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Environmental Awards


At Whistler Blackcomb, we are grateful for the recognition we have received for our efforts in working toward sustainability. It is important to celebrate our successes but we still have a long way to go. We need to work harder as a resort, province, nation and as part of the world community to succeed.

Whistler Blackcomb Sustainability Awards List


2016 – Canada’s Greenest Employer Award

2015 – Canada’s Greenest Employer Award

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

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

2009 – Only ski area in Canada to recieve an A rating by the Ski Area Citizens coalition

2008 – Only ski area in Canada to recieve an A rating by the Ski Area Citizens coalition

2007 – Only ski area in Canada to recieve an A rating by the Ski Area Citizens coalition

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