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Get your sustainability leaders & changemakers in

Can you believe it’s that time of year again?

Nominate nonprofits, businesses, civic/government associations, individuals and/or project for the SustainPHL 2019 awards:

Green Philly is host of SustainPHL, the city’s annual award ceremony and celebration.


SustainPHL 2019 Nomination Categories

Read about the categories here:

Impact Business Leader: These businesses are making an impact in our community, by employing community members as well as positively affecting our environment. Impact businesses are proof that for-profit enterprises can be stewards of social and environmental change, creating that triple-bottom line.

Business Innovation: This nominee is a for-profit company with a new and innovative product, solution or service.

Social Impact: This nominee has created impact beyond the conventional definition of sustainability by helping communities thrive either economically, socially or otherwise. This might include hiring practices, working with returning citizens, or helping food insecurity, poverty or other issues that plague Philadelphia.

Climate Hero: This nominee is combating climate change through communications and large-scale initiatives & programs. These initiatives and programs can dramatically improve sustainability (infrastructure, policy, restoration, research).

Sustainability Mentor: This nominee is broadening the reach of sustainability education and/or as deepening the knowledge within the community (to traditional and non-traditional students).

Sustainable Communities: This nominee is working to provide communities with equitable access to clean air & water, clean & open spaces, and energy-efficient resources, as well as protecting local wildlife & habitats.

Neighborhood Champion: This nominee is making a difference on a micro level (neighborhood engagement, block captain, etc) and his/her/their efforts could be unrecognized.

Activist of the Year: This nominee is promoting a sustainability cause and is an activist in his/her/their community by increasing visibility and awareness of sustainability initiatives to new & broader audiences.

#FuturePHL: This nominee is propelling Philadelphia’s future in sustainability.

Save the date for SustainPHL 2019

The 4th Annual SustainPHL will be returning on August 15, 2019

by Julie