Environmental Excellence Award

First presented in 1997, the IACI Environmental Excellence Award provides recognition to businesses which, through innovative environmental leadership and accomplishment, have achieved outstanding results in environmental protection and enhancement. All businesses operating in Idaho are eligible for the award, including non-IACI members.

The purpose of the award is to provide recognition of businesses which, through innovative environmental leadership and accomplishment, have achieved outstanding results in environmental protections and enhancement. Criteria for the IACI Environmental Excellence Award includes environmental practices, investment in pollution control, recovery from waste streams, conservation, sustainability, and other environmental achievements.

Past Award Recipients:

2022 – Itafos

2021 – Clif Bar Baking Company

2020 – (no conference; no award given)

2019 – (no award given)

2018 – Micron Technology Inc.

2017 – Clearwater Paper

2016 – J.R. Simplot Company’s Idaho Plant

2015  –  J.R.Simplot Company

2014  –  Thompson Creek Mining Company    

2013  –  Upper Blackfoot River Initiative for Conservation

2012  –  J.R. Simplot Co. (Don Plant)

2011  –  Union Pacific Railroad

2010  –  ConAgra / Lamb Weston

2009  –  Idaho Sand & Gravel

2008  –  Micron Technology

2007  –  Agri-Beef Co.

2006  –  Flying A Ranch Inc.

2005  –  Hewlett-Packard

2004  –  Monsanto

2003  –  Melaleuca Inc.

2002  –  Basic American Foods

2001  –  Albertson’s Inc.

2000  –  Rycair Inc.

1999  –  Zilog

1998  –  Micron Technology

1997  –  Twin Falls Canal Co.