The DOI Environmental Achievement Awards convey high-level recognition to DOI employees and partners for DOI projects in the following categories:                                

  • Climate Champion                                    
  • Environmental Remediation                  
  • Good Neighbor                                          
  • Green Dream Team                      
  • Greening the Fleet                        
  • Green Innovation
  • Keeping It Clean
  • Lean, Clean, and Green    
  • Purchasing Power
  • Resilience Role Model
  • Ripple Effect
  • Sustainability Heroes

The scope of the Department of the Interior Environmental Achievement Award (EAA) and the EAA categories reflect those of the GreenGov Presidential Award program.

The Award Selection Panel selects recipients and honorable mentions for recommendation to DOI's Chief Sustainability Officer.  All nominations are screened to ensure compliance with all applicable laws, rules, and regulations.