Greenleaf Award

The City of Livonia Greenleaf Award was created to recognize Livonia organizations which implement sustainable practices, social responsibility, and economic development in their operations.

In collaboration with the City of Livonia, Livonia Chamber of Commerce, and the Greenleaf Commission on Sustainability, this award recognizes Livonia organizations that demonstrate their commitment to making Livonia a more sustainable, green community.


The Greenleaf Award:

  • Leverages leadership and awards celebration event conducted by Livonia Chamber of Commerce
  • Recognizes local organizations for incorporating sustainable practices into their operations

Nomination Information 

Nominations and the nominees must demonstrate sustainable activity, innovation, and measurable results.


  • Nominated By Others
  • Self-Nominating

Recipient Qualities

The Greenleaf Award is given to Livonia organizations that are:

  • Economically Smart
  • Environmentally Smart
  • Socially Smart

Eligible Organizations 

Organizations must be:

  • Have a minimum of two full time employees located within the City of Livonia
  • In operation in the City of Livonia for at least two years

Organizations of all sizes are encouraged to apply.


  • City of Livonia
  • Greenleaf Commission on Sustainability
  • Livonia Chamber of Commerce

Triple Bottom Line

The Triple Bottom Line - Economic Responsibility, Social Responsibility, and Environmental StewardshipModeled on the "Triple Bottom Line" approach, these organizations demonstrate to our community that the idea of economic prosperity, social equity, and environmental quality are equally important

"Triple Bottom Line" judges local organizations in three dimensions of performance: 

  • Environmental Quality
  • Social Responsibility
  • Sustainable Economic Development

Sustainable Economic Development

  • Product/service innovation to respond to or anticipate changing customer needs
  • Programs that contribute to the long-term economic development of the local economy
  • Systems for increasing the productivity and efficiency of employees and operations

Social Responsibility

  • Charitable and Community Outreach Efforts
  • Family-Friendly Environment and Provides Work/Life Balance
  • Programs to Provide a Positive Work Environment and Allow Employee Feedback and Participation

Environmental Quality

  • Efforts to Protect or Improve the Quality of Urban Environment
  • Produce Products or Services that Benefit the Environment
  • Programs to Reduce Waste, Conserve Resources, and Reduce the Use of Toxic Substances In Operations