ChemLuminary Award for Outstanding Sustainability Activities

Award at a Glance

TypeAward
Recipient Volunteer
Category Community Recognition,  Public Service & Outreach,  Green Chemistry
Amount-
DeadlineFebruary 15, 2022
Contactcei@acs.org
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Purpose

To recognize a local section that has introduced a new and outstanding program promoting sustainability at the local level.

Description

This annual award recognizes a local section that has introduced a new and outstanding program promoting sustainability at the local level. In keeping with the ACS Strategic Plan, the award recipient will have demonstrated that the program educates people about the transformative role of chemistry in achieving sustainability.

Programs that educate or increase awareness in the public (e.g., students, teachers, general public, local businesses) on the value of chemistry in making products, improving lives, or improving the environment in more sustainable ways will be favored.

How to Apply 

All local sections are encouraged to self-nominate their sustainability activities for this award via the section’s Annual Report.

Sponsor

ACS Committee on Environmental Improvement (CEI)

Past Recipients

View recent winners of all ChemLuminary Awards.

Contact Information

cei@acs.org

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