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Our original plan was to make FSC-certified corporate gifts, small items that could be hand crafted by recently-arrived non-English speakers. Visit Us:-

Duet Award. Limeleaf Artisan Glass Award. Our Limeleaf is a leaf-shaped green glass trophy is blown in the Blue Ridge by renowned glass artist Neil Duman.

Limeleaf Artisan Glass Award

Your logo and text are etched on the front, with silver fill. Available in 2 sizes. Gable Bamboo Award. Our new Gable Bamboo Award is available in 3 sizes.

Gable Bamboo Award

This sturdy and stylish bamboo trophy features a bright gold plate in the back (not engravable) and a satin gold plate in front. Bamboo Plaque Full Color. The SDGs & Rivanna - Watch This Space. Like many of our customers and supply chain partners, you're probably familiar with the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

The SDGs & Rivanna - Watch This Space

The 17 SDGs are at the heart of The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, as adopted by all the United Nations Member States in 2015. In 2019, the SDGs have been front and center for Rivanna. In April, Rivanna was selected to join B Lab and anchor partner, United Nations Global Compact (UNGC), as a Beta Tester to test an early version of the SDG Platform, an impact management platform based on the B Impact Assessment.

This platform will help companies assess, compare, and improve their performance against the Sustainable Development Goals. We'll be testing the SDG platform in November 2019 and will keep you posted on our progress. This spring we also had the opportunity to design and manufacture recycled trophies for The Global SDG Awards, an international, private-sector sustainability competition based on the SDG framework. Leave a comment. Rivanna contracts with UPS for carbon-neutral shipping. Rivanna Natural Designs, Inc. announced today that it has contracted with UPS to use UPS carbon neutral shipping to ship the company's planet-friendly awards, plaques, and gifts in North America and worldwide.

Rivanna contracts with UPS for carbon-neutral shipping

The agreement is retroactive to January 1, 2019. "Over the years, we devised several methods for estimating and offsetting the GHG emissions from our package shipments," says Crystal Mario, CEO. Buy online Latitude Plaque. Our Latitude Plaque is made from FSC-certified Richlite.

Buy online Latitude Plaque

The Latitude features satin silver plates with a separate globe graphic at the bottom. The Latitude is a thoughtful choice for recognizing global achievement. Rivana. Bud Vase - Artisan Glass. An engraved glass vase is perfect for corporate gift giving.

Bud Vase - Artisan Glass

Our new Bud Vase measures 6"h x 5" wide and comes in 4 colors. Hand blown in the Blue Ridge by renowned glass artist Neil Duman. Your logo and text are etched on the front, with silver fill. Bud Vase - Artisan Glass. Bud Vase - Artisan Glass. Online Buy this porduct Aspen Award. One of our best-selling awards, our FSC®-certfied Aspen award is hand-crafted from domestic cherry.

Online Buy this porduct Aspen Award

Freestanding at 6" tall, the Aspen Award features a simple leaf or branch shaped carving. Text and graphics can be color or b&w. Designed and crafted in Virginia. The Aspen Award complements our Aspen Plaque and Aspen Candle Holder. Dimensions: 6"h x 9"w. Materials: FSC® certified cherry, aluminum plate Engraving: Dye sublimated on aluminum Packaging: Corrugated Lead Time: 3 weeks, or 2 weeks after artwork approval. Shipping: Prices do not include shipping.

Prices above include setup and personalization. Cherry 25 Full Color Plaque. Our Cherry 25 Plaque is hand crafted from FSC®-certified domestic cherry.

Cherry 25 Full Color Plaque

This plaque has a gloss white aluminum front plate, perfect for photos. Cherry 24 Gold Plaque. HappenStack Scrapwood Trophy. Rialto Recycled Award. Our Rialto Recycled award is made from FSC Recycled Richlite.

Rialto Recycled Award

Rialto is an elegant art deco corporate award that is also eco friendly, The award features a white front plate suitable for photo quality images. Text and graphics can be color or b&w. Bloom Vase - Artisan Glass. Our Bloom Vase is one of the newest editions to our artisan glass collection.

Bloom Vase - Artisan Glass

We designed this vase as part of our ongoing quest to create more functional awards. The Bloom Vase measures 9"h x 5" wide and comes in 4 colors. Hand blown in the Blue Ridge by renowned glass artist Neil Duman. Your logo and text are etched on the front, with silver fill. Rivanna Supports Soles4Souls. A clean, comfortable pair of shoes. We take them for granted. Sustainability Series: Be Green, Compost at Home. We’ve gotten really into composting this year, so our Sustainability Coordinator wanted to share her experience composting at home, to show you it’s not as intimidating as you think.

Here’s her story: I graduated with a Master’s in Sustainability. I don’t tell you this to brag or to claim to be an expert on the subject, but instead to emphasize my interest in being eco-friendly. That being said, my spouse is a data guy who loves hiking and cares about the environment, but who doesn’t want to “feel like a hippie” (not that there’s anything wrong with that). Needless to say, he was skeptical when I said I wanted us to start composting, and wasn’t thrilled to have to remember yet another thing he should do differently. Even so, we gave it a go. After about a week or so, we noticed a few things: Real Companies are owned by Real People - Part 1. As a Certified B Corporation and a Virginia Benefit Corporation, we are committed to transparency and accountability in business.

To that end, we publish and maintain a statement of beneficial ownership on our company's Governance page, and we encourage all businesses to do the same. Who are beneficial owners? Beneficial owners are the real owners of a company, the actual people -- not the holding entities, anonymous shell companies, or phantom firms -- who own or control a company's stock. B Corp Spotlight: MilkCrate. Rivanna Wins 2015 "Best for the Environment" Rivanna honored as "Best for the World" Best 5 Typography Tips & Tricks. Rivanna Helps Support Monkey Tail Ranch. Customer Spotlight: Association of Zoos & Aquariums. When our design team comes across a really beautiful or fun award, they call me over to check it out. This is how I learned about the Association of Zoos & Aquariums (AZA).

Rivanna has been making FSC®-certified awards for AZA since 2011, honoring their members for Scientific Advancement Awards, Exhibit Awards, International Conservation Awards, and so on. Sustainability Series: Be Green, Compost at Home. Rivanna Wins 2015 FSC Leadership Award. At GreenBuild in Washington DC today, Rivanna was honored to win a 2015 FSC Leadership Award, highlighting the company's success in building markets for sustainable forest products and addressing climate change. Deforestation and forest degradation worldwide are a leading cause of carbon emissions. Recognizing this, the second annual FSC Leadership Awards celebrated organizations and people who have long used markets to protect forests, which not only store carbon but also protect water quality, provide wildlife habitat, and enhance the economies of forest-dependent communities. “The award winners demonstrate that we all have a great opportunity – and responsibility – to help protect forests,” said Corey Brinkema, president of the Forest Stewardship Council US.

“By building the market for FSC products, the award winners show we can conserve forests, even as we use forest products in our daily lives,” he added. Leave a comment Comments will be approved before showing up. IRC Charlottesville celebrates 15 years. Sustainability Series: 6 Steps You Can Take Today to be Eco-Friendly. Rivanna Takes Home Our Own Award at BBC. Perpetual Plaque Plates.