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


Every dairy operation’s story of continuous improvement is different, help us tell these stories and highlight excellence in sustainability across the supply chain. Nominations are closed for the 2014 awards, and winners will be announced in May.

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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.

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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Past Winners

Previous winners’ stories highlight actionable opportunities businesses can take to become more sustainable and add business value.
2012 Sustainability Awards Winners

Current Winners

The 2013 winners have advanced their sustainability through small steps that add up to big results. Learn more about how these farms and companies are achieving their sustainability goals.

2013 U.S. Dairy Sustainability Award winners