The Sharjah Green Award

 

About the Award

Sharjah Green Award is aiming to reward organizations from all sectors in Sharjah “Public & Private” who are applying the best environmental practice in all aspects to improve processes and deliver an environmentally improved products or services in Sharjah. The award is recognizing innovative organization’s projects that push the boundaries in an effort waste emission and enhance sustainability.

Award divides into different assessment criteria:

  • Recycling, waste and gas release minimization

  • Use of “green” suppliers or materials

  • Energy and/or water efficiency

  • Training, safety, diversity, health and engagement of staff.

  • Achievements

Important Notes:

  • Filling this registration form does not bind the applicant to make submission, however a serious attempt at preparing the final submission document is expected.

  • Applicant is expected to submit the final submission document before the date specified by ShjSEEN Award. This document must reflect the applicant’s organization as it currently stands against the Award criteria.

  • Applicant must start as early as possible. Do not underestimate the time it takes to produce a good submission document.

  • Upon receipt of the submission document by shjSEEN Award team, the applicant will be entitled to further updates about the Award together with any other booklets, seminars, events and courses organized by shjSEEN Award.

List of Required Documents

  • Registration Form.

  • Applicant Organization Profile.

  • Applicant Organization organizational structure.

  • Valid copy of Applicant Trade License.

  • Valid copy of Applicant Membership

    (Sharjah Chamber of Commerce & Industry)

  • Summary of achievements, activities and accomplishments.

    (Copies of relevant documents to be attached)

  • Description of Green project

    (Copies of relevant documents to be attached)

  • Green Project outcome impact on society

    (Copies of relevant documents to be attached)

  • Future plans and further improvements

    (Copies of relevant documents to be attached)

Writing Standards

  • Follow Format/ Margin sent.

  • No. of Pages in Submission Document: 35 Pgs. max.

  • Follow Heading and Sub-heading numeration.

  • Language: Arabic / English.

  • Font Size: 12

  • Font Type: Arial/ Times New Roman.

  • Dividers: Dividers do not count towards number of pages.

  • Front Cover

  • Standards for Charts and for Diagrams

  • Numbered Attachments.

Terms & Conditions

  • The applicant organization must be based in the emirate of Sharjah.

  • The applicant organization must have a valid license and a membership with Sharjah Chamber of Commerce and Industry or a license from any of the Sharjah Free Zone Authorities.

  • The applicant organization must exceed two years of operation.

  • The applicant organization must have sound financial and legal standing.

  • The applicant organization has to choose only one domain for participation.

  • The applicant organization must provide a proposal of the organization’s green objectives

  • The applicant organization should have implemented their green project within the last 6 - 12 months.

  • The applicant organization should abide by the award deadlines.

  • Winners will be subject to wide media coverage after the award ceremony.

  • Winners may use the award logo for a maximum of three years after receiving the award.

  • The decision of the Board of Trustees regarding the selection of the winners is final

  • The applicant organization must give a short presentation of their Green objectives and Green project plan plus a maximum of 250-word summary of why they believe they should win this award.

How to Apply

  • The applicant organization can apply for the Sharjah Green Award through our website www.shjseen.org.

  • The applicant organization will receive a confirmation email.

  • The shjSEEN Award Team will contact the applicant organization.

  • The applicant organization will be asked to send fully completed documents required to check for eligibility.

Benefits

  • A Free Chamber Membership Certificate for one year

  • 50% discount on fees of using the facilities of the World Trade Club in Sharjah Chamber

  • A free advertisement page in “Al Tijarah” magazine, issued by chamber.

  • Free participation “space” in any of the foreign exhibitions the chamber participates in. Ticket and accommodation for one representative might be covered for some exhibitions.

  • Special rates for advertising on Sharjah radio and TV

  • The usage of the shjSEEN logo designed for each Awards category winner for three years

  • Circulation of the list of winners among the VIP lists of government departments in Sharjah

  • Listing of the winning organizations on the Wall of Fame in the Chamber’s building and at the entrance of Sharjah Expo Exhibition Centre

  • Free usage of the chamber’s facilities, including any of the conference halls and training rooms for one day.

  • An opportunity to share the winner organization’s best practice during the Annual Master Class