Past Events

Fifth Annual SBC Industry Achievement Awards

Tuesday, April 19, 2016, 6:00 p.m.-9:00 p.m. SBC Industry Achievement Awards Celebration

In Partnership With:


Celebrate Earth Day Week with a fun and festive reception and award’s celebration at the Lexus Santa Monica located at 1501 Santa Monica Blvd., Santa Monica, CA 90404.

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Deadline to apply for the #SBCAwards-April 1st!

The event features special remarks from:

SBC's Activist

musician & activist
Moby's Award Presenters:

Sustainable Biz
Award Presenter

Maggie Grace
Koru Productions

Maranda Pleasant
Maranda Pleasant
Ryland Engelhart
Ryland Engelhart

SBC's Lifetime Business Achievement Award 
Dr. Bronner's

SBC's Lifetime Achievement in Sustainability Award 
(awarded to an individual)
David BronnerRose Marcario, President & CEO, Patagonia
David Bronner
Dr. Bronner's

Rose Marcario
President & CEO 
Patagonia, Inc. 
David's Award Presenter:
Ryland Engelhart
Ryland Engelhart

Boise Thomas
Boise Thomas
Rose's Award Presenter:

 Steve Glenn        

Brianna Brown
Brianna Brown
Small Biz Award Presenter:
Zhena Muzyka

Zhena Muzyka

Seedling Award Presenter:
Brian Mac Mahon

Brian Mac Mahon

Tiffany Paige
Facebook Live Host
Tiffany Paige
Green With Tiffany

Marci Zaroff
EcoStyle Host Marci Zaroff
ECOFashion Pioneer and Founder, Under the Canopy and Metawear
resenter B Corp Award

Best Public Advocate
Award Presenter:
Jan Perry
Jan Perry
General Manager,
City of Los Angeles 
Economic and Workforce Development Department

Sustainable Business Consultant
Zero Waste Event Expert Extraordinaire
Sara Renshaw
Sara Renshaw
Green Life Consulting

  • Also featuring local fare from top restaurateurs to be voted on during the SBC's People's Choice Award: Sustainable Restaurant competition.
  • Future of food appetizers provided by Mathew Kenney Culinary, the world's first classically structured plant-based culinary academy.
  • VitaFrute™ Cocktails by VEEV® which are the first line of Organic and All-Natural ready-to-drink cocktails.
  • DJ Siera Leone.

The awards reception and ceremony salutes and spotlights Southern California companies working daily to create sustainably focused products and services that reduce ecological impact.

For the SolarCity Fifth Annual SBC Industry Achievement Awards the following awards will be presented.

SBC's Sustainable Seedling Small Business Award (Revenue under $100,000) 

SBC's Sustainable Small Business Award (Revenue between $100,000-$1 Million Dollars)

SBC's Sustainable Business Award (Revenue over $1 Million Dollars)

SBC's B Corp Award

SBC's Best Public Advocate for Sustainability Award

SBC's People's Choice Award: Sustainable Restaurant

SBC's Lifetime Achievement in Sustainability Award (Individual)

SBC's Lifetime Business Achievement Award (Business)

SBC's Activist Award

Optional: SBC's Pioneer in Sustainability Award

These are the 2016 Guidelines for the Fifth Annual SBC Industry Achievement Awards.

The SBC Industry Achievement Awards' recipients will receive:

THRIVE Magazine Congratulations Advertisement!

The Fifth Annual SBC Industry Achievement Awards recipients will be mentioned in a "THRIVE Magazine" Tribute Advertisement that is a full page and a full color ad presented by THRIVE Magazine, ORIGIN Magazine and Mantra Yoga + Health. Distribution of THRIVE Magazine: 128,000 Print and $250,000 online.

Platinum SBC Membership!-value $5400

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SBC Giving Tree Award Trophy!

The SBC Giving Tree Award Trophy which is a Ming Aralia in a solid Bamboo planter.


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SBC Giving Tree
SBC Giving Tree on Display at
Inaugural recipient Miyako Hybrid Hotel

Extensive Marketing Campaign
Each award recipient will be highly publicized in an extensive marketing campaign.

Tickets are on sale now for the SBC Industry Achievement Awards Reception and Ceremony for $46 to coincide with the 46th Anniversary of Earth Day! 

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For those attending with a group of people and want to help support the SBC please consider 
Buying Cocktail Table Packages!

Salute and celebrate the award participants with a Tribute Ad that will be featured in the Tribute Book distributed at the SBC Industry Achievement Awards!
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To contact the SBC:

Tickets are available at the below RSVP link.


Steve Glenn, CEO, LivingHomes; Chairman of the Board, Sustainable Business Council

Zhena Muzyka , ; Publisher , Enliven Books; Host-CBS Radio Podcast, Change Maker; Founder, Zhena’s Gypsy Tea; ;

Maggie Grace, Actor, Producer, Koru Productions

Brianna Brown, Actress, Founder and CEO, The New Hollywood

Marci Zaroff, ECOfashion Pioneer, Founder, Under the Canopy; Founder, Metawear

Ryland Engelhart, Co-founder, Kiss the Ground; Co-Owner and the CIO: Chief Inspiration Officer, Cafe Gratitde


Tuesday, April 19, 2016
6:00 p.m.-9:00 p.m. SBC Industry Achievement Awards Celebration


Lexus Santa Monica
1501 Santa Monica Blvd.,
Santa Monica, CA 90404


Complimentary valet parking at entrance located behind the building off of 15th Street.


$46 ticket price to coincide with the 46th Anniversary of Earth Day.

$36 ticket price for SBC Members. If you are not yet a member please consider joining. 
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SBC Board Members

Steve Glenn-(Chair,) Laura Berland-Shane, Rob Kramer,
Lee Wallach, Becki Ueno, Juli Schulz, Nurit Katz

Steering Committee
Nadereh Afsharmanesh, Vivian Panou, Alisha Auringer, Nicole Landers,
Jaime Nack, Elana Pianko, Even Birenbaum