Honorable Mentions, 2012 Sustainable Communities

About the Honorable Mentions

BCLC and Siemens Corporation are pleased to congratulate the following Honorable Mentions for their efforts to build sustainable communities. Sustainability has risen in prominence as a strategy for community improvement in the United States, and many great examples deserve to be shared. In addition to the nine awards finalists, take a moment to learn about these communities and their sustainability strategy.

Charlotte, NC – Envision Charlotte

Columbia, TN – City of Columbia Department of Grants & Planning

Dublin, OH – Greener in Dublin

Durham, NC – Durham City/County Sustainability Office

Fayetteville, AR – City of Fayetteville Department of Sustainability & Strategic Planning

Glastonbury, CT – Glastonbury’s Green Initiatives

Hailey, ID – Hailey Environmental Leadership Program (HELP)

Houston, TX – Green Houston

Knoxville, TN – City of Knoxville Office of Energy & Sustainability

Nashville, TN – City of Nashville Office of Environment and Sustainability

North Little Rock, AR – North Little Rock Green

Oakland, CA – Sustainable Oakland

Oklahoma City, OK – Plan OKC

Portland, OR – City of Portland Bureau of Planning and Sustainability

Shinnston, WV – Shinnston, WV – A Blueprint Community

St. Louis, MO – City of St. Louis Sustainability Initiative

Syracuse, NY – City of Syracuse Department of Planning and Sustainability

Tallahassee, FL – City of Tallahassee Department of Environmental Policy and Energy Resources

Texarkana, TX – Sustainable Texarkana