In addition, WHC can provide the following to help your company’s communications activities:
The Wildlife Habitat Council Awards, presented annually, recognize excellence in corporate conservation. The 2017 WHC Awards were presented during the 2017 WHC Conservation Conference, November 8-9.
Corporate Conservation Leadership Award
Our top award honors one company’s overall achievement in conservation efforts, and signifies an exemplary level of corporate commitment to biodiversity and conservation education, and meaningful alignments with global conservation objectives.
Employee Engagement Award
Presented to one organization, this award recognizes a company’s involvement in conservation through the sheer force of its employee teams who participate in its habitat and conservation education activities.
Gold Program Award
This award recognized the overall depth of one exceptional program in the Gold Certified tier.
Projects are recognized for their excellence in each of the WHC Project Guidance themes, such as Pollinators, Bats, Grasslands, etc. This category offers projects of all sizes the ability to compete for recognition.
Visit the Awards page to view the most recent winners and nominees.
Award nominees and winners are chosen from Conservation Certification applications received between August 2, 2017 and July 15, 2018. Applications received after July 15, 2018 will be considered for the 2019 WHC Awards. Applications under appeal are not considered for awards until the following calendar year.
Programs that have achieved WHC Conservation Certification are given one of the following designations: Certified, Certified Silver or Certified Gold. This tier system was established to recognize levels of achievement and encourage improvement.
Motivate your team to implement powerful and impactful programs with the incentive of being designated as a Gold or Silver program. In addition to recognition at the Conservation Conference and eligibility for WHC Awards, program tiers offer an addition level of promotion, including:
Tiering levels are reviewed each year and are subject to change from one year to the next. These adjustments do not change previously certified program levels. If you have any further questions, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.