Ecological Movement "Eka" award in mid-December, Christmas trees stone statuettes organizations and activists to implement the most effective environmental programs in 2012, according to the organizing committee of the award "Ekopozitiv."
"With the award, we want to support the community, public officials, civic initiatives, business organizations, which in 2012 contributed to the improvement of the environmental situation. We want to start a new annual tradition summing the positive outcomes of the year", — said the leader of the "Eka" Marina Kokorin.
In addition, the award organizers intend to raise awareness of the constructive programs on the environment, create an attractive image of people working in this area, and to support the community and public figures, who in 2012 had contributed to the improvement of the environmental situation.
Herringbone stone will the winners in each category: "Initiatives of environmental organizations, groups, civil society activists," "Initiative for Social Entrepreneurs and environmentally responsible business" and "Initiative Media and New Media."
Winners in each category will be determined by the Expert Council, consisting of specialists, as well as journalists from leading environmental media.
Prize may become a competitor of any environmental initiative by filling out an electronic form on the website traffic "Eka" (ecamir.ru) until November 28. The winners will be announced at a ceremony on December 15, which is parallel to the Environmental Fair will be held.
In 2011, the stone herringbone got ten environmental projects of about 90 participants. First Prize "Ekopozitiva" in 2011, the jury awarded the "Club ekoremonta the Tom Sawyer," Great Baikal Trail and group "for separate collection at MSU."