The IISE Sustainable Development Division would like to recognize successful improvement projects conducted with a not-for-profit (government agency, nonprofit or benefit organization, or non-government organization (NGO)), that supports at least one of the 17 UN sustainable development goals, and utilizes techniques and tools related to industrial and systems engineering, including lean and Six Sigma.
Nominations would be submitted by the not-for-profit organization or project leader (IISE member) involved in the project.
The nomination package must consist of the following:
- Letter of support and validation of project from the not-for-profit organization
- Project report or presentation, highlighting the following:
- Problem statement
- Baseline data
- Evaluation and analysis
- Improvements implemented
- Results and how they align to the SDD goal(s)
Nominations are due by February 28 and the winner will be selected by March 15th of each year, and will be recognized at our annual conference in May.
2019 – Rise Against Hunger
2021 – Free Geek
2022 – Massachusetts Port Authority (Massport) – Webinar coming soon!
2023 – Now accepting applications until 2/28/23