The business community and the public are invited to honor the recipients of the Sacramento Area Sustainable Business Awards, Wednesday, September 20, 8-10:30 a.m., at the Tsakopoulos Library Galleria (828 I Street). Register today for this free event!
Presented by the Business Environmental Resource Center
(BERC), the event features a green business expo with a continental breakfast, networking and informational outreach tables, and awards ceremony. This year's keynote speaker is Patrick Mulvaney, of Mulvaney's B&L Restaurant and Culinary Specialist Catering Company.
The ceremony recognizes top environmentally proactive Sacramento area businesses whose work practices demonstrate an outstanding commitment to enhancing sustainability.
This year’s award categories and recipients are:
- Energy Conservation: Sacramento Kings / Golden 1 Center
- Green Building: Architectural Nexus
- Pollution Prevention: Refill Madness
- Solid Waste Reduction: Mulvaney’s B&L
- Transportation & Air Quality: Uptown Studios Inc.
- Water Conservation: Sacramento Suburban Water District
For businesses and organizations in Sacramento, Placer, Yolo, and El Dorado Counties that pledge to adopt environmentally friendly practices and conserve resources, BERC’s Sustainable Business Program is the region’s benchmark for achieving sustainable practices. Since its establishment in 2007, the program has performed more than 500 certifications and re-certifications and has awarded 205 unique businesses.