What is

Sustainable Business Coalition

Our Mission Statement

To serve as the foremost organization in the Tampa Bay Region for the facilitation of communication among business leaders that embrace the Triple Bottom Line—People (Employee & Community Wellbeing), Planet (Environmental Health) and Profit (Economic Viability).


Sustainable Business Awards

The Sustainable Business Coalition merged with The Sustany Foundation in 2015. For more information about the 2016 Sustainable Business Awards click here.




2015 Sustainable Business Awards

The 2015 Sustainable Business Awards luncheon will be held on Wednesday, June 10 at The University of Tampa Vaughn Center, 9th floor from 11:30 am to 1:00 pm. See 2008-2014 SBA winners. The Sustainable Business Awards is presented in partnership with The University of Tampa Center for Ethics. For more information Click Here. 

Advanced tickets to the Sustainable Business Awards are no longer available.  A limited number of tickets may be available at the door.  Please call Jennifer at 727/254-9101 for ticket information.

Thank You to Our 2015 Sustainable Business Award Sponsors!

Sustainability Champions





Official Media Sponsor

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Planet Protectors

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Good Earth Friends

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Sustainability Innovators

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2014 Awards Recognize, Inspire and Challenge

The sixth Annual Sustainable Business Awards (SBA) celebrated the sustainability success of seven Tampa Bay area businesses. “We congratulate the students and

the winners, who are helping to raise the standards for sustainable business and a sustainable economy,” says Dr. Daniel Verreault, UT Professor of Accounting and Co-Director of the Center for Ethics. Read More

2014 SBA Winners Announced

The Sustainable Business Coalition of Tampa Bay in partnership with The University of Tampa has announced the winners of the 2014 Sustainable Business Awards for their outstanding sustainable business practices and commitments to people, planet and profit.

  • Elutions Inc.
  • Triad Cleaning Solutions
  • Bayshore Solutions
  • The Refinery
  • Advanced Healthcare Partners
  • Suncoast Food Alliance
  • Landmarc Contracting 

Sustainable Business Awards is an annual awards event since 2008 that has recognized and honored for-profit businesses in the Tampa Bay Area that engage in practices that not only increase economic opportunities but also improve the environment and community. The Sustainable Business Awards event is held in partnership with The University of Tampa Center for Ethics. See all 2008-2014 SBA winners.

2013 Awards Celebrated With Capacity Crowd

Over 200 Tampa Bay business and community leaders celebrated this year’s thirteen outstanding companies that were recognized for sustainable business practices at the Fifth Annual Earth Charter US (ECUS) Sustainable Business Awards luncheon held at the University of Tampa on April 12th. Read More



2012 Annual Awards Pack the House

Tampa Mayor Bob Buckhorn (center), Coastal Wipers David Smiles (left) and Gary Smiles (right)

ECUS, in partnership with The University of Tampa, recognized 12 Tampa Bay area businesses for outstanding sustainable business practices. “These businesses have made serious commitments in the categories of People, Planet and Profit that make the Tampa Bay area economy and community a better place to live, work and play!” shared ECUS Founder Janet Roberts.

The awards were presented in front of a packed house of guests, whose remarks included, “I did not know most of these companies let alone what good work they do.  It is a real eye-opener to what the Tampa Bay area has to offer.” The 4th annual ECUS Sustainable Business Awards luncheon was held on February 24th at the UT Vaughn Center, and included among the guests were Mayor Bob Buckhorn and County Commissioner Sandy Murman.

2012 Tampa Bay Business Journal Slideshow of SBA Winners

by Alexis Muellner

The businesses winning 2012 recognition for their efforts at sustainability have a common commitment to people, planet and profit, said organizers of the fourth annual ECUS Sustainable Business Awards at the University of Tampa. Read More & View Slideshow