U.S. Dairy Sustainability Awards

U.S. Dairy Sustainability Awards

A more sustainable future

Small steps add up. The U.S. Dairy Sustainability Awards recognize dairy operations of all sizes for sustainability efforts that are good for the community, good for the planet and good for business.

Learn more about the 2014 selection criteria and judges.


2014 U.S. Dairy Sustainabililty Awards Sponsors
From the start, the strength of the U.S. Dairy Sustainability Commitment is the unprecedented collaboration with leaders and experts from within and outside the dairy industry. The Innovation Center for U.S. Dairy® is grateful for the support of all gold- and silver-level sponsors that make this program possible.

Current winners

The 2014 winners include dairy farms and operations from across the country. All are multi-generational family businesses that have made improvements to benefit not only to the environment, but their bottom lines and the communities in which they work and live.

2014 Sustainability Award Winners

Promotional Materials

Help us spread the word about dairy farms and operations that employ practices that are good for business, good for the community and good for the environment. Award winner photos are available on request by emailing
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Every dairy operation’s story of continuous improvement is different, and we know there are many more who deserve the honor. Check back in August to learn how to submit a nomination for the 2015 awards.

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Past Winners

Previous winners’ stories highlight actionable opportunities businesses can take to become more sustainable and add business value.

2013 U.S. Dairy Sustainability Award winners