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Benefits of SaM

Latimer Creek

Are you a business looking to go green and get noticed?

Earn one of four levels of SaM Certification (Bronze, Silver, Gold or Platinum), each a visible demonstration of your organization's commitment towards environmental stewardship.  Your business will be represented on Surrey's website affiliated with the SaM Certification campaign showing your business on the leading edge of watershed stewardship innovation.

You will have opportunities to work with the City's Salmon Habitat Restoration Program (SHaRP) team to obtain free pollution prevention presentations and information to educate your employees on environmental sustainability topics.

In addition, businesses achieving Platinum, Gold or Silver certification are eligible to receive free business recognition advertisements in community newspapers highlighting your company's involvement in SaM Certification. See the recent Newspaper ad  for NRI Distribution, a 2014 Platinum SaM Certified Business.

Bronze Certification

  • Earn the Salmon Marshal Certificate, digital SaM logo, and window decals to be displayed for public recognition in your establishment as well as in outreach materials;
  • Receive complimentary employee training presentations and best management practices literature for storm drain pollution prevention;
  • Have your business name listed on the City of Surrey's website for your stream stewardship contributions;
  • Be listed in SaM publications at SaM kick-off and celebration BBQ events in the community;
  • Network with businesses at the SaM kick-off BBQ events;
  • Receive free storm drain marking kits and instructions to support your SaM certification process;
  • Have employees entered in draws to receive free giveaways and other swag.

Silver Certification

  • Have all the benefits of bronze certification; plus
  • Have your company listed in a local newspaper as an environmentally conscientious business as part of the SaM outreach campaign;
  • Be entered in a draw to be one of two silver certified businesses highlighted at the SaM community BBQs;
  • Be entered in a draw to be the silver certified business highlighted in the SaM Annual Report.

Gold Certification

  • Have all the benefits of bronze certification; plus
  • Have your company listed in a local newspaper as an environmentally conscientious business as part of the SaM outreach campaign;
  • Be entered in a draw to win one of four free 1/4 page spreads in a local newspaper, showcasing your SaM contributions;
  • Be entered in a draw to be one of four gold certified businesses highlighted at the SaM community BBQs;
  • Be entered in a draw to be the gold certified business highlighted in the SaM Annual Report.

Platinum Certification  

  • Have all the benefits of bronze certification; plus
  • Have your company listed in a local newspaper as an environmentally conscientious business as part of the SaM outreach campaign;
  • Be entered in a draw to win one of four free 1/2 page spreads in a local newspaper, showcasing your SaM contributions;
  • Receive a business highlight on the City of Surrey's official website;
  • Be entered in a draw to be one of six platinum businesses highlighted at SaM community BBQs;
  • Be entered in a draw to be the platinum certified business highlighted in the SaM Annual Report.