Individual Leadership Award
Climate Leadership Awards
- About the CLA
- 2013 Award Winners
- 2012 Award Winners
- Application Process, Eligibility and Evaluation Criteria
- Organizational Leadership Award
- Individual Leadership Award
- Supply Chain Leadership Award
- Excellence in GHG Management (Goal Achievement Award)
- Excellence in GHG Management (Goal Setting Certificate)
- Frequent Questions
- Awards Dinner and Conference
- About the Partners
Dates to Remember
June 11, 2013 – Climate Leadership Awards Informational Webinar, 12:00PM EST
August 7, 2013 – Early bird deadline for award applications
September 13, 2013 – Final deadline for 2014 award applications
February 25, 2014 – Award recipients honored at Climate Leadership Awards Dinner, San Diego, CA
Recognizes individuals demonstrating extraordinary leadership in their organizations' response to climate change and/or affecting the responses of other organizations.
Individual Leadership Award Eligibility Requirements and Evaluation Criteria
Applicants must have been employed and reside within the United States.
Exemplary climate leadership activities must have taken place between January 1, 2011 and September 13, 2013, but applications may also refer to actions that commenced before that time and continued into the application period and the length of time an action has been in practice, or that explains how that prior activity served as a foundation for ongoing and more current activities.
Applicants will be evaluated based on the following attributes:
- Innovation and thought leadership in developing leadership, management, and operational strategies.
- Key initiatives led by the applicant related to climate change response, including related goals, benchmarks, plans, and requirements put into place by the applicant within his/her organization.
- Quality of engagement with non-profit organizations, government organizations, and/or other non-advocacy collaborations.
- Quality of effective partnerships established with other organizations and ability to collaborate and convene with peers to develop best practices, influence behavior change, establish standards, and engage in public education.
- Nature of involvement in education and training of internal staff and management, as well as external stakeholders, partners, suppliers, competitors, and/or others.
Note: Judges will be looking for described activities that are deemed to be better than business-as-usual.