ATLANTA – August 8, 2018 – Today, the Metro Atlanta Chamber (MAC) revealed the finalists for the 2018 Atlanta E3 Awards. The E3 Awards celebrate the companies, organizations and people whose work innovates at the intersection of sustainability and commerce.

“This year’s finalists represent the best of our region’s efforts to advance business models that focus on sustainability,” said MAC President and CEO Hala Moddelmog. “Environmental stewardship and corporate responsibility are not only essential to our future but also an economic benefit to our metro area.”

The awards recognize that doing the right thing by the environment is not at odds with making a profit. By fostering collaboration and problem solving, many Atlanta companies are making a positive difference.

The six award categories are Built Environment, Clean Tech Innovation, Impact (Individual), Liquid Assets, Moving the Needle (Transportation), and Resilient Communities. The categories cover a variety of industry sectors, such as water conservation, renewable energy, recycling, smart growth and many more. Full descriptions of each category can be found here.

“The E3 Awards allow us to tell the inspiring stories of the people and organizations promoting a clean environment and sustainable business practices here in metro Atlanta and demonstrate that Atlanta is among the most sustainable cities” said Dave Williams, MAC’s vice president of infrastructure and government affairs.

Finalists by category are as follows:

Built Environment:

MARTA – Transit Oriented Development

Mercedes-Benz Stadium

Clean Tech Innovation:

Mohawk – EverStrand

Synergy Solutions

Impact Award:

Patricia Barmeyer, King & Spalding

Stephanie Stuckey, Bloomberg Philantropies

Mark Toro, North American Properties

Liquid Assets:

Georgia Aquarium

Georgia Power

Moving the Needle:

Roadie

UPS

Resilient Communities:

Goodwill of North Georgia

The Kroger Co.

Winners in each category will be announced during a special event at the Hyatt Regency, Thursday, October 25, 2018.

For more information and tickets the 2018 E3 Awards, please visit: http://atlantae3awards.com/ and #E3ATL

 

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About the Metro Atlanta Chamber

The Metro Atlanta Chamber (MAC) serves as a catalyst for a more prosperous and vibrant region. To advance economic growth and improve metro Atlanta's quality of place, MAC is focused on starting, growing and recruiting companies to the 29-county metro Atlanta region. The Chamber is also focused on expanding the region's innovation economy by promoting and strengthening connections to drive Atlanta's innovation and entrepreneurial culture. MAC is committed to being an active voice for the business community, serving as an advocate for a competitive business climate and promoting Atlanta's story. For more information, visit www.MetroAtlantaChamber.com.