excellence in sustainable development award

The Sustainable Development Division would like to recognize successful improvement projects conducted with a not-for-profit (government agency, nonprofit or benefit organization, or non-government organization (NGO)), that supports at least one of the 17 UN sustainable development goals and utilizes techniques and tools related to industrial and systems engineering, including lean and Six Sigma.

Nominations would be submitted by the not-for-profit organization or project leader (IISE member) involved in the project. 

The nomination package must consist of the following:

  • Letter of support and validation of project from the not-for-profit organization
  • Project report or presentation, highlighting the following:
    • Problem statement
    • Baseline data
    • Evaluation and analysis
    • Improvements implemented
    • Results an how they align to the SDD goal(s)

    Nominations are due by February 15 and the winner will be selected by March 15. 

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