Danny Williams to receive award for green energy leadership
Monday, June 6th 2011 1:04:32pm
Toronto, ON, June 6, 2011 - Danny Williams will be honoured by Corporate Knights, the Canadian magazine for clean capitalism, as a recipient of the Corporate Knights Award of Distinction for his moral courage and unrelenting drive to unleash Canada's energy-super-power potential in a fair and green way. The award will be presented at a Gala dinner in Toronto Tuesday evening. A program of presentations will begin at 7 pm and continue to approximately 9 pm including the announcement of Canada's 2011 top corporate citizen. It will include remarks by Rick Mercer, and testimonials by John Tory and two current Premiers, as well as a speech by Danny Williams. The Corporate Knights Award of Distinction is awarded to leaders who have had a catalytic impact advancing sustainable development. Past recipients include Maurice Strong, Frank Frantisak, and Jim MacNeill.
What: Corporate Knights Award of Distinction presented to Danny Williams at a Gala dinner in Toronto.
Who: Danny Williams, Ninth Premier of Newfoundland and Labrador
Rick Mercer, Host of The Rick Mercer Report
John Tory, host of Live Drive with John Tory and former Ontario PC Leader
When: June 7, 7 p.m. - 9 p.m.
Where: The Holcim Gallery at the Brick Works, 550 Bayview Avenue, Toronto, Ontario
To RSVP or for further information: Toby A.A. Heaps, Corporate Knights, 416-274-1432,firstname.lastname@example.org
More information at http://www.corporateknights.ca/summergala
Corporate Knights: Founded in 2002, Corporate Knights Inc. is an independent Canadian-based media company focused on promoting and reinforcing sustainable development.