2013 Terry Ehrich Nomination Form
TERRY EHRICH AWARD FOR EXCELLENCE IN SOCIALLY RESPONSIBLE BUSINESS
VBSR’s annual award ceremony honors an outstanding individual of a member company with the Terry Ehrich Award. Named for the late owner of Hemmings Motor News and founder of the First Day Foundation, the Terry Ehrich Award is given annually to a person who exemplifies Terry’s commitment to the environment, workplace and community.
The award will be presented at the VBSR Annual Terry Ehrich Award Event, which will be held in September of 2013.
Nominations for the 2013 Terry Ehrich Award are now open- scroll down for more information. Questions? Call Becky at 802.862.8347 or email at firstname.lastname@example.org
AWARD SELECTION CRITERIA
Nominations will be judged on four criteria: workplace environment, political environment, social environment and natural environment. Self-nominations are accepted and encouraged.
Any VBSR member at a for-profit business is eligible to be nominated. (Employees of not-for-profits or public sector agencies as well as past award winners and sitting members of the nominating committee are not eligible.)
Please describe how this person has created a business model that encompasses a healthy and productive workplace, welcomes and promotes flexibility for employees, and has a key focus on the importance of life-friendly policies.
Please explain how this person is politically active in Vermont or on the national scene, speaks out on issues, and influences policy to bring about positive changes in our state or nation. Give examples of how this person is proactive and sees the greater impact of what we do, represents a socially responsible business ethic to legislators and other decision-makers (state or federal), and provides a concrete example of how things can be done with a conscience through his or her own business model.
Please explain how this person exemplifies what corporate citizenship and community involvement are all about, such as donating volunteer time, providing resources (financial and other), and promoting employee volunteerism to take that spirit of caring out into the community.
Please explain how the business practices of this person demonstrate respect and concern for our natural resources, and minimize any negative impact on the environment.