Over the years, Sustainable Florida has worked hard to tell the story of companies and organizations doing well by doing good. It is great to learn from those who are leading by examples. Learn more and meet the nominees, finalists and winners of the Sustainable Florida Best Practice Awards program,learn about the developments of organizations in advancing the vision of sustainability and review other publications, including a recap of 10 years of awards, case studies for use in business classes and more. Check out our publications.

Research Projects

Sustainability in Florida: A County Perspective – To better understand the status of sustainability planning within the state, Sustainable Florida, set out to classify sustainability planning and reporting across Florida’s 67 counties.

PowerPoint slides here (PDF) 
Florida County Sustainability Scorecard – FINAL DRAFT 

The following Slides were presented at the Florida Association of Counties annual conference during a panel conversation about how County sustainability efforts can be improved and best practices shared amongst counties.


Envision Florida is an e-newsletter distributed to more than 18,000 addresses each month. Newsletter sponsorships are available. Contact us for rates. Here are some recent editions.

Case Studies

On this page you will find links to Sustainable Florida – Collins Center publications, compilations of best practices from award winning organizations, case studies for use in the class room and informative links to other organizations. Check out our ad from the May 2007 issue, or the October 2007, March 2008, September 2009 and September 2010 special advertising-supported sections of Florida Trend magazine.

Previous CSF Reports

Sustainable Florida – Collins Center worked with the Department of Community Affairs Florida Coast Management Program and the National Oceanic Atmospheric Administration to identify key elements of success in building coastal communities. This 2002 report looked at lessons learned in seven Florida communities.

Florida-Specific Case Studies
Teaching Cases Produced Through EASF

The following case studies were produced as part of the Educational Alliance. Faculty are encouraged to download, print and use these in the classroom.

The Bonita Bay Group 
Bonita Bay Marina 
The Old Collier Golf Club 

Complete copies of these case studies are available. Please contact us.

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Other Items of Interest

e4 Summit – West Palm Beach presentation – slides

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