Sustainable Quality Award Winners
Presented in alphabetical order. Click on a letter below for a listing of winners.
Excellence in Stewardship of the Environment, 2014
The Digital Difference is a boutique post production facility servicing the studio and independent film community for over 20 years; providing post production services and equipment rentals. They divert 80% of unwanted materials from ending up in landfills by recycling and composting with Santa Monica’s Resource Recovery & Recycling (R3) services. The Digital Difference procurement policy commits to using environmentally-friendly cleaners and supplies, while also giving preference to local businesses in an effort to support the local economy.
Excellence Award in Stewardship of the Natural and Built Environment, 2003
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Excellence Awards in Stewardship of the Natural Environment and Built Environment, 1999; Sustainable Quality Award 2002; SQA Grand Prize, 2008, Excellence in Economic Development and Stewardship of the Environment, 2020
DUVIVIER ARCHITECTS provides a full range of design services, including architectural design, urban design and planning and ecological mapping, with an emphasis on water resources and sustainability. Their accomplishments in sustainable building design, mapping, watershed and wetland conservation, and graphic representation advance the professional/public conversation and understanding of integrating nature to restore nature in architecture. Duvivier's client diversity ranges from working with private residences, schools, and cities, demonstrates economic sustainability by supporting the entire community/neighborhood. For over 2 decades, Duvivier Architect's design work has been serving as a teaching tool for youth. More native trees and plants! The firm even uses repurposed cardboard to create architectural models. Duvivier Architects works closely with the AIA and supports local charities and communities by donating thousands of pro bono hours and hiring locally.