The Cyprus Centre for Environmental Research and Education (CYCERE) recognizing that all organizations and businesses can have a direct or indirect impact on the local, regional and, consequently, the global environment, aims at the emergence of Organizations / Businesses that have developed and adopted environmentally friendly policies as they contribute in activities and actions to protect the environment.
With the Support of the Environment Commissioner Office, the Cyprus University of Technology (CUT), the Employers and Industrialists Federation (EIF), the Association of Cyprus Tourist Enterprises (ACTE), the Cyprus Federation of Business and Professional Women (BPW Cyprus) and the Environmental and Social Voluntary Network Together Cyprus the following three (3) awards are established as to be awarded to Organisms / Business:
- Bronze Environment Protector
- Silver Environment Protector
- Gold Environment Protector
The Bronze Environment Protector Award is awarded to an organization / business that has drawn up an environmental policy, either autonomously or in cooperation with CYCERE, and has as a permanent aim the respect for the environment. At the same time through its actions it promotes the environmental awareness and awakening of its visitors / clients.
The Silver Environment Protector Award is awarded to the organization / business, whose main purpose is the protection and rational management of the natural environment, by taking actions that contribute to the environmental consciousness of its visitors / customers. It has also conducted more than one environmental policy, either autonomously or in collaboration with CYCERE, by promoting the development of environmental practices aimed at reducing the negative impact of man on nature.
The Gold Environment Protector Award is awarde to the organization / business which manages environmental issues as an integral part of its operational policy, by establishing practices and actions that preserve the natural environment. In addition, it reduces the consumption of natural resources through the adoption of appropriate best techniques, thus contributing to sustainable development. It also undertakes actions for the environmental upgrading of its premises and in the context of its social responsibility it strengthens in various ways the local environmental agents.
More information can be found on the Informative sheet attached.
Participation Stage (October – February)
At first you need to submit the Participation Form.
Subscription stage (October – February)
Afterwards, the subscription as a Organization or Business should be submitted according to the award you wish to be considered candidates. The fees are considered symbolic and are required for covering the expenses of the Administrative and Scientific support.
Documentation stage (since 28th February)
For submitting all the required documents for supporting your candidacy in the chosen Award, you must submit the “Documentation of Activities” file.
Support Stage (November – March)
During this stage, CYCERE will provide Scientific and Administrative support as for you to perform all the activities required for obtaining the Award selected.
Evaluation Stage (April – May)
After completing all the required actions, Evaluation from the Evaluation Scientific Committee will follow. Attached you can find the “Evaluation” files for the three awards, and the Self-Evaluation file of the Organization/Business.
Award Stage (June)
At the final stage, as soon as the required activities are completed, an inspection from the Scientific Committee will be performed and given that all the prerequisites are completed you will be awarded.
Reportage from the Press Conference for the Announcement of the Awards :
Cyprus Centre for Environmental Research and Education
306 Agiou Andreou str., P.O. Box 56091, 3304 Limassol Cyprus
Tel.: 25954954, 25864344, 99477309 / Fax.: 25335682, 25954901
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