The Home Depot. Foundation has awarded the Award of Excellence to the City of North Charleston and the Sustainability institute for sustainable community development. As part of the award the Sustainability Institute was granted $75,000 for its continuation of community programs and education.
The selection process for this award is very stringent and are evaluated on a variety of criteria, including comprehensive sustainability, environmental sustainability and green infrastructure, as well as how well they met the needs of the local community while maintaining affordability for the residents.
Critical to North Charlestons sustainable commitment, is the acceptance of the North Charleston Noisette Community Master Plan. The Creation and the acceptance of the Master Plan represents an unparalleled commitment between public and private partnership. The Masterplan serves as the cities blueprint for recreating the city of North Charleston, as sustainable and socially healthy community.
Congratulations to the City of North Charleston and to the Sustainability Institute!