Award Recipients

Announcement of Finalists and Winning Recipients of SBC Industry Achievement Awards!

Lifetime Achievement Awards Recipients:

Van Vlahakis, Owner and CEO, Earth Friendly Products and Patagonia were awarded Lifetime Achievement Awards.

Van Vlahakis
Van Vlahakis Owner and Chief Executive Officer, Earth Friendly Products,
presented with SBC's Lifetime Achievement Award in Sustainability
by his daughter, Kelly Vlahakis-Hanks, VP, Earth Friendly Products.

Steve Glenn, Chair and Co-founder of the Sustainable Business Council
presents Patagonia with Lifetime Business Achievement Award, accepting
Jason McCaffrey, Director of Surf, Patagonia.

SBC’s Sustainable Business Award had 21 finalists competing:
American Solar Direct,
Amonix, Inc.,
Bowman Design Group,
Brooks + Scarpa Architects,
Casa Barranca Organic Winery,
Evenson Design Group,
Kanner Architects,
Growing Roots LLC,
Los Angeles Department of Water and Power,
Miyako Hybrid Hotel,
Nature Woven,
OM Spirits,
Points West Group,
Repurpose, Inc.,
Rideshare, Inc.,
Solar Universe of Westlake Village,
Westin Bonaventure Hotel & Suites,

There are two recipients of SBC's Sustainable Business Award due to a tie.

Miyako Hybrid Hotel
Cherie Davis, General Manager, Miyako Hybrid Hotel
accepts SBC's Sustainable Business Award.

Alisha Auringer, Manager of the Environment,
LAcarGUY accepting SBC's Sustainable Business Award.

SBC's People's Choice: Sustinable Restaurants had eight restaurants competing:
Euphoria Loves Rawvolution,
Duke's Huntington Beach,
Haven Gastropub,
Taco Asylum,
Tender Greens,
Naya Sunset,
And Oceans & Earth Restaurant,

The recipient of SBC's People's Choice: Sustainable Restaurant Award is Duke's Huntington Beach.

Duke's Huntington Beach
(left to right)
Sustainable Restaurant Judge Moe Fakih, CEO, AEF Consulting, Engineering & Construction
presents Duke's Huntington Beach with Sustainable Restaurant Award, accepting are
Matthew Perez, Executive Chef and Brett Barnes, General Manager, Duke's Huntington Beach.