2013 Champions of Sustainability Photo Gallery

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The first annual Champions of Sustainability was held Thursday, September 5th, at The Westin Birmingham. Hosted by My Green Birmingham, the event honored a diverse spectrum of sustainability efforts helping to shape the future growth and success of the City of Birmingham. 2013 Honorees:

  • Design: Lea Ann Macknally, of ‎Macknally Land Design
  • Environment: Roald Hazelhoff, of Southern Environmental Center
  • Vision: Woodlawn United, represented by Sally Mackin
  • Built Environment: Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport
  • Energy: Nexus Energy Center, represented by Ruchi Singal
  • Social Progress: REV Urban Food Project, represented by David Fleming
  • Advocate: The Community Foundation of Greater Birmingham, represented by Gus Heard-Hughes

The evening began with a networking hour, followed by the awards program. Guest also enjoyed a featured video presentation of the honorees speaking about their efforts to make an impact in local sustainability. Honorees also took part in a panel discussion, addressing guest comments and questions. The panel was moderated by Pat Byington, Director of the Eastern Forest Partnership and the publisher of Bama Environmental News.

For additional details, see My Green Birmingham Honors Local Champions of Sustainability

We thank our generous sponsors for their involvement and support of the 2013 Champions of Sustainability. Sponsors:

  • My Green Birmingham
  • The City of Birmingham
  • Brasfield & Gorrie
  • Eco-Three
  • The Westin Birmingham

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