Environmental Awards

Whistler Blackcomb

Whistler Blackcomb Sustainability Awards List

At Whistler Blackcomb, we are grateful for the recognition we have received for our efforts in working toward sustainability through the following awards:

2014 – Canada’s Greenest Employer Award

2014 - 2014 SHIFT Sustainability Award

2014 - Whistler Blackcomb named a finalist in the Leadership Excellence category for the BC Hydro 2014 Power Smart Excellence Awards

2013 – Canada’s Greenest Employer Award

2012 - BC Hydro Power Smart Excellence Awards Winner in the Power Smart Leader category. This award recognizes Whistler Blackcomb for its best-in-class approach to strategic energy management and an ongoing commitment to energy conservation.

2012 - Canada's Greenest Employer Award. 

2011 - Virgin Holidays Responsible Tourism Award - Highly commended

2011 - Named One of Canada's Greenest Employers

2010 - Golden Eagle Award for Overall Environmental Excellence by a Ski Resort in North America.

2010 - Canada's Greenest Employers: Renewable Energy Development, Waste Reduction and Land Conservation Initiatives

2010 - Skiing Magazine - Best renewable energy project

2007.08.08.09 - Only ski area in Canada to recieve an A rating by the Ski Area Citizens coalition

2009 - Canada's Greenest Employers: The Greenest Ski Resort in Canada

2007 - Aware (WEB) Environmental Business Award

2007 - Silver Eagle Award for Excellence in Fish and Wildlife Habitat Protection

2006 – BC Tourism Award for Environmentally Responsible Tourism

2006 – Silver Eagle Award for Excellence in Waste Management in the North American Ski Industry

2006 – First Choice Responsible Tourism Award for Best in Mountain Environment

2005 – Golden Eagle Award for Overall Environmental Excellence in the North American Ski Industry

2005 - BC Hydro Power Smart Excellence Award

2004 - BC Tourism Award for Environmentally Responsible Tourism

2003 – Golden Eagle Award for Overall Environmental Excellence in the North American Ski Industry

2002 - Silver Eagle Awards for Excellence in Stakeholder Relations

2002 - BC Ethics in Action award for Environmental Excellence

2002 – Special Commendation from British Airways for Excellence in Sustainable Tourism

2001 – Silver Eagle Award for Excellence in Environmental Group Relations

2001 – Starfish Award for Excellence in Sustainable Tourism

1999 – Silver Eagle Award for Excellence in Habitat Protection

1999 – Silver Eagle Award for Excellence in Environmental Group Relations

1998 – Silver Eagle Award for Excellence in Environmental Education

Our Partners

Using state-of-the-art technology, TELUS unleashes the power of the internet to deliver the best solutions to Canadians at home, in the workplace and on the move.

Coca-Cola offers the world's favourite beverage brand to Whistler Blackcomb guests as a part or their memorable resort experience. As the cold drink sponsor at Whistler Blackcomb, Coca-Cola brings more than ice-cold refreshment.

Glacier Fresh Beer.Brewed in the mountain town of Creston, British Columbia, Kokanee beer is famous for it’s cool, crisp glacier-fresh taste. Kokanee is enjoyed by outdoor enthusiasts from coast to coast in Canada.


Since 1995, GMC has been the Official Vehicle of Whistler Blackcomb. GMC trucks and SUVs give you the performance, engineering and technology to get you, your family and friends and all their gear to and from the mountain any time of the year.

Monster Energy

At Monster all our guys walk the walk in action sports, punk rock music, partying, hangin’ with the girls, and living life on the edge. Monster is way more than an energy drink. Led by our athletes, musicians, employees, distributors and fans, Monster is a lifestyle in a can.


Nintendo is the worldwide pioneer in the creation of interactive entertainment, most recently the Wii U™ and the Nintendo 3DS™. It is responsible for the creation of industry icons that have become well-known, household names such as Mario™, Donkey Kong™ and Zelda™.


Smirnoff is proud to be the vodka sponsor of Whistler Blackcomb. From extraordinary event experiences, to the latest in Music, Nightlife and extraordinary Cocktails. The world's best cocktails start with Smirnoff.


Samsung Canada is proud to be the official electronics partner and preferred supplier of Whistler Blackcomb. As a world leader in digital technology, Samsung Canada enables Whistler Blackcomb to enhance the resort experience in new and innovative ways.

The Globe and Mail, Canada's National Newspaper, daily offers unparalleled national, international and business reporting, analysis and commentary to all the guests and patrons of Whistler Blackcomb.

American Express is the official Card of Whistler Blackcomb. The sponsorship program brings unique offers, purchase incentives and rewards for American Express® Cardmembers. ®,™: Used by Amex Bank of Canada under license from American Express

GoPro makes the world’s best selling and most versatile cameras, enabling people to capture immersive and engaging footage of themselves during their favorite activities.


An asset to elite athletes around the globe, Oakley is one of the world’s leading product design and sport performance brands. As the official optic partner of Whistler Blackcomb, we are excited to collaborate and share our obsession.


A ton of flavors. A taste that stands out

Jackson Triggs

Our name represents a long-standing tradition of producing premium wines from Canada and around the world; it is your guarantee of outstanding quality and an uncompromising commitment to making great wine. We’ve got a wine for that.


Arc’teryx Equipment is a technical high-performance outerwear and equipment company based in North Vancouver, Canada. Our relentless commitment to design, craftsmanship and performance delivers the Arc’teryx experience.


As the official base layer and sock provider of Whistler Blackcomb, Icebreaker Merino Clothing is proud to bring warmth, comfort and style on the slopes to the resort visitors.


W.L. Gore & Associates, the makers of GORE-TEX® products, is proud to be the official technical fabric sponsor of Whistler Blackcomb. GORE-TEX® products are wearable weather protection that keeps you dry and comfortable from head to toe in any kind of weather.


Fueled by passion and guided by our love for the mountains, Quiksilver has evolved with snowboarding, always pushing the boundaries and taking things further.


Avis Car Rental and its subsidiaries operate one of the world's best-known car rental brands with approximately 5,200 locations in more than 165 countries.


With over 170 years of innovation, Stanley Tools offers the broadest range of carpentry hand tools, automotive tools and storage for construction professionals, mechanics, and home improvement enthusiasts.

Blackcomb Aviation

Blackcomb Aviation is proud to be the Official Helicopter of Whistler Blackcomb. For more than two decades our helicopter pilots and mountain guides have introduced outdoor enthusiasts to the beauty of British Columbia. Summer or winter - our tours cater to a wide range of interests, fitness levels and budgets but can also be tailored for special events. We enjoy this area of our business tremendously and welcome your ideas as much as your business.