Charlotte Sustainability Awards

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Since 2012, Sustain Charlotte has honored smart growth and sustainability leadership in Greater Charlotte through this exciting annual event. Our honorees are working toward sustainability and smart growth, and by their actions, inspire others to do the same. The awards help us further our mission to inspire choices that lead to a healthy, equitable, and vibrant communities across the Charlotte metro region for generations to come.

NOMINATIONS FOR OUR 2019 SUSTAINABILITY AWARDS ARE NOW OPEN!

Do you know a person, project, plan, business, or nonprofit that deserves to be honored for advancing smart growth and sustainability in Charlotte? Nominate them for a Charlotte Sustainability Award!

All people, projects, and organizations must be located in the Greater Charlotte region. Entries will be judged by an independent panle of local members of Sustain Charlotte who will evaluate each nominee by the extent to which they meet certain criteria. Click the nominate now button for more details and to submit your nomination! Finalists will be announced in March 2019.

 

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SAVE THE DATE FOR OUR 2019 EVENT! Wednesday, April 24 at CenterStage@NoDa! Tickets on sale soon.

 

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CONGRATULATIONS TO OUR 2018 SUSTAINABILITY AWARD WINNERS!

Inspiring Business:

LUCKY CLAYS FARM

Inspiring Government Agency:

CHARLOTTE AREA TRANSIT SYSTEM (CATS)

Inspiring Individual:

DONALD GREEN

Inspiring Nonprofit:

FAMILY AGRICULTURE RESOURCE MANAGEMENT SERVICES (F.A.R.M.S.)

Inspiring Project:

THE RENAISSANCE LEED NEIGHBORHOOD DEVELOPMENT

 


ABOUT CHARLOTTE SUSTAINABILITY AWARDS EVENT

This unique event brings together sustainability leaders from a range of disciplines and sectors: for-profit, nonprofit, government, and individuals. Awards were presented to 5 winners before a crowd of 400 at the event Wednesday, April 25 at CenterStage@NoDa.

Our event isn't your average awards ceremony. Our attendees are always fun and inspirational, the food is always local, delicious, and sustainable, and our program is upbeat.

The evening was a memorable and exciting affair that honored and celebrated our most outstanding local sustainability leaders and attracted many of Greater Charlotte’s leaders, elected officials, and media.

Thanks to NC Senator Jeff Jackson for presenting our awards and Matt Olin, the founder and emcee of Creative Mornings, for being our emcee for the evening! 

 


2018 CHARLOTTE SUSTAINABILITY AWARD NOMINEES

 

Business

Birdsong Brewing, Blue Blaze Brewing, Capizzi MD, Chelsea Building Group, Dressed, Ecoshine Mobile Car Care, Free Range Brewing, LeafSpring School, Lucky Clays Farm, Sun Raised Farms, Shook Kelley

Government

Charlotte Area Transit System, Charlotte's Tree Canopy Preservation Program, Centralina COG - Metropolitan Transit Commission, Community Planning Academy, Mecklenburg County Air Quality, Town of Matthews

Individual

  Donald Green, Tony Kuhn, Katie Maloomian, Ken Orndorf, DeAndrea Salvador

Nonprofit

Carolina Thread Trail, Family Agriculture Resource Management Services (F.A.R.M.S.), Greenways for Mecklenburg, Learn to Ride, Monroe Road Advocates (MoRA), Preserve Matthews, Self-Help Credit Union and Ventures Fund, The Males Place

Project

300 South Brevard, Brigham Building, Kingsley Town Center, Novel NoDa, Park Charlotte Redevelopment, South Boulevard/South Tryon Street Corridor Study, The Renaissance LEED Neighborhood Development, Waverly

 

Read more about our nominees here.

 


THANK YOU TO OUR 2018 EVENT SPONSORS

 

Gold Sponsors

                    

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Silver Sponsors

Boingo Graphics

Duke Energy

S&D Coffee and Tea

 

Bronze Sponsors

CBRE

Central Piedmont Community College

Moore Van Allen

LandDesign

 

Media Sponsor

Charlotte Magazine

 

Wine Sponsor

Dover Vineyards

 

Photography Sponsor

Sean Busher

 

Interested in learning how you can sponsor the 2019 event? Contact shannon.binns@sustaincharlotte.org

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