Excellence in Sustainability Awards

Annual Awards for Excellence in Sustainability

The Awards for Excellence in Sustainability is an annual program that honors projects, plans, policies, individuals, and organizations dedicated to supporting sustainable communities. Each year, the award winners are announced during the annual National Planning Conference.

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2018 Winners

Community Sustainability or Resilience Plan

City of Hermosa Beach, PLAN Hermosa — The City of Hermosa Beach's Integrated General Plan and Local Coastal Program

City of Hermosa Beach, California

State or Regional Sustainability or Resilience Plan

Thurston Regional Planning Council, Thurston Climate Adaptation Plan: Climate Resilience Actions for Thurston County and South Puget Sound

Olympia, Washington

Sustainable Policy, Law, or Tool

San Francisco Planning Department & San Francisco Department of the Environment, Better Roofs Ordinance

San Francisco

Sustainable Urban Design Plan or Development Project

City of Meriden, Meriden 2020: A Comprehensive Plan for Downtown Meriden

Meriden, Connecticut

Sustainable Park, Recreation, or Open Space Project

City of Miramar, Miramar Fruit & Vegetable Garden

Miramar, Florida

Sustainable Transportation Project

Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority, Metro Expo Line Phase 2

Los Angeles County, California

Sustainable Green Infrastructure Project

Capital Region Water, Community Greening Plan: A Green Stormwater Infrastructure Plan for Harrisburg

Harrisburg, Pennsylvania

Leadership in Sustainability

Environmental Compliance & Sustainability Department, Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority

Los Angeles County, California


Previous Winners

Previous Sustainability Awards Winners