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The Winners: 2017 Seattle Business Magazine Community Impact Awards

Celebrating companies, organizations and individuals committed to doing good.

By Teresa Kenney October 24, 2017


This article originally appeared in the November 2017 issue of Seattle Magazine.

Gauging an organization’s heart is often the truest measure of success.

Meet the winners of the 2017 Seattle Business magazine Community Impact Awards.

Lifetime Achievement Award:
Dan Evans & Nancy Bell Evans

Youth Development (Large Companies):
Gold: BECU

Youth Development (Small Companies):
Gold: Juma Ventures

Workforce Development:
Gold: Washington Stem
Silver: The Coffee Oasis

Green Products/Services:
Gold: Unienergy Technologies
Silver: Beta Hatch

Pro Bono Services:
Gold: Social Venture Partners
Silver: Foster Pepper

Social Entrepreneurship:
Gold: The Riveter
Silver: Samaritan and Williams Helde

Nonprofit of the Year:
Gold: Northwest Harvest
Silver: Leadership Tomorrow

Business of the Year (Midsize/Small Companies):
Gold: Delta Dental of Washington
Silver: CFO Selections

Business of the Year (Large Companies):
Gold: Amazon
Silver: REI

Judges for the 2017 Community Impact Awards

  • Marc Daudon, cofounder & principal, Cascadia Consulting Group
  • Michael Gonzalez, senior vice president, Bank of America
  • Kelly Keller, Pacific Northwest managing partner, PWC
  • Joe Lawless, executive director, Center for Leadership and Social Responsibility, University of Washington-Tacoma
  • Luni Libes, founder & managing director, Fledge Seattle

See the rest of our events and awards calendar here.

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