Environmental Innovation Awards

In November 2020Seneca Park Zoo Society will host the third-annual Environmental Innovation Awards & Symposium at the Joseph A. Floreano Rochester Riverside Convention Center. The Breakfast Awards Ceremony will be followed by an inspiring Innovation SymposiumGuests will have an opportunity to network with hundreds of other environmental-minded leaders and ambassadors in the region, while gaining real and practical perspectives on the business case for sustainability.

The Environmental Innovation Awards celebrate leadership in environmental stewardship, raising the profile of innovative companies and people working to solve complex environmental problems in the Rochester and Finger Lakes Region. Awards were given in five categories: Youth, Individual, Civic & Nonprofit, Small Business, and Large Business. Nominations are now being accepted. All nominations are due by July 15, 2020.

Event Committee Members

  • Suzanne Hunt, Committee Chair, HuntGreen LLC
  • Jim Armstrong, Good for Business (B Corp)
  • Dennis Bacchetta, Diamond Packaging
  • Wendy Bello, WROC
  • Natashia Besch-Turner
  • Mike Boller, St. John Fisher College
  • Andrew Brady, XLR8
  • Stephen Brown, Stifel
  • Lisa Fingar, SWBR
  • Eric Longnecker, Diamond Packaging
  • Ryan Loysen, GreenSpark
  • Daniele Lyman-Torres, City of Rochester
  • Kate McArdle, New York State Pollution Prevention Institute
  • Mike Nolan, I-Square
  • Pamela Reed Sanchez, Seneca Park Zoo Society
  • Amy Reichhart, Environmental Attorney, Nixon Peabody
  • Bridget O’Toole, Zoghlin Group
  • Cameron Schauf, University of Rochester
  • Meg Walbaum, RIT