Sustainable Contra Costa is proud to honor the leaders and activists whose good work is making Contra Costa communities healthy, beautiful, clean, and resilient.
Awards are presented to individuals, nonprofits, government programs, schools, and businesses.
There are four types of awards:
- Leadership in Sustainability Award
- Rising Star (18 and under)
- Lifetime Achievement
- Green Building (click here for Green Building nomination criteria)
The Leadership in Sustainability Awards Are Aligned With The One Planet Living Principles
Nominated project/Individuals will be evaluated on the following 8 criteria:
*Nominee/Project’s efforts to promote economic prosperity.
*Nominee/Project’s efforts to positively impact environmental health.
*Nominee/Project’s efforts to address social justice and ensure equal access to the project for all, especially underserved communities.
*Nominee is a model for others – something others could adopt as a process or business model.
*Partnerships and collaboration.
*Uniqueness of program.
*Level of organization-wide involvement. If applicable, how involved in the project are staff and volunteers throughout the organization?
*Scope of involvement or impact. How many people benefit from the project? In what ways does the project impact the community?