Metro Atlanta Chamber Celebrates E3 Award Winners
Thursday, October 5th, 2017
The Metro Atlanta Chamber announced the winners of the 2017 Atlanta E3 Awards during a breakfast event at the Atlanta Marriott Marquis. In the E3 Awards’ fifth year, the event saw the highest number of applicants thus far with over 170 nominations.
The Atlanta E3 Awards recognizes companies, organizations, and individuals for outstanding achievement in advancing clean tech and best-in-class sustainability practices in the marketplace.
The finalists and seven winners were chosen from a highly competitive pool of applicants. The entries were carefully vetted and judged by an independent selection committee.
“In a year with so many outstanding nominations, these E3 winners are spectacular examples of Atlanta’s business community driving advances in sustainability,” said Hala Moddelmog, Metro Atlanta Chamber President and CEO. “These companies are proving that their commitment to sustainability not only produces strong environmental outcomes, but also adds to the bottom line of their enterprises.”
2017 E3 Awards Winners
Category: Built Environment
Achievement in efficient building design, smart growth or urban planning.
Georgia Environmental Protection Division (EPD): Brownfield Program
Category: Clean Tech
Companies or projects that are creating sustainable solutions in any clean tech sector (renewable energy, recycling, materials).
Hyatt Hotels & Resorts
Category: Community Strong
Nonprofit or university program that promotes collaboration and community involvement in making metro Atlanta more sustainable.
Park Pride: Proctor Creek North Avenue Study (PNA Study)
Category: Liquid Assets
Companies or projects that make a difference in our sustainable water future.
Metropolitan North Georgia Water Planning District
Category: Moving the Needle
Companies or projects that reduce traffic congestion, improve air quality, increase fleet efficiency or achieve other transportation benefits for metro Atlanta.
Georgia Ports Authority: Appalachian Regional Port
Category: New Venture
Startup, small enterprise or new business venture that advances sustainability through business solutions.
Global Paint for Charity
Category: Trident Award
Recognizing visionary leaders advancing sustainability in Atlanta.
Tim Trefzer, Sustainability & Corporate Social Responsibility Manager, Georgia World Congress Center Authority