2019 Celebration Awards | Excellence in Environmental/Sustainability
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The MNCREW Celebration Awards honor the people and projects who contribute to commercial real estate success in Minnesota. The Celebration Awards align with MNCREW's mission "To ignite the commercial real estate industry through the collective achievements and unique strengths of women" and values of Excellence, Community, Leadership Advancement and Impact.

Thank you to our event sponsors C.M. Architecture (CMA), Commercial Partners Title, KOMA and media sponsor Finance & Commerce!

Important Dates:
Submission Deadline: Friday, October 11, 2019 at 5:00 p.m.
Event: Wednesday, November 13, 2019 from 3:00 - 6:00 p.m. at Midpointe Event Center
Submittal project requirements include:
*    The project does not need to be in Minnesota.
*    The project team as listed on the nomination must include at least one MNCREW member.
*    Project or business transaction must have been completed between September 2018 and August 2019.
*    A project can be submitted in multiple categories as long as it fits the requirements for that category.
Excellence in Environmental/Sustainability Award

The Excellence in Environmental/Sustainability Project award recognizes a project that demonstrates significant, measurable milestones in any of the following:
*    energy efficiency
*    health and wellness
*    sustainable purchasing
*    best practices in waste management
*    best practices in water management
*    sustainable best practices for redevelopment that measurably improve or reduce impacts to natural resources or on behalf of the people that inhabit buildings or communities

This award supports the MNCREW values of Excellence, Leadership, Community and Impact.

Judging Attributes
The judging panel will use the following attributes to rank, review and discuss Excellence in Environmental/Sustainability Project nominations:
*    Degree to which the project met the goals of key stakeholders
*    Number of relevance of sustainable certifications received
*    Newness of innovative strategies or technologies used
*    Success of overcoming obstacles or challenges
*    Impact on the environment, community and/or people
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Nominator's Name 


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Nominator's Email

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Project Name 


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List the members of the team, including name, email, company, role and occupation. Indicate MNCREW members with an asterisk (*).  


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Size of the project (square footage) 


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Value of the project/transaction ($) 


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Describe how the environmental and sustainability attributes strategically align with the client's and/or key stakeholders' goals.


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Describe any special design impacts such as:
o    LEED
o    WELL Building or other wellness certification
o    EcoDistrict
o    Smart Cities
o    any clean-up certifications achieved
o    other  


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Describe any innovative strategies or technologies used.  


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Describe grants received (if applicable).


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Describe any obstacles and how the team collaborated to solve them.  


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Describe the measurable benefits, impacts and outcomes to the environment and/or stakeholders.  


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Provide any testimonials available from the client or other key stakeholders.  


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Please provide 1-6 photos that highlight the environmental and/or sustainability elements.  


Email photos to info@mncrew.org and reference the awards category and project name. PNG or JPG files accepted; 10 MB limit per email.


Please check below to indicate if you will send photos.  

Yes, I will send photos to support my nomination
No, I do not plan to send photos