Thank You to the 2016-2017 GWC Competitors

The 2016-2017 Green Workplace Challenge has Closed

Thank you for visiting the Green Workplace Challenge website. The 2016-2017 competition has closed. Results of the competition will be revealed during the Finale and Awards Celebration on September 14, 2017. Join us to learn which organizations have earned this year's top performance awards. The next competition will begin on January 1, 2018.

About the GWC

The Pittsburgh Green Workplace Challenge (GWC) is a friendly competition for businesses, nonprofits, universities, K-12 schools, and municipalities in southwestern Pennsylvania to track and measure improvements in energy, water, waste, transportation and other sustainability activities. Participation gives employers access to tools, information, and guidance to help reduce costs, improve performance, and increase long-term sustainability. 

The GWC involves using a Playbook that lists green and sustainable actions participants can take to earn points, verification, and recognition. Each sector competes within its own category; there is no cost to sign up.   

Every action adds up to big impact.  Since the first competition in 2011, more than 200 competitors saved nearly $9 million in energy.  Be part of the growing cohort of employers that are driving Pittsburgh’s reputation for environmental transformation and sustainability.