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Sustainable Quality Award Winners

Presented in alphabetical order. Click on a letter below for a listing of winners.

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Venice Family Clinic

Excellence in Stewardship of the Environment and Excellence in Social Responsibility, 2007

Venice Family Clinic (VFC) is a private non-profit organization providing free healthcare for low-income families. Many VFC offices have operable windows and allow for natural lighting for reduced energy use. Employees are encouraged to exercise for at least 30 minutes a day. Clinics provide a range of free primary and specialty care services to more than 6,000 individuals annually. Of these approximately 3,400 are Santa Monica residents. 77% of VFC patients are minority group members, 75% have no healthcare, 70% live below the poverty line, 26% are children, and 16% are homeless.


Grand Prize, 2023

Veo is on a mission to end car dependency by making clean transportation accessible to all by providing millions of shared bike and scooter rides in 50+ cities and universities across North America.  They operate from a set of values that distinguish them in the industry. Their in-house design and manufacturing process enables them to constantly innovate and provide cities with the next generation of shared electric bikes and scooters. Veo has an impressive array of benefits and programs that prioritize and value staff well-being with unlimited paid time off, sick time, and fitness and financial planning. Striving for a high-quality work-life balance for employees.

Veo is actively committed to hiring a diverse and inclusive workforce. Veo's Access pricing program benefits low-income residents with transportation needs. They donate $30,000 annually to community based charity organizations and participate in helmet giveaways at community events by partnering with several Santa Monica based non-profits. They also develop collaborative, long-term partnerships with cities and universities, so they can work towards a sustainable, safe, and equitable transportation future.


Excellence Award in Stewardship of the Natural and Built Environment, 2003

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