2017 Acterra Business Environmental Awards Finalists

Our judges selected 19 innovative companies and public agencies to move on as finalists in the 2017 awards season. Each of these organizations is making a difference in our local community and we thank them for applying this year. Of this group, ten awardees were selected and were honored at the 2017 Awards Ceremony & Reception on May 24.

The finalists for the 2017 Acterra Business Environmental Awards are: 


Acterra Award for Sustainability

Bay Maples Wild California Gardens
Beneficial State Bank
San Francisco International Airport (SFO)


Environmental Innovation

Impossible Foods


Environmental Project

Alcatraz Cruises — Hornblower Hybrid Fleet
City of Santa Cruz — GreenWharf


Spare the Air Leadership Award

Sponsored by the Bay Area Air Quality Management District

Sonoma County Water Agency — Carbon Free Water
United Airlines — Sustainable Alternative Jet Fuel
Veritable Vegetable — Green Fleet


Sustainable Built Environment

City of Cupertino — Cupertino Environmental Education Center  
SHARP Development Company — 380 N Pastoria, Sunnyvale
Siegel & Strain Architects — Bishop O'Dowd High School Center for Environmental Studies, Oakland
Webcor Builders — Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital & Trauma Center (ZSFG)
WRNS Studio — The Stevens Library at Sacred Heart Schools, Atherton