2019 Sustainability Awards

The most precious asset all businesses share is our Earth. The efforts individuals and businesses make to sustain this vital resource is not only necessary, but it also makes good business sense. Seeking recognition for your Earth-friendly work is also smart business. We applaud you for taking the first step in setting your business apart from your competitors. 

The Sustainability Awards program provides the opportunity for your organization to receive global recognition by a panel of volunteer judges who themselves are leaders and experts in business.

The Sustainability Awards will honor those who have made sustainability an integral part of their business practice. We welcome nominations from businesses of all sizes, locations and maturity. We offer increased exposure for the exemplary accomplishments of leaders, initiatives and organizations working to reduce the impact of their business on our environment. 

2019 Sustainability Award Winners

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Download the 2019 Nomination Guide


Nominations for the 2019 program are now open. Complete the details below to stay up to date and to review all the deadlines, rules and nomination forms.

Award Categories

  • Sustainability Leadership Award

  • Sustainability Initiative of the Year

  • Sustainability Product of the Year

  • Sustainability Service of the Year

  • Sustainability Hero (Executive)

  • Sustainability Champion (Nonexecutive)

Request to be a judge


Unlike other award programs, ours are judged by active, working professionals with experience and knowledge. Request a spot on our judging panel and receive more recognition and exposure.

See the 2019 judging panel.

2018 Sustainability Award Winners

Sustainability Heroes


Shogo Ikeuchi

CSO, CHRO, and Senior Managing Corporate Executive Officer of Recruit Holdings Co., Ltd.


Josh Onishi

Peace Dining Corporation


Harlan Stone


Sustainability Champion


Jeff Freeman