Mayor Pablo C. Ortega for Best LGU- initiated Urban Environment Project who led LGU Initiated Urban Environment Project –in San Fernando City with the introduction of solar energy and effective management of organic waste materials in all households.

Hon. Mayor Philipp G. Peralta of Balungao, Pangasinan as Best LGU- initiated Solid Waste Management for The LGU’s Solid Waste Management has strongly manifested “Cycle of Life”.  from the  FARM/domestic  animals (cows , goats, chicken, etc.) , and kitchen   garbage,  spring s the golden harvests of  agricultural crops  thru   use of  these organic wastes  with the application of vermiculture.

Hon. Mayor Silverio D. Alarcio, Jr. of Laoac, Pangasinan as Best LGU- initiated Community-based rural environment project:

  •  Kalikasan .. Kinabukasan at Buhay ko (KKB)
  •  100,000 Trees, a Milestone for a Greener Future (Tree Planting Activities)
  •  Indigenous Seedling Propagation as a livelihood Program

“Ma- TREE- mony”- Dalawang puno, dalawang singsing, isang pares na bakya sagisag ng pagbubuklod na panghabangbuhay: Tree planting Activity with “Kasalang Bayan” couples.

Jollibee Group of Stores in Dagupan City as Best Partner in Industry (Food Chain category) for its environmental advocacy –

  •  Environmental advocacy/ campaign, “BEE an Earth Ambassador”, involving communities, youth and other groups in their environmental projects: BEEsekleta, BEE Ignited, BEEda kids, R BEEda, Adopt- a- Estero Project & Coastal Clean Up.

 TEAM ENERGY Sual as Best Partner in Industry for setting standards in safety, health and environmental performance:

  •  Sets the standards in safety, health and environmental performance.
  •  Achieves cost-effective, safe and environmentally-sound operations using superior technology.
  •  Addresses environmental measures and its success through environmental recognitions in its continuous compliance with environmental laws and regulations.
  •  Team Energy has been previously awarded the DENR Seal of approval – Category I of the Philippine Environmental Partnership Program,  notably recognizing all the exerted efforts in balancing modern management system while remaining environment-friendly

ABSCBN Dagupan as Most Outstanding Environmental Campaign (TV network) for its contributions in encouraging more people in environmental/education campaign and community participation to various environment programs/activities.

Dr. Nancy Bumatay of Sinait National High School as Best School in Environment Outreach Program:

  •  SNHS’ active involvement in various eco-friendly projects -the Regional winner for the Search for the Most Eco – friendly schools.
  •  Extended their environmental programs  in coastal zone management program in their municipality
  •  The 4-hectare mangrove plantation initiated by YES-O students in collaboration with  barangay and Fishermen ‘s Association in Sinait
  •  Best practices of ESWM in school

Ret. Col. Ricardo L. Nolasco, Jr. as Best Individual Initiative in Environmental Management for his efforts in introducing innovations resulting to a flourishing livelihood in the once sleepy,  barren lands in Pagudpud, Ilocos Norte.

Receiving Special Awards are the Municipal Police Station of Pagudpud, Ilocos Norte: The active support and partnership of Municipal Police Station of Pagudpud, IN with the Department of Environment and Natural Resources have brought about a stricter implementation of the anti- illegal campaign, highlighting on their unequalled efforts in enthusiastically pursuing a logger-free municipality by means of rigid wood confiscation; and Bombo Radyo, La Union: For its willful and invaluable contribution in promoting Biodiversity Conservation by extending their services to address environmental concerns and/or issues – keeping DENR up-to-date with discovery of indigenous species like Pawikan, and in assisting partner agencies for wildlife conservation and even land management concerns.

 PENRO Pangasinan and CENRO Dagupan were awarded the Most Eco-friendly and Clean DENR Offices.

     The Mines and Geosciences Bureau (MGB) 1 and Environmental Management Bureau (EMB) 1 also bestowed special awards to their consistent partners in sustaining their environmental plans and programs.

     MGB awarded two (2) major awards:

a. Best Partner in the Minerals Industry : Holcim Philippines, Incorporated

b. Most Environment– friendly Crushing Plants

Champion: Master Rock Aggregates Corporation

1st Runner Up: Naguilian Aggregates Development Corporation

Philippine Ports Authority—1, under the headship of Dir. Silverio Mangaoang, Jr., was also awarded as the Most Eco- Friendly Office in Region 1.