Sustainability Awards

The Brookings Mayor's Sustainability Awards recognize excellence in sustainable practices demonstrated by local businesses, organizations, and individuals, while promoting a culture of resiliency. Award winners contribute to a more sustainable city by embracing and promoting an approach to business and daily living that balances environmental responsibility, economic prosperity, and community equity. There are five categories for awards:

  • Environmental Resilience
  • Social/Quality of Life
  • Economic Vitality
  • Sustainability Leadership/Innovative Best Practices
  • Triple Bottom Line

2021 Press Release (PDF)
Nomination Form (PDF)

2019 Award Winners

Carrot Seed Kitchen Co., Social/Quality of Life (PDF)

South Dakota State University Photovoltaics Project, Environmental Resilience (PDF)

2018 Award Winners