WGBC FINAL GROUP PHOTOMore than 125 local companies participating in the Westchester Green Business Challenge (WGBC) were honored at the program’s Third Annual Recognition Event on June 6, 2013 at the Mapleton at Good Counsel Conference & Catering Center in White Plains.  


Westchester County Executive Robert P. Astorino and Dr. Marsha Gordon, President and CEO of The Business Council of Westchester, hosted the event and personally recognized outstanding achievements by Westchester-based firms (see complete list of award winners below). 

This year’s ceremony featured a special award – “The Charles W. Brown, Jr. Sustainability Award” – presented in memory of the founder and owner of C.W. Brown, the Armonk-based firm that became the first existing facility in Westchester County to receive LEED Platinum Certification. Lisa Moir accepted the award on behalf of The Blue Pig, an artisan ice cream shop in Croton-on-Hudson that has applied sustainable business practices to every area of operation. 

Six never-before-seen video case studies were also screened at this year’s ceremony featuring last year’s special award winners. The films were made possible by a grant from Clean Air Cool Planet and videographer Mark Bellusci of Bellusci Creative, LLC
2013 Award Winners:

Charles W. Brown, Jr. Sustainability Award

  • Lisa Moir, The Blue Pig Ice Cream Store

Sponsor Awards

  • Platinum Sponsor Award: Con Edison
  • Silver Sponsor Awards: Verizon & Reckson
  • Bronze Sponsor Awards: Pernod Ricard USA & C.W. Brown  

Outstanding Achievement Awards

  • Outreach: MetroPool
  • Energy: Reckson
  • Waste Management & Green Products: Curtis Instruments
  • Transportation: Verizon
  • Land Use: Diamond Properties 
  • Water Resources: Crowne Plaza White Plains


All Recognized WGBC Participants

  • 318 Technology Inc.
  • 4th Bin
  • 511NY Rideshare
  • Allied Converters, Inc.
  • Alterna International
  • Ana's True Organics
  • Atlantic Westchester
  • Atria on the Hudson
  • Au Naturel Health & Beauty
  • Boys & Girls Clubs of Northern Westchester
  • Bright Energy Services
  • C.W. Brown Inc.
  • Candela Systems Corporation
  • Cascades Fine Papers
  • CertaPro Painters
  • Chappaqua Wine & Spirit Co.
  • Children's Environmental Literacy Foundation (CELF)
  • Climate Change & Environmental Services, LLC
  • Computer Experts Group, Ltd.
  • Con Edison
  • Crown Products
  • Crowne Plaza White Plains
  • Curtis Instruments Inc
  • Dagmar's Home
  • DEC Green
  • Decluttering Solutions Now!
  • Deep Contracting
  • Dennis Noskin Architect, PC
  • Design Constructs
  • Details Residential Services
  • Diamond Properties, LLC
  • Divney Tung Schwalbe, LLP
  • Dominican Sisters of Hope, Inc
  • Doubletree Tarrytown
  • Down to Earth Markets
  • Dragonfly Hair Studio
  • Dunlea Wholesale Glass & Mirror Inc.
  • Eco-Bags Products, Inc.
  • Edith Macy Conference Center
  • Edward Jones
  • Emma's Ale House
  • Envirocare Air Quality Restoration
  • EVENTually Green
  • Falcon & Singer P.C.
  • Garden Thyme NY Inc.
  • Global Living Realty
  • Green Delete Inc.
  • Green Design Expo, LLC
  • Green Design Green Build, LLC
  • Green Guru Network
  • Green Home Consulting LLC
  • Green Team Spirit
  • Greenburgh Nature Center
  • GreenCents Solutions
  • Groundwork Hudson Valley
  • Healthy Home Energy & Consulting
  • Heineken USA
  • Highland Builders Corp.
  • His Associates
  • InService Enterprise
  • Jacob Burns Film Center
  • JCC on the Hudson
  • Jewish Home Lifecare Sarah Neuman Nursing Home
  • Jill Singer Graphics
  • Kaja Gam Design, Inc.
  • Keane & Beane, P.C.
  • Le Petite Spa
  • Maid Brigade
  • MCEnergy Inc.
  • Mercury Solar Systems
  • Minuteman Press of Elmsford
  • Motivators and Creators Women's Group
  • Murphy Brothers Contracting, Inc.
  • NAI Friedland
  • NATH Sustainable Solutions
  • Natural Awakenings Magazine
  • NeighborGreen
  • New York Power Authority
  • New York Presbyterian Hospital
  • OLA Consulting Engineers, PC
  • Painted Pages Web Design
  • Paldino Company CPA
  • Pernod Ricard USA
  • PIP Printing & Marketing Services
  • Purchase College
  • R3 Energy Management Audit & Review LLC
  • Ra-Energy-NY LLC
  • Reckson
  • RECS of NY
  • Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
  • Rex Ridge Co-op Apartments
  • Riviera Bakehouse
  • Robert A. Levine & Associates, LLC
  • Santhigram Wellness
  • Sheraton Tarrytown
  • Sisters of the Divine Compassion
  • SteadFast Telecommunications, Inc.
  • Stillman Management
  • Suburban Carting Company
  • Sun Blue Energy
  • Sunrise Solar Solutions, LLC
  • Swiss Re
  • Sweet Grass Grill
  • Synergis - Zero Waste Group
  • Talgra
  • Tappan Cleaners
  • The Blue Book Building & Construction Network
  • The Blue Pig
  • The Business Council of Westchester
  • The Dannon Company
  • The Gold Standard
  • The Journal News
  • The New Crystal Restoration Enterprises, Inc.
  • Thornwood Self Storage Center
  • Tri-State Flexi-Pave
  • TriState Solar Alliance
  • Verita Vision Photography
  • Verizon
  • VINO 100
  • W@tercooler
  • WeRecycle!
  • Westchester Community College
  • Westchester Land Trust
  • Wolf Conservation Center
  • Yonkers Tennis Center Inc.
  • York International Agency, LLC
  • Zarin & Steinmetz


2013 Program & Event Sponsors





verizon   reckson_web2



       pernodricardusa   cwbrown         


Event Sponsors:

            regenernon        bluebook  



diamond propertiesheineken2 pernodricardusa



caperlogo    mapleton



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