The City of San Antonio and the Office of Sustainability host an annual awards program honoring local leaders, initiatives, and projects that promote sustainability and engagement with San Antonio residents and businesses. Each category supports the goals and focus areas of the SA Climate Ready, Climate Action and Adaptation Plan:
- Climate Ready Project
- Industry Leaders in Climate Action
- Nonprofit & Government Leaders in Climate Action
- Biodiversity & Healthy Ecosystems
- Sustainable Programs
- Bill Sinkin Solar Award
A total of six local programs and entities are recognized every year. In 2020, the Office of Sustainability was not able to host the SA Climate Ready Awards, however, a few programs were highlighted through the Director’s Recognition: Sustainability Awards. A summary of their projects can be found below.