Call for Nominations
Governor Jay Inslee presented the first annual David & Patricia Giuliani Clean Energy Entrepreneur Award to Kenworth Truck Company in April. The next award will be presented at our upcoming Future of Carbon Policy Forum, and nominations are now open.
The award, named after our organization’s founder and his wife, recognizes meaningful advances in clean energy innovation. With so much clean energy innovation in Washington state, this year’s winner will earn significant bragging rights.
Is your company – or another that you admire – bringing forward new ideas to accelerate our transition to a clean economy? If so, please fill out the nomination form here.
We welcome nominations for large companies and small businesses, iconic establishments and fledgling start-ups, in any sector whether power, transportation, agriculture, maritime, manufacturing, software… you name it. Criteria includes:
- Doing business in Washington state
- Measurable reduction of greenhouse gasses and criteria pollutants
- Positive impact on overburdened communities
- Innovation that leads sector-wide change
- Job creation
Feel free to share the nomination form. The deadline for submissions is November 19th.
Stay up to date with what’s being done to implement the Climate Commitment Act. Click HERE to read the Department of Ecology’s monthly blog series, "Meaningful Momentum," which provides regular updates on various aspects of this effort.
The Department of Ecology opened public comment on a new initiative to improve air quality in communities overburdened by air pollution, seeking input from communities, organizations, environmental justice advocates, Tribal Governments, and the general public. To register for an upcoming public comment session and to learn more about the multiple ways you can participate, please visit: www.ecology.wa.gov/overburdened. Public comment period ends Friday, Nov. 4.
Starting in October, Ecology will hold training sessions for businesses and individuals that want to participate in the cap-and-invest auctions and trading market. Click HERE for dates and info.
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