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Phelps offers financial incentives to its associates for using alternate transportation.

News, Chamber Of Commerce, Santa Monica, Sustainability

Meet This Year's SQA Grand Prize Winners: Phelps, Perry's At The Beach

Posted Apr. 7, 2014, 9:16 am

The Santa Monica Chamber of Commerce, the City of Santa Monica, and Sustainable Works has announced the winners of the 2014 Sustainable Quality Awards (SQAs).

Opinion, Santa Monica, Sustainability

Opinion: Santa Monica Bill Of Sustainability Rights A Historic Opportunity

Posted Mar. 21, 2013, 11:57 am

The Santa Monica City Council approved a “bill of sustainability rights” on March 12 that represents a major, progressive step forward for a California city.

Environmental activist and actor Ed Begley Jr. received an Individual Stewardship Award at the Sustainable Quality Awards held Wednesday. He is pictured with grand prize winner Catherine An of Tiato restaurant.

News, Chamber Of Commerce, Business, Santa Monica, Sustainability

Santa Monica Businesses Recognized At Sustainable Quality Awards

Posted Mar. 15, 2013, 9:08 am

Hundreds of people gathered to celebrate the 12 local businesses that won this year’s Sustainable Quality Awards at the 18th annual Sustainable Quality Awards luncheon, held Wednesday at the Sheraton Delfina hotel.

An ordinance passed Tuesday asserts the fundamental rights of all Santa Monica residents to comprehensive waste disposal systems that do not degrade the environment, to clean water from sustainable sources, clean air, a sustainable food system, a sustainable natural climate, and a sustainable energy future based on renewable energy sources.

News, Environment, Health, Santa Monica, Sustainability

Santa Monica Sustainability Rights Passed At City Council

Posted Mar. 15, 2013, 8:38 am

Santa Monica is one step closer to codifying sustainability as a fundamental right for local residents and the surrounding environment. With only four Council members participating in the vote, the elected panel unanimously voted in favor of an ordinance “establishing sustainability rights for Santa Monica residents and the natural environment.”

News, Environment, Business, Santa Monica, Sustainability

2013 Santa Monica Sustainable Quality Awards Luncheon March 13

Posted Mar. 4, 2013, 8:31 am

The Santa Monica Chamber of Commerce, Sustainable Works, and the City of Santa Monica’s Office of Sustainability and the Environment, will be hosting the 2013 Sustainable Quality Awards on March 13 at the Sheraton Delfina Hotel.

SMC’s Club Grow is active in the college’s sustainability efforts.

Seven Days, Santa Monica College, Santa Monica, Sustainability

Santa Monica College To Host Campus Sustainability Week Oct. 22-26

Posted Oct. 11, 2012, 7:39 am

Santa Monica College will host an expanded Campus Sustainability Week from Oct. 22-26 with activities that range from “Food Day” to a panel on plastics pollution -- all designed to raise awareness of environmental problems and solutions.

News, Santa Monica College, Santa Monica, Sustainability

Santa Monica College Path To Sustainability Lecture Tonight At 6:30 p.m.

Posted Oct. 2, 2012, 2:15 am

“Santa Monica College on the Path to Sustainability” will be discussed as part of SMC’s fall “Environmental Issues Lecture Series” tonight at 6:30 p.m.

News, Environment, Green, Chamber Of Commerce, Business, Santa Monica, City Hall, Sustainability

Six Honored At Sustainable Quality Awards

Posted May. 4, 2012, 1:36 am

Six local companies were honored May 2 at the 17th annual Sustainable Quality Awards (SQA) held here at Santa Monica’s Sheraton Delfina, as the E...

News, City Council, Environment, Santa Monica, Sustainability

Santa Monica Wins 2012 Siemens Sustainable Community Award

Posted Apr. 23, 2012, 1:08 am

Santa Monica is the winner of the 2012 Siemens Sustainable Community Award in the midsize community category (population 50,000-150,000). Santa Mo...

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