This year, the Awards categories are in the following:
Triple Bottom Line Award: Large Business
For large businesses, greater than 100 employees, this award recognizes significant efforts contributing to all 3 core values of sustainability: environmental health, community and social equity, and thriving local economy.
Triple Bottom Line Award: Small Business
For small businesses, less than 100 employees, this award recognizes significant efforts contributing to all 3 core values of sustainability: environmental health, community and social equity, and thriving local economy.
Resilience: Effective Action Addressing Climate Change Vulnerability
This award recognizes businesses, organizations, or agencies that are creating effective programs or activities to specifically address climate change vulnerability.
Technology: Innovative creation or implementation to advance sustainability
This award recognizes original, highly innovative use or creation of technology to address sustainable issues. We focus especially on startup and new efforts.
Arts and Culture: Building a Sustainable Community
This award recognizes artwork and cultural projects that effectively communicate and engage the public about sustainability and community resilience in creative ways.
This award recognizes a specific individual who has made an exceptionally significant and inspiring contribution to the sustainability movement in the greater Puget Sound region in his/her role as a community member or as part of a government, nonprofit or community organization. This year, we focus on an individual who has built bridges or forged alliances with nontraditional/underrepresented members of our community: youth, immigrant/multicultural communities, or other nontraditional alliances.