Sustain Charlotte To Announce 2021 Charlotte Sustainability Award Winners


Sustain Charlotte is excited to recognize over 40 nominees at the 10th anniversary of the Charlotte Sustainability Awards presented by Duke Energy. The nominees represent a diverse cross-section of Charlotte-area businesses (large and small), government agencies, nonprofits, projects, and residents. One winner from each sector to be announced at a virtual ceremony on Earth Day, Thursday, April 22.

Sustain Charlotte is inviting Charlotteans to join them in honoring smart growth and sustainability leadership across the region at Charlotte’s premier sustainability networking event – the Charlotte Sustainability Awards presented by Duke Energy.

The Charlotte Sustainability Awards will utilize the event platform Remo to allow for several networking opportunities. While virtual, the event promises to still be fun and engaging and will include the awards ceremony, networking opportunities, a raffle, and welcoming remarks from Charlotte Mayor Vi Lyles.

Tickets are on sale now. All proceeds from the awards will help further Sustain Charlotte’s mission to inspire choices that lead to healthy, equitable, and vibrant communities across the Charlotte metro region for generations to come.

WHEN: Thursday, April 22 from 6 – 7:30 p.m.

COST: $25

2021 NOMINEES: This year’s nominees are leading the way toward sustainability and smart growth, and by their actions, inspire others to do the same.

Renee Bradley, Renee Haywood, William and Tiffany Hughes, Parks Hunter, Dave Molinaro, Greg Walter, and Beth Wytiaz

INSPIRING SMALL BUSINESS (Gross annual revenues under $3M)
Advent Coworking, Around the Crown 10K, Carolina Urban Lumber, Charlotte Cycles, Ekologicall LLC, Free Range Brewing, Haymaker Restaurant, Leaf Burrito, Modern Fabrics, My Mindful Nest, Neighboring Concepts, Nourish Charlotte, Pure Pizza, Smelly Cat Coffee, Sun Raised Farms, and Wild Hope Farm

INSPIRING LARGE BUSINESS (Gross annual revenues $3M+)
Barings LLC, Camden, Ginkgo Residential, Grubb Properties, PNC Music Pavillion, and Stantec

Charlotte Regional Realtors Association Headquarters, NOVEL Atherton by Crescent Communities, and Steven’s Creek Nature Center

A Servant’s Heart Charitable Foundation, AirKeepers, Anne Springs Close Greenway, Charlotte Wildlife Stewards, Learn to Ride, Lindsay Pettus Greenway, Para Guide Foundation, Piedmont Culinary Guild, Sisters of Mercy, and West Side Community Land Trust

Charlotte Area Transit System (CATS) and Charlotte Dept. of Transportation (CDOT); City of Charlotte Planning, Design & Development Department; and Mecklenburg County Park and Rec Commission