National Safety Council announces call for applications for Robert W. Campbell Award

12/15/2006


The call for applications for the 2007 Robert W. Campbell Award seeks successful business models from organizations that excel in both SH&E and business performance. Case studies must demonstrate how measurable achievement in SH&E performance is linked to productivity, profitability and other measures of business performance.

The Campbell Award winner will be announced at the National Safety Council ’s 95th Annual Congress & Expo in Chicago, Oct. 12-19. Winning success stories will be published and showcased at various conferences around the world throughout the year.

Companies enter within separate size categories. Category I organizations are enterprises with more than 1,000 employees, and subsidiaries of those enterprises; Category II organizations employ up to 1,000 people. Reviewers for the award are nominated and selected by the award’s network of global partners. All companies that enter the award review process will receive written comments from the international expert reviewers.

The award is co-founded by the National Safety Council and the ExxonMobil Foundation, the award’s underwriter. In addition, the award is supported by a broad network of international organizations that provide worldwide outreach.

Organizations interested in entering this Award are encouraged to submit an optional letter of intent by Feb. 28. Full applications for the award must be postmarked by May 31. Submittal requirements and other information about the award are available at www.CampbellAward.org or CampbellAward@nsc.org .





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