CAROLINAS' GREEN GALA & LEADERSHIP AWARDS
USGBBC Carolina Communities
Wednesday, November 10, 2021
For 11 years, the USGBC Green Gala Leadership Awards has been the premier social event of the Carolinas’ community. Each year, we bring together the most impactful and influential individuals and organizations in our region for an evening of networking and celebration of achievement within the community. Join us as we celebrate the innovative projects and inspiring Leaders working to make a greener future for all in the Carolinas.
USGBC Carolinas 2021 Community Leader Project Award Finalists
USGBC Carolinas is pleased to announce our 2021 Project Award finalists. Our Green Gala Leadership Awards promote and recognize excellence in sustainable design, environmental stewardship, and community impact and highlight the green building initiatives and achievements of local projects, businesses, and individual leaders. Given in several categories, our Awards honor innovative, high-performance projects that are leading the way to a greener tomorrow for all in North and South Carolina.
Winners will be announced alongside honorees from USGBC Carolinas during a special virtual awards ceremony at the Green Gala celebration on November 10. Event attendees will have the opportunity to vote during the ceremony to decide the winner of our 2021 People's Choice Award.
Meet the Carolinas Green Gala Leadership Award Finalists and Honorees:
USGBC Carolinas Green Gala Leadership Awards honor the innovative projects and inspiring people working to create a greener future for the Carolinas. Congratulations to the project finalists below.
Please join us at our annual Green Gala celebration on 10.10.21 when we announce the winners.
Bank of America Tower Upfit, LEED ID+C v4 Silver
Charlotte Mecklenburg Police Department, South Division, LEED BD+C v4 Silver
Cherry Park Elementary School of Language Immersion, LEED BD+C v2009 Silver
CPCC Levine Phase 3 Academic Building, LEED BD+C v2009 Silver
Credit Suisse Liberty II, LEED BD+C v4 Gold
Durham County Main Library, LEED BD+C v2009 Gold
The MUSC Shawn Jenkins Children's Hospital and Pearl Tourville Women's Pavilion, LEED BD+C v2009 Silver
Tanger Outlets Charleston, LEED O+M v4.1 Gold
Trane Columbia Operations Expansion, LEED BD+C v4 Certified
Wade V, LEED BD+C v2009 Gold
Leaders/Organizations that demonstrate leadership in sustainability at an exceptional level:
Community Change Agent : Lisa Shpritz, Environmental Operations Executive at Bank of America
Community Impact Organization: CleanAire NC
This Green Gala video captures our 2021 Carolinas Leadership Awards, which honor excellence in high-performance design, environmental stewardship, volunteer service and community impact. Congratulations to all Finalists, Honorees and Award Winners. See you in person in 2022
Congratulations to the 2021 Carolinas award winning teams!
Innovative Project - Design and Construction: Credit Suisse Liberty II
Innovative Project -
Health and Wellness in Built Environment: The MUSC Shawn Jenkins Children’s Hospital and Pearl Tourville Women’s Pavilion - leading healthcare!
Innovative Project - Existing Building Performance: Tanger Outlets, Charleston - one of many!
Green Schools - Higher Education: CPCC Levine Phase 3 Academic Building - Central Piedmonts first!
Green Schools - K-12: Cherry Park Elementary School of Language Immersion - Rock Hill Schools first!
Community Champion and People’s Choice: Durham County Main Library
Judges Choice: Charlotte Mecklenburg Police Department, South Division Station
THANK YOU TO THE 2021 TITLE SPONSOR
THANK YOU 2021 SPONSORS
USGBC NORTH & SOUTH CAROLINA COMMUNITIES
MAKING THE CAROLINAS REGION A GREENER, HEALTHIER, MORE EQUITABLE PLACE TO LIVE, WORK AND PLAY.
USGBC North & South Carolina Communities aim to make healthy and sustainable buildings a reality for residents in the greater Carolinas area. Our diverse membership includes builders, architects, environmentalists, nonprofits and students — all providing a wealth of knowledge and industry access at every level. USGBC Carolinas is part of USGBC's large network helping advance sustainable places to live and work nationwide. Providing a path to build sustainable, resilient, equitable and healthy communities for all.