“Education either functions
as an instrument to...bring about conformity or it
becomes the practice of freedom, the means by which men and women deal critically and creatively with reality and discover how to participate
in the transformation of their world" ~Paulo Freire
ESCUELA VERDE 2017 CORPORATE AWARDS
Escuela Verde wishes to recognize outstanding local businesses and/or organizations that are leading the way for the Greater Milwaukee area in the areas of sustainability, social justice and wellness. Please complete the Nomination Form for a business or organization and submit no later than the deadline date of August 21, 2017. (Under the criteria below, you may submit your own name and business or organization affiliation.)
Award Evaluation Criteria
With each award category, please include examples of quantitative and/or qualitative evidence of projects or initiatives that clearly demonstrate how the nominee meets one or more of the three criteria in any of the award categories below.
that were mutually beneficial and clearly addressed specific community needs that encompassed sustainability, social justice and/or wellness issues.
In order to address wasteful environmental practices, individuals, businesses and organizations have taken steps to improve their lives through issues such as energy and water conservation, waste management, using green products and land stewardship. We wish to recognize their efforts in leading the way through our sustainability award.
Social Justice Award
In order to address issues of justice in our city, many individuals, businesses and organizations have taken steps to work towards equity and restorative justice through community service and philanthropic support to organizations working towards social justice. We wish to recognize their efforts in leading the way through our social justice award.
In order to address issues of health and well-being in our city, many individuals, businesses and organizations have taken steps to work towards peace through community and peace-building efforts, health and wellness initiatives for employees or communities, and providing philanthropic support to organizations working towards wellness. We wish to recognize their efforts in leading the way through our wellness award.