolution of the Board of Directors in 1994, is presented to a public or private corporation in recognition of their outstanding corporate environmental leadership and contribution to the quality of the environment in New England. Historically, the selected organization is one has had a close working relationship with an EBC member company. To honor and acknowledge the special contribution of John A.S. McGlennon to the protection and enhancement of the environment in New England, a unanimous vote of the Board of Directors on Tuesday, September 10, 2002, advanced the name of this award to the John A. S. McGlennon Environmental Award for Corporate Leadership.
The Environmental-Energy Merit Award for Service to the Environmental Industry was established in 1995 to honor a senior level individual in the environmental industry in recognition of their meritorious service, leadership, and dedication to the quality of the environment and to the development of the environmental industry in New England.
To honor and acknowledge the special contribution of Stephen G. Lewis to the environmental industry, a resolution of the Board of Directors on October 2, 2000, advanced the name of this award to the Stephen G. Lewis Environmental Merit Award for Service to the Environmental Industry.
This award was established by resolution of the Board of Directors on February 5, 2001 in recognition of outstanding environmental and/or energy leadership by a non-profit organization.
This award, established by resolution of the Board of Directors on March 4, 2002, recognizes an environmentally-related endeavor which is a joint or shared project between an EBC member and another person or entity and which reflects the global environmental values and human spirit exemplified by Nicholas Humber.
Nicholas Humber (1941-2001) President, Brae Burn Management, was an active member of the EBC. He served as the chair of the EBC’s Innovative Technology Committee from 1997 to 2000; and prior to that chaired the International Business Committee
This award, established by resolution of the Board of Directors on March 4, 2002, is awarded to a Brownfields project in which an EBC member organization has had significant involvement and that serves as an example of excellence notwithstanding the social, economic, technical and institutional challenges imposed.
To honor and acknowledge the special contribution of James D.P. Farrell to the Brownfields Program, a resolution of the Board of Directors on January 10, 2005 advanced the name of this award to the James D.P. Farrell Brownfields Project of the Year Award.
This award, established by resolution of the Board of Directors on January 13, 2009, recognizes a company, organization, person or project that supports the environmental/energy industry.