2010 Globe Awards Presented in Vancouver

Guests gathered around the stage and television screens for the announcements of the 2010 Globe Award winners

Winners of the 2010 Globe Awards were recognized Tuesday night at Waterfront’s Fairmount Hotel, where over a hundred people gathered in formal attire to celebrate excellence in environmental business.

The awards recognized companies and corporations who have balanced environmentalism, competitive business strategies and sustainable development.

As guests gathered in the chandelier-lit ballroom, trays of wine and champagne were passed around the room, and people circled around the small candle-lit tables to engage in business conversations.

As the presentations began, the crowd of businessmen gathered at the front of the room.

Seven awards were presented in total, with many recognized corporations walking away with a glass globe in hand.

RBC was presented with the first award of the evening, earning the “Corporate Award for Excellence in Business Strategies.” According to the awards announcers, RBC’s commitment to sustainable energy began in 1991, and has continues to branch out since its first commitment.

VANOC received the loudest round of applause as they were presented with the” Corporate Award for Environmental Excellence”. This award was to recognize VANOC’s efforts to create environmental care and awareness during the Vancouver 2010 games. Other nominees in the category included The Minto Group and Fairmount Hotels and Resorts.

Other Winners of the event included Dow Chemicals, who walked away with the “Award for Excellence in Emerging Technology” and Port Metro Vancouver, which was awarded the “Eco Freight Award for Sustainable Transportation.”

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