Welcome to The Summit of Sustainability Awards (SOSA) 2014
The City of Akron, Summit County, the Greater Akron Chamber, Keep Akron Beautiful/Greenprint for Akron and a host of sustainability sponsors want to recognize your Akron/Summit County organization for your efforts to institute more sustainable practices…or give you information and ideas on beginning a sustainability plan by sharing best practices.
The SOSA Committee is generating a Survey Monkey type application this year. It is expected to be ready in late March or early April. From there, the tentative timeline for SOSA 2014:
- Friday, July 25, 2014 – Applications must be received
- Monday, September 1, 2014 – Winners announced
- Thursday, October 23, 2014 – SOSA Breakfast
See 2013 Winners of The Summit of Sustainability Awards below, including their videos. Please visit our site often for updates. More videos on sustainability can be found on our SOSA YouTube Channel.
The 5 Summit of Sustainability Awards 2013 Winning organizations making people, planet and prosperity a priority are:
These SOSA 2013 winners’ sustainability efforts were showcased at an Awards Breakfast on October 24 with keynote speaker Robert Buchanan,who also presented his first ever Founders Award to the Summit Food Policy Coalition.
Hear Robert Buchanan’s keynote address by using the player below:
Robert Buchanan, founder and former President & CEO of Polar Bears International, now focuses his energies on changing the mindset of how humans care for this planet as founder of Arctic Action team. Visit www.myactions.org/akron to learn how you can help.
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Beginning a Sustainability Plan
Don’t already have any sustainable efforts going in your organization? Well now is the time to get started. Many organizations, big and small, are finding that being green can also save you money. That’s correct! Doing the right thing for the planet can drive real cost savings to the bottom line. See How To Be Sustainable, or view SOSA webinars to get great tips today.