2019 Business Environmental Awards Finalists
Our judges have selected 13 innovative companies and public agencies to move forward as finalists in consideration for a 2019 Business Environmental Award. Each of these organizations is making a difference in our local community and we wish them luck as they move to the final round in the selection process.
The finalists for the 2019 Acterra Business Environmental Awards are:
Acterra Award for Sustainability
Acterra’s highest award recognizes businesses whose programs achieve significant triple bottom line benefits (people, planet, profit) and advance the state of sustainability in a given industry or across industry sectors. Model programs are established and holistic; promoting sustainability throughout the entire value chain and permeating through most key business functions.
Rewards the successful implementation of a new or significantly improved environmental product, solution or technology, such as a new business service, a new invention or a new way of solving an environmental problem.
Rewards a specific environmental project that has demonstrated significant leadership in a focused area, such as resource conservation (water, waste, energy), pollution prevention, or minimizing carbon footprint.
Pittsburg Unified School District Bioswale Solar and Wind Project with Learning Center
Spare the Air Leadership Award
Sponsored by the Bay Area Air Quality Management District
Rewards a specific air quality improvement project that has demonstrated significant leadership in a focused area, such as reducing air pollutants, greenhouse gases, pollution prevention, or developed innovative approaches to cleaner air.
Sustainable Built Environment
Rewards a building project that conserves natural resources and promotes the health and well-being of its occupants through innovative sustainable design.