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.


SBC Benefits

“Recognition associated with winning an ECUS Sustainable Business Award is not only gratifying, but SBC provides an excellent network of like-minded businesses interested in sustainable business practices, ” states Andrew McIntosh, Shareholder, Fowler White Boggs, 2008 award winner.












  • Build your brand by promoting your SBC award status and use ECUS designations on your products, media and advertising

  • Be promoted on SBC website and social media for your ongoing sustainability activities
  • Learn proven sustainability practices, measure current sustainability efforts, identify and plan new sustainability strategies
  • Access SBC members-only online library of sustainability resources, case studies and articles
  • Attend SBC events such as Sustainable Business Awards, Power of Sustainability-Power of Your Brand, Triple Bottom Line Roundtable Lunch, Sustainability Forum and Member Networking Socials
  • Receive monthly e-newsletters with member, SBC and sustainability news
  • Utilize the Green Guide Blog for sharing sustainability best practices, questions and information
  • Utilize the Green Guide Calendar promoting sustainability-related events in the Tampa Bay area
  • Highlight your company’s news and information on SBC Facebook and LinkedIn groups
  • Participate in SBC speaker’s bureau to represent sustainability and green initiatives in Tampa Bay
  • Utilize and implement what you learn to become a future award winner!

Businesses in the counties of Citrus, Hernando, Hillsborough, Manatee, Pasco, Pinellas, Polk and Sarasota are eligible to join SBC. Previous SBA winners are eligible to be nominated for a SBA 3 years after winning.  Non-profits are not eligible to be nominated for a SBA.