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October 4, 2016

MAC Congratulates Atlanta E3 Award Winners

 

MAC Congratulates the 2016 Atlanta E3 Awards Winners

Honoring Atlanta Business Leaders Promoting Regional Economy and Environment

(Atlanta, Georgia) The Metro Atlanta Chamber today announced the winners of the 2016 Atlanta E3 Awards during a breakfast event at the Ritz-Carlton Atlanta. This is the fourth year that MAC has recognized companies, organizations and individuals for outstanding achievement in advancing clean tech and best-in-class

MAC's Katie Kirkpatrick and Frank Morris of UPS
MAC's Katie Kirkpatrick and Frank Morris of UPS

sustainability practices in the marketplace.  The Atlanta E3 Awards promotes synergies between economic development and the environment which is an attractive benefit for local residents, as well as those looking to relocate to the metro region.

Three previously announced finalists in seven categories, as well as many of the city’s business and community leaders, were on hand for the announcement. The 21 finalists and 7 awardees were chosen from a highly competitive pool of applicants. The entries were carefully vetted and judged by an independent selection committee.

“The E3 Awards are our opportunity to shine a spotlight on the companies, organizations and individuals who are working to enhance a clean and sustainable environment, which inevitably leads to business growth.  MAC has an interest in promoting these individual efforts because they are directly impacting our region’s quality of life, economic development and livability.” says Dave Wiliams, vice president of infrastructure and government affairs at the Metro Atlanta Chamber.

Congratulations to team Gwinnett County
Congratulations to team Gwinnett County

2016 E3 Awards Winners

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 Innovations

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

 

Visit our website to hear directly from this year’s winners about their journey.

 

About Atlanta E3 Awards

Each year, the Metro Atlanta Chamber hosts the Atlanta E3 Awards, which recognizes business achievement and innovation, clean technologies and sustainability solutions that enhance our economy and environment. Initiatives promoting collaboration, marketing and conservation education are also acknowledged for excellence.