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Canada Medal

Canada

Established in 1939

The Canada Medal is awarded to a business leader for outstanding service in a Canadian industry, who has had a clearly positive impact on their business that is based on chemistry for its processes and/or services, a definition which includes not only traditional chemical companies focusing on chemical manufacture and distribution, but also industries such as bio-technology, coatings, crop protection, environmental services, fertilizer, food, mining/metal extraction, oil/gas, pharmaceuticals, plastics, pulp & paper and synthetic fibres.

Eligibility: Generally recipients will be business leaders in a Canadian industry, who have had a clearly positive impact on their business and on the Canadian industry as a whole. The career focus will likely be on economic and/or market leadership, but could include positive impacts on sustainability via social and/or environmental leadership.

Membership in the Institute or SCI is not a prerequisite for receiving this award.

All nominations will remain in force for three years. Nominators are responsible for keeping the record of the nominee up to date and complete.

Description of Award: A plaque

Presented at: The award shall normally be presented at the annual CIC-SCI Canada Awards Dinner, typically held in early April, where the winner will be expected to attend and deliver a short acceptance speech. The winner may be invited to present a lecture at this event.

Frequency: Annual

Nomination Deadline: 30 September

Selected by:

  • SCI Canada Chair
  • SCI Canada Director of Awards
  • Other appointments as per approval by SCI Canada Committee
  • CIC Chair
  • CIC Executive Director (non-voting)

Sponsor: CIC/SCI Canada

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