The National Safety Council invites organizations around the world to apply for the 2011 Robert W. Campbell Award, the world’s pre-eminent award recognizing business excellence in integrated environmental, health and safety performance. The 2011 winners will be announced at the NSC Congress & Expo, scheduled for October 30 to November 4 in Philadelphia.

“Robert W. Campbell Award winners have a true understanding and appreciation of the intrinsic value of EHS to business vitality and sustainability,” said Janet Froetscher, president and CEO of NSC. “Campbell winners are enhancing the future of the EHS field. In collaboration with NSC and renowned business schools, winners develop case studies for use in boardrooms and classrooms worldwide.” 

Awards are presented in two categories: Organizations with more than 1,000 employees or subsidiaries, and organizations with up to 1,000 employees. Applicants undergo a rigorous review process conducted by an international panel of experts in academia, government, labor and management, who provide each applicant with a written feedback report. Simply applying for the award provides valuable insight to focus and refine continuous improvement efforts.

Past Campbell winners include The Dow Chemical Company, Schneider Electric North America, Fluor Hanford, Gulf Petrochemical Industries Company, The Bahrain Petroleum Company, DynMcDermott Petroleum Operations, Alcan Inc., Johnson & Johnson and the Noble Corporation.

To download the Campbell Award information packet, visit www.campbellaward.org. Final submittals must be postmarked by May 31, 2011.

The Campbell Award (www.campbellaward.org) is named for Robert W. Campbell, an early safety advocate and first president of NSC. The award is sponsored by NSC and underwritten by ExxonMobil Foundation.

The National Safety Council (www.nsc.org) saves lives by preventing injuries and deaths at work, in homes and communities, and on the roads through leadership, research, education and advocacy.