March 17 2015
University of Utah, Salt Lake City – March, 2015: Alta Ski Area is and the University of Utah (U) partnered to sponsor and honor the first recipients of the annual Alta Sustainability Leadership Awards.
Each recipient demonstrates an “excellence in fostering leadership and commitment to the health of our community and planet through” a comprehensive understanding and action for sustainability (UofU). Co-hosted by the Environmental & Sustainability Studies program and the Global Change & Sustainability Centerthe esteemed awardees were recognized at an award ceremony on March 6th at the U where they each received $2500 as a congratulations to their efforts.
“Knowing sustainability is not just a singular avenue, we are happy to work with the U in bringing forward a variety of awards that help recognize this fact and promote continued hard work in all walks of life and studies” says Maura Olivos, Sustainability Coordinator for Alta Ski Area’s Environmental Center.
To learn more about the Alta Environmental Center and the ski area’s sustainability efforts please visit altaence.com. For more information on the Alta Sustainability Leadership Awards, please contact Karren Nichols at firstname.lastname@example.org or visit sustainability.utah.edu/awards.php.
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