We invite you to attend our upcoming events! We offer numerous networking opportunities throughout the year to keep you informed and engaged with others who care about sustainability in the Charlotte region. 

Check back regularly for for our latest events and remember to spread the word to your friends and colleagues. Whether you're just checking us out for the first time or you've been a supporter for years, everyone is warmly welcomed.


On the second Wednesday of every month*, we host a mixer in partnership with Green Drinks Charlotte. We gather at Free Range Brewing from 6:00 to 7:30 for an informal and fun evening of conversation and networking. There are no membership requirements and everyone is warmly welcomed. Our Monthly Mixers provide an opportunity to learn more about usour partners, and meet others interested in local sustainability issues!  

Scroll down to learn more about our next mixer and RSVP! Be sure to check the event listings because occasionally we hold a different event in lieu of our usual mixer.

  • Wednesday, April 12, 2017 at 06:00 PM
    Free Range Brewing in Charlotte, NC

    Sustain Charlotte's April Monthly Mixer with Green Drinks Charlotte!

    Join us for an informal and fun evening of conversation and networking! Our Monthly Mixers provide an opportunity to learn more about us, our partners, and meet others interested in local sustainability issues.


    At 6:45, our program will begin and you'll hear from Sustain Charlotte Gold Partner WeeklyRides!


    This is a family-friendly event and all are welcome. Please be sure to register to let us know you're coming!

    • Sustain Charlotte Members (donate at least $5/month or $60/year): No cost
    • Non-Members: $5.00 donation

     *Note: In an effort to sustain our events and programs (including our Monthly Mixers), we're asking that all non-members donate just $5 to attend this event. Not a member? Join today for just $5/month or $60/year to attend all future mixers at no cost, plus receive other great benefits!*


    - 6:00: Check-in and networking.
    - 6:45: Presentation from featured speaker: WeeklyRides
    - 7:00: Sustain Charlotte announcements
    - 7:15: Raffle

  • Wednesday, April 26, 2017 at 05:30 PM
    LaCa Projects Gallery in Charlotte, NC

    2017 Sustain Charlotte Awards Celebration!


    Nine award-winning visionaries. Nine locally curated courses. One incredible journey into Charlotte's future through the eyes, hearts, and hands of our sustainability leaders. Join us on April 26 to meet our 2017 winners, while noshing on nine unique tapas with ROOTS Catering!



    Ticket purchase includes two drinks, and nine unique tapas provided by ROOTS Catering!


    Over 300 attended the 2016 Sustain Charlotte Awards Celebration! 

    This year marks our sixth annual awards, and what makes this event unique is that it brings together sustainability leaders from a range of disciplines and sectors: for profit, nonprofit, and government.

    As always, the evening will be a memorable and exciting affair that honors and celebrates our most outstanding local sustainability leaders and attracts many of Greater Charlotte’s highest profile leaders, elected officials, and media. This event has sold out every year, and over 300 community leaders and influencers attended our 2016 Awards.

     On April 26, 2017 at LaCa Projects Gallery, we will recognize all of our nominees and present awards to the winners!

    Awards are presented to local organizations in the following categories:

    • Land Use
    • Sustainable Economy 
    • Energy
    • Food
    • Waste Reduction
    • Social Equity
    • Transportation
    • Water

    In addition, one award will be presented to the 2017 Outstanding Sustainability Leader.



    We hope you'll join us to help us celebrate the encouraging progress towards the 2030 Vision over this past year, and honor those who are leading us towards a healthy, equitable and vibrant future for generations to come! 




    Food Sponsor


    Media Sponsor


    Gold Sponsor



    Print Sponsor

    Boingo Graphics


    Photography Sponsor

    Sean Busher Imagery


    Wine Sponsor

    The Farm at Dover Vineyards


    Silver Sponsors

    Blumenthal Foundation

    Center For Intentional Leadership

    Duke Energy

    O2 emc

    S&D Coffee and Tea


    Bronze Sponsor



  • Friday, June 02, 2017 at 05:30 PM · 28 rsvps
    Recover Brands in Charlotte, NC

    #WalkCLT 2017!

    In partnership with OrthoCarolina and #thesavageway, #WalkCLT aims to raise awareness of the role that walking can play as a mode of transportation and the many social, environmental, and economic benefits walking generates for ourselves and our community.   




    Friday, June 2, 5:30pm - 9:00pm


    Start: Recover Brands (1518 Bryant St, Charlotte, NC 28208)

    End: Blue Blaze Brewing (528 S Turner Ave, Charlotte, NC 28208)


    Participants will walk to Recover Brands to *check-in. At check-in you will receive your:

    • Event wristband (that gets you discounts and special offers at participating businesses that evening)
    • Free event t-shirt
    • A map that includes a suggested walking route and list of participating businesses 

    In addition, we will ask you to record the distance you traveled (by foot) to get to Recover Brands.

    Once you're all checked-in you'll be free to enjoy the evening walking to various local shops and restaurants that will be offering specials and deals to participants! Our suggested walking route ends a Blue Blaze Brewing, so be sure to meet us there for a refreshing local brew and an opportunity to mix and mingle with friends and neighbors!

    *You may check-in anytime between 5pm-7pm, but please note that t-shirts (sizes, colors) will be first come-first serve!


    Coming soon!

     Is your business interested in participating?

    Stay tuned for more information about how your business can benefit from participating in this great community event!

     Interested in volunteering? 

    We need your help with sign placement, event set-up, and check-in to help make this event a success!

    Volunteer signup form coming soon!



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