Growing Green Awards

Honoring and Celebrating People + Organizations Transforming the Built Environment

The USGBC-Missouri Gateway Chapter is proud to celebrate and recognize the individuals, groups and organizations actively transforming the built environment while sharing their knowledge of green building and sustainable practices.

Congratulations to our 2016 Awardees! Learn more about their accomplishments!

  • Restoration Champion: Western Specialty Contractors
  • Operational Excellence: Lewis and Clark Community College
  • Community Innovator: Gary Steps – Butterfly Energy Works
  • Emerging Leader: City of Maplewood
  • Community Champion: Forest Park Forever

See a list of all the 2016 Nominees here.

Check out a video & the poster presentations from the 2015 Growing Green Spotlight on March 26, 2015.

Congratulations to the 2014 Awardees! Learn more about their accomplishments.

  • Emerging Leader: Maryville University’s USGBC Student Group
  • Education: MICDS
  • Operational Excellence: St. Louis Zoo
  • Restoration: Green Street St. Louis
  • Innovation: Gary Steps, Butterfly Energy Works
  • Community Champion: Deb Frank, Missouri Botanical Garden

Download a list of all the 2014 Nominees. Learn more about their sustainable accomplishments here.

Congratulations to the 2013 Awardees!

  • Emerging Leader: Courtney Howard – Cannon Design
  • Education: Southwestern Illinois College
  • Operational Excellence: Parkway School District
  • Restoration: Patty Maher – Tiger Lily Development
  • Innovation: SWT Design
    with an Honorable Mention to Cannon Design
  • Community Champion: Old North St. Louis Restoration Group

2013 GGA Winners

Learn more about the 2013 Awardees and their accomplishments!

Download a list of 2013 nominees.

Or check out their stories by reading the Executive Summaries provided in the nominations.

Congratulations to 2012 Winners!

  • Emerging Leader: Citi
  • Education: Russell Barton – Parkway North High School
  • Restoration: Cannon Design
  • Innovation: AEP River Operations
  • Operational Excellence: Tarlton
  • Community Champion: Urban League of Metropolitan St. Louis

See the 2012 Winning Submission.

Learn more about the winners and their accomplishments. Or see photos from the March 29 Celebration.

See a full list of 2012 Growing Green Award Nominees.

Congratulations to 2011 Winners:

  • Innovator:  HOK
  • Residential: Trumpet Builders, LLC
  • Government: City of St. Louis
  • Educator:  St. Louis Community College
  • Non-Profit: FOCUS St. Louis
  • Corporate: St. Louis Regional Chamber & Growth Association
  • Cultivating Ten Years of Green Building: Missouri Botanical Garden

Learn more about the winners and their accomplishments.

See a full list of 2011 Growing Green Award Nominees.

See keynote presentation by Leith Sharp, Executive Director of the Illinois Green Economy Network.

View a winning nomination from 2009.

Congratulations to 2010 Winners:

  • Innovator – Home Green Home
  • Home Builder – Laclede Gas Company
  • Government – St. Louis County
  • Educator – Washington University in St. Louis
  • Quietly Green – Punit Jain, Cannon Design
  • Non-Profit – Renew Missouri, a project of Missouri Coalition for the Environment
  • Corporate – Clayco

Learn more about 2010 winners and their accomplishments

Congratulations to the 2009 inaugural Growing Green Award winners

  • Innovator
- William A. Kerr Foundation
  • Residential
- Habitat for Humanity St. Louis
  • Government Special Mention
- U.S. Congressman Russ Carnahan
  • Government Winner
- City of Clayton
  • Quietly Green
- (two winners!) Richard Reilly, Boa Construction, and
 David Bertorelli
  • Education
- Parkway School District
  • Commercial
- LoftWorks, LLC

Learn more about 2009 winners and their accomplishments