Finalists Selected for 2016 Atlanta E3 Awards
Leading edge sustainability and innovation projects to be featured during October 4 ceremony
(Atlanta, Georgia) The Metro Atlanta Chamber today announced finalists selected for the 2016 Atlanta E3 Awards. Finalists were chosen from a highly competitive pool of applicants successfully expanding sustainable business practices throughout the metro region. An independent selection committee carefully vetted entries submitted by companies, non-profit and government organizations. 21 finalists were selected in seven categories.
“We congratulate these finalists for simultaneously growing their business bottom line while improving and protecting the environment,” said Dave Williams, vice president of infrastructure and government affairs at the Metro Atlanta Chamber. “Protecting our precious natural resources goes hand-in-hand with sustaining a robust local economy and livability across the metro region.”
A winner will be named in each category during the E3 Awards ceremony to be held on Tuesday, October 4 at the Ritz-Carlton Atlanta. Tickets and tables are available for purchase now at AtlantaE3Awards.com.
Category: New Venture
Startup, small business, or new business venture that advances sustainability through business solutions
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
Category: Liquid Assets
Companies or projects that make a difference in our sustainable water future
Category: Community Strong
Non-profit or university program that promotes collaboration and community involvement in making metro Atlanta more sustainable
Category: Clean Tech Innovation
Companies or projects that are creating sustainable solutions in any clean tech sector (renewable energy, recycling, materials)
Category: Built Environment
Achievement in efficient building design, smart growth or urban planning
Category: Trident Award
Recognizing visionary leaders advancing sustainability in Atlanta
About Atlanta E3 Awards
Each year, the Metro Atlanta Chamber hosts the Atlanta E3 Awards which recognizes companies, organizations and individuals working to conserve metro Atlanta’s natural resources. Award recipients are featured for their successful development of clean technologies and sustainability solutions that enhance our economy and environment. Initiatives promoting collaboration, marketing and conservation education are also acknowledged for excellence.
For sponsorship opportunities and to learn more about these projects and individuals, visit AtlantaE3Awards.com.