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Since 2015, the Ecostar Awards have recognized outstanding environmental achievements and leadership on Vancouver Island. The awards are presented to Vancouver Island-based businesses, non-profits, academia, governments and individuals who have demonstrated exceptional environmental and social initiatives.



2023 Awards Gala


November 9, 2023  |  Inn at Laurel Point 

The Ecostar Awards are once again back for 2023! Join us on November 9, 2023 at the Inn at Laurel Point in Victoria, BC to celebrate Vancouver Island's innovators, changemakers, and movers and shakers. Check out this year's award categories here.

Applications are now closed. Finalists will be announced at the end of September.

Sign up below to get notified when next year's Ecostar Award applications open!

Green Your Business

Are you inspired to strengthen your network of green businesses and look for ways to become more resilient through environmental practices, operational cost saving and innovation? Green your business and become part of a passionate and innovative community by joining BC Green Business.


Synergy Foundation

The Ecostar Awards are hosted by the Synergy Foundation, a registered non-profit society working to share ideas, spark innovation, and activate change to steer our economy and communities towards a more regenerative future. We are a collaborative, do-er organization, focused on outcomes and mobilizing knowledge into action. 


Our core programs include BC Green Business, the Ecostar AwardsFED Urban Agriculture, and Project Zero


“We take big ideas and turn them into real stuff”

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