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.

 Get inspired and learn more about our outstanding 2021 winners in Douglas Magazine.


2022 Awards Gala


November 10, 2022  |  Inn at Laurel Point 

The Vancouver Island Ecostar Awards are back for 2022! Join us at the Inn at Laurel Point on November 10 to celebrate our community's trailblazers, innovators, and changemakers that are paving the way towards a sustainable, regenerative, and socially just future for ourselves and generations to come.

Applications for the 2022 are now closed. Finalists will be announced in early October.


Sign up below to get notified when next year's 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 the Vancouver Island Green Business Collective.


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 the Vancouver Island Green Business Collective, the Ecostar AwardsFED, and Project Zero


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

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