State and Local Recognition
2008 "Green Non-Profit Educational Program of the Year", regional award from the Charlotte Business Journal and the Charlotte Chapter of the US Green Building Council
2008 "Finalist - Greater Good Category" state award from Sustainable North Carolina of Raleigh, NC
2009 "Catalyst Award" state award from Sustainable North Carolina of Raleigh, NC
2010 "Innovation in Green Award" local award from the Charlotte Chamber of Commerce
2010 "General Excellence in Sustainable Business - Nonprofit" regional award from the Charlotte Business Journal and the Charlotte Chapter of the US Green Building Council
2011 "Urban Conservation" regional award from the Mecklenburg County Soil and Water Conservation Board, "In recognition of exceptional work to conserve natural resources in the urban environment."
The Mecklbenburg Soil and Water Conservation District presents the Center for Sustainability with the "2011 Urban Conservation Award" in recognition of exceptional work to conserve the natural resources in the urban environments.
This award recognizes a chamber member company that has implemented an innovative green product, service or process; has created an environment that fosters and encourages creative green thinking; and whose experience has been shared with, and can benefit other businesses or the greater community.
This award from the Charlotte Business Journal states; "The Center's green efforts go beyond academics. It sponsors speakers and activitites on a regular basis, recently teaming with the Catawba Riverkeeper Foundation to bring Alexandra Cousteau and her International Expedition Blue Planet Team to Charlotte. It also assisted in the planting of 2300 tree seedlings along the Little Sugar Creek Greenway in the Belmont Neighborhood."
CPCC selected as one of the 2008 Non-profit Educational Programs of the Year by the Charlotte Business Journal
About 900 area business leaders, organizations, city and county officials, and other community leaders gathered at the Charlotte Convention Center as a few key organizations were recognized for their green efforts over the past year. Dr. Rod Townley accepted the award for the college.
Congratulations to all who made this prestigious honor possible!
Central Piedmont Community College was the only college awarded in the category of "Non-Profit Educational Program"