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.


Sustainable Business Coalition

Why Join SBC?

The Sustainable Business Coalition 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. Learn More

2012 Sustainable Business Awards Packed the House 

ECUS, in partnership with The University of Tampa, recognized 12 Tampa Bay area businesses for outstanding sustainable business practices. “These businesses have made serious commitments in the categories of People, Planet and Profit that make the Tampa Bay area economy and community a better place to live, work and play!” shared ECUS Founder Janet Roberts.

The awards were presented in front of a packed house of guests, whose remarks included, “I never knew of most of these companies let alone what good work they do.  It is a real eye-opener to what the Tampa area has to offer.” The 4th annual ECUS Sustainable Business Awards luncheon was held on February 24th at the UT Vaughn Center, and included among the guests were Mayor Bob Buckhorn and County Commissioner Sandy Murman.

Tampa Bay Business Journal

Slideshow of 2012 SBA Winners

by Alexis Muellner

The businesses winning 2012 recognition for their efforts at sustainability have a common commitment to people, planet and profit, said organizers of the fourth annual ECUS Sustainable Business Awards at the University of Tampa. Read More & View Slideshow