What is

Earth Charter US

Our Mission Statement

The Earth Charter US (ECUS) mission is to inspire, educate, and engage people in the United States to implement The Earth Charter's vision and principles in their personal lifestyles, institutional policies/practices, educational policies/curricula, and community initiatives.



Challenging Tampa Bay to Achieve More in Sustainable Biz Practices

October 6th, 2012

from Tampa Bay Business Journal by Herb Goetschius

As a former president of local steel company, McNichols, one of my proudest moments was receiving the Earth Charter US Sustainable Business Award on behalf of the company. It’s a distinction recognizing local businesses in the Tampa Bay area engaged in practices that increase economic opportunities and improve the environment, employees and community. Read More

Earth Charter US Website Wins Award

June 1st, 2012

Interactive Media Awards names Earth Charter US (ECUS) website a winner in outstanding achievement category. ECUS, a non-profit, utilizes its website to educate the public, engage visitors and generate donations, which fund its operations. With the development of the new website, ECUS will create content to promote Sustainable Business Coalition member businesses, increase nominees and sponsors for the annual Sustainable Business Awards and expand the Earth Charter Children, Youth and Parenting Program to more children.

Press Release 2012 Web Award

Outstanding Achievement - Earth Charter US Website Wins

May 4th, 2012


Outstanding Achievement

- Earth Charter US Website Wins


Bayshore Solutions was awarded for its work on the Earth Charter US website for outstanding design, usability, innovation in technical features, standards compliance and content. Bayshore Solutions’ custom website design  for Earth Charter US focused on educating, communicating and engaging visitors within Earth Charter’s vision while serving as a resource for to organization’s audiences.   To read more about Earth Charter US’ non-profit website design launch, visit:


Join the Sustainable Business Coalition Today

March 6th, 2012

The SBC represents some of the most creative minds in cutting edge sustainable business practices in Tampa Bay. If you value learning and growth, counsel from successful business peers and desire to improve your Triple Bottom Line – People, Planet, Profit, being a coalition member is a must. Read More

SBA Sponsorship Opportunities

December 27th, 2011

The 2012 Sustainable Business Awards are February 24th at University of Tampa. Sponsorship opportunities are available. Promote your brand to the over 200 guests and award winners! Sponsorships

McNichols Herb Goetschius Retires

December 27th, 2011

Vice Chairman Herb Goetschius retired after 34 years of service with McNichols Company. This was created as a tribute to him. Video

Random Acts of EVOS

December 27th, 2011

Do you know what a Random Act of EVOS is? Watch as EVOS staff surprise well deserving volunteers by giving out yummy EVOS food.