On Earth Day Join GOtham Green® in Celebrating Our GOtham Green Awards® winners
In advance of Earth Day which we observe today, Gotham Green® hosted its annual Gotham Green Awards® the past Thursday at Club Quarters Midtown.
Gotham Green® annually recognizes those who make a difference in our communities and the world by celebrating people and organizations, both Gotham members and non-Gotham members, who work in ways big and small; for-profit and not-for-profit, to make our world a little greener. GOtham Green® provides a platform for businesses and professionals who seek to connect and promote sustainable business opportunities, practices and relationships.
This year’s 10 deserving recipients include people, businesses and organizations who (that) work on environmentally sustainable initiatives and projects:
√ One Earth Conservation (Gail Koelln)
√ The JuicePlus+ Company (Shelly Simpson and Liz Saldana)
√ City As Living Laboratory (Olivia George)
√ Cornell University Sustainable Design General Manager Anna Lawrence
√ CO2 Logic (Arnaud Brohe)
√ SUNation Solar Systems (Mile Bailis)
√ Foam Cycle (Beth Coleman for Lou Troiano)
√ SBM Corp (Brian Martin)
√ Ace Natural (Alberto Gonzalez)
√ Premier Compaction (Robert Frustaci)
Past Gotham Green Awards® winner and Gotham Green® co-chair Josh Zinder of Joshua Zinder Architecture + Design (JZA+D) attended the announcement.
Gotham Green Awards® recognize three categories:
1. Green Business or Green Initiative – For businesses whose core message and products are green in concept and/or sustainable.
2. Green product, program or building – For businesses that have produced, planned or created a singular item that is green and sustainable.
3. Green/Sustainable non-profit organization – For non-profit organizations that focus on or have created a program or product that they believe contributes to the global sustainability effort.
As always a special thank you to Gotham co-Founder Fred C. Klein for inspiration.
Email GOtham Green® Group Coordinator Sherry Rivera for further information about Gotham's original "Save The World" group (as least that’s how Fred Klein describes it).