PCRM Wins the Alliance for Workplace Excellence’s EcoLeadership Award (2013), Workplace Excellence Award (2011), and Health & Wellness Trailblazer Award (2011)
|A PCRM Sustainability Committee member displays AWE’s 2013 EcoLeadership Award.|
The Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine has been recognized several times by the Alliance for Workplace Excellence (AWE) for initiatives to make PCRM a rewarding place to work.
In 2013, AWE selected PCRM for their EcoLeadership Award, which recognizes employers demonstrating visionary leadership and an outstanding commitment to environmentally sustainable workplaces and efficient use of resources.
Some highlights of PCRM’s application included: staff education sessions that focus on a variety of sustainability topics; indoor bike racks; motion detection lights; compost pickup by Compost Cab; the use of eco-friendly and cruelty-free cleaning and personal care products; and our vegan office environment.
Workplace Excellence Award
The Workplace Excellence Award recognizes employers that show an outstanding commitment to overall workplace quality. They are evaluated on programs in communication, diversity, employee growth, life-work balance and more.
Some highlights of PCRM’s application included: our encouragement of professional development opportunities; education programs which focus on a variety of health, research, and professional topics; community engagement both with other local nonprofits and PCRM-sponsored events; and our employee recognition initiatives.
Health & Wellness Trailblazer Award
The Health & Wellness Trailblazer Awards highlight businesses that promote professional fulfillment and personal wellness at work, at home, and in the community.
Some highlights of PCRM’s application included: staff education sessions that focus on a variety of health and nutrition topics; journal clubs in which staff examine articles that pertain to our mission to promote plant-based nutrition; weekly healthy staff breakfasts; our vegan office environment; and a local gym discount.
The Alliance is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization founded by Montgomery County, Maryland, and Discovery Communications.
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