The Greenovate Boston Awards, which are in their 9th year, recognize businesses, community organizations, and individuals who are helping Boston achieve its climate and sustainability goals. This year, applications are open to businesses and organizations, or you may nominate an individual. Applicants should focus on a recent project or practice that demonstrates leadership in climate action. Projects or practices should be closely tied to the citywide climate goals laid out in the 2014 Greenovate Boston Climate Action Plan.
**Large buildings or institutions are also encourage to participate in the Mayor's Carbon Cup. The Mayor’s Carbon Cup, which launched in April 2014, showcased its inaugural participants that have each committed at least one million square feet of building space to a 35% reduction in greenhouse gas emissions intensity by 2020.