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July 29, 2019

Metro Atlanta Chamber Announces Finalists for 2019 Atlanta E3 Awards

ATLANTA – July 29, 2019 – Today, the Metro Atlanta Chamber (MAC) announced the finalists for the 2019 Atlanta E3 Awards. Entering its seventh year, the Atlanta E3 Awards celebrate the companies, organizations and people whose work innovates at the intersection of sustainability and commerce. To-date the awards have recognized 37 recipients.

“We are proud, as a region, to be home to so many individuals and organizations prioritizing sustainability across sectors,” said MAC President and CEO Hala Moddelmog. “With the collaboration of our business community, we will continue to build metro Atlanta into a national model for resiliency that values collective action and boosts our quality of life.”

The awards recognize that doing the right thing by the environment is not at odds with making a profit. By fostering collaboration and problem solving, many Atlanta companies are making a positive difference.

The five award categories are Built Environment, Clean Tech Innovation, Impact (Individual), Moving the Needle (Transportation), and Resilient Communities. The categories cover a variety of industry sectors, such as water conservation, renewable energy, recycling, smart growth and many more. Full descriptions of each category can be found on the E3 website.

“The E3 Awards allow us to tell the inspiring stories of the people and organizations promoting a clean environment and sustainable business practices here in metro Atlanta and demonstrate that Atlanta is among the most sustainable cities” said Dave Williams, MAC’s vice president of infrastructure and government affairs.

 

Finalists by category are as follows:

 

Built Environment:

Interface HQ

State Farm Arena

 

Clean Tech Innovation:

Goodr

Grubbly Farms

 

Impact Award:

Brad Currey

Pam Sessions

Beril Toktay

 

Moving the Needle (Transportation):

Delta Air Lines

Genuine Parts Company

 

Resilient Communities:

Atlanta Community Food Bank

PadSplit

 

Winners in each category will be announced during a breakfast event at the Atlanta Marriott Marquis on Wednesday, Sept. 25, 2019 from 7:30-9:00 a.m.

 

For more information and tickets, please visit http://atlantae3awards.com/ and follow along at #E3ATL on social media.

 

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About the Metro Atlanta Chamber

The Metro Atlanta Chamber (MAC) serves as a catalyst for a more prosperous and vibrant region. To advance economic growth and improve metro Atlanta's quality of place, MAC is focused on starting, growing and recruiting companies to the 29-county metro Atlanta region. The Chamber is also focused on expanding the region's innovation economy by promoting and strengthening connections to drive Atlanta's innovation and entrepreneurial culture. MAC is committed to being an active voice for the business community, serving as an advocate for a competitive business climate and promoting Atlanta's story. For more information, visit www.MetroAtlantaChamber.com

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