The Atlanta E3 Awards recognizes companies, organizations and individuals working to conserve metro Atlanta’s natural resources, develop clean technologies to enhance our economy and environment, support sustainable projects and initiatives and to collaborate on solutions through university connections, marketing and education.

2016 E3 Awards Winners:

Category: New Venture

Startup, small business, or new business venture that advances sustainability through business solutions

Winner: CHaRM – Live Thrive

Finalists Included PeachDish and Urjanet

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

Winner: Atlanta BeltLine, Inc.

Finalists included Western Bikeway Extension – Gwinnett County Department of Transportation and MARTA Army

Category: Liquid Assets

Companies or projects that make a difference in our sustainable water future

Winner: Ostara Nutrient Recovery Process – Gwinnett County Department of Water Resources

Finalists included Atlanta Better Buildings Challenge and Metropolitan North Georgia Water Planning District

Category: Community Strong

Non-profit or university program that promotes collaboration and community involvement in making metro Atlanta more sustainable

Winner: Grants to Green – Community Foundation for Greater Atlanta, The Kendeda Fund & Southface

Finalists included Proctor Creek North Avenue Study – Park Pride and Trees Atlanta

Category: Clean Tech Innovation

Companies or projects that are creating sustainable solutions in any clean tech sector (renewable energy, recycling, materials)

Winner: The Atlanta Journal-Constitution – Cox Enterprises

Finalists included Brownfield Program – GA Environmental Protection Division and Red Bag Solutions, Inc.

Category: Built Environment

Achievement in efficient building design, smart growth or urban planning

Winner: Atlanta-Fulton Public Library System Master Plan

Finalists included Drew Charter Elementary Academy Campus – Perkins+Will and The City of Atlanta Climate Action Plan

Category: Trident Award

Recognizing visionary leaders advancing sustainability in Atlanta

Winner: Bill Strang, TOTO USA, Inc.

Finalists included Peggy Ratcliffe, Live Thrive and Rony Delgarde, Global Paint for Charity

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