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Jun. 5, 2017 11:11 am

Earth is doomed, but here are your 2017 SustainPHL nominees

This list of 28 sustainability advocates can offer a little hope for the future of our planet, or at least Philadelphia.

Judy Wicks at SustainPHL 2016.

(Photo by Julie Zeglen)

It’s been a rough week for sustainability advocates and, well, the future of our planet at large, thanks to the U.S. pulling out of the Paris Climate Accord.

Here’s a bright spot amidst the impending doom: Green Philly just  announced its nominees for the second annual SustainPHL, an awards event honoring the local sustainability community.

Activist of the Year

Business Innovation

  • OxiCool
  • SALT Design Studio (Chester Arthur School project)
  • AnneeLondon

Climate Hero

  • The Philadelphia Energy Authority
  • Jessica Franzini
  • Joan Blaustein

 #FuturePHL

Impact Business Leader

Neighborhood Champion

  • Dennis Barnebey
  • Naida Elena Burgos
  • Seth Budick

Social Impact Award

Sustainable Communities

Sustainability Mentor

  • Ellen Schultz
  • Corrin Omowunmi
  • Lucas Hamilton
  • Rob Fleming

SustainPHL returns Thursday, Aug. 3.

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Check out last year’s winners here, and the rockin’ acceptance speech of last year’s Local Advocate winner Saleem Chapman here.

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