Awards and Honors

Awards and Honors

Awards & Honors

H-E-B has received numerous awards and recognitions since 1997 for our support and work to make our communities greener. We're honored to receive recognition for some of our environmental initiatives. Here's a list of our most recent accomplishments.

2017:

  • WORLD SYNC – Innovation 1 – Power of 1 Award

 

2016:

  • L.E.E.D. Certification – SILVER – Wimberley #708

  • AIA - Committee on the Environment – Top 10 Projects of 2016 – H-E-B Mueller (Austin 30)

  • TreeFolks – 2016 Large Business Stewardship Award

 

2015:

  • Texas Environmental Excellence Award for Innovative Operations & Management

  • Take Care Of Texas — Certificate of Appreciation

 

2014:

  • Keep Texas Beautiful — National Award

  • LEED Certification — Austin Mueller — Gold

 

2013:

  • Keep Austin Beautiful Industry Leadership Award — Austin Mueller

  • Urban Land Institute Development of Distinction Award — Montrose Mkt — Houston

 

2012:

  • LEED Certification — Houston — Montrose Market — Silver

  • Refreshing Ideas Award — Car Washes — SAWS

 

2011:

  • Produce Business Magazine-3rd Annual Retail Sustainability Award
    This award recognizes H-E-B for exceptional leadership in development of sustainable strategies.

 

2010:

  • Inaugural Refreshing Ideas Award-SAWS
    This award recognizes the H-E-B Snack Plant for implementing a water treatment facility to help improve its wastewater quality.

  • 1st Place-Business Category-Keep Texas Beautiful
    This award recognizes businesses with sound environmental principles that support the Keep Texas Beautiful mission of educating and engaging Texans to take responsibility for improving their community environment.

  • "Going Green" Leadership Award-Private Sector-San Antonio Business Journal
    H-E-B was recognized by the San Antonio Business Journal for our initiatives to conserve natural resources, being energy efficient, and building green stores.

  • Mayor's Outstanding Proud Partner of the Year-Keep Houston Beautiful
    H-E-B, along with H-E-B Houston Division President Scott McClelland, was honored for its environmental sustainability efforts and support of hundreds of non-profit organizations through H-E-B's Community Investment Program.

  • LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) Certifications by the U.S. Green Building Council

 

2009:

  • LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) Certifications by the U.S. Green Building Council

  • Green Grocer Award by Progressive Grocer magazine
    This award recognizes dedicated industry leaders that take on green initiatives in building, energy conservation and business practices.

 

2008:

  • Mayor's Proud Partner Award-Keep Houston Beautiful
    Recognized for our community recycling program

  • Green Grocer Award from Progressive Grocer magazine
    This award recognizes dedicated industry leaders that take on green initiatives in building, energy conservation and business practices.

 

2007:

  • "Go and Grow" Partnerships
    An US EPA initiative to promote the use of biofuels

  • Texas Environmental Excellence Awards
    This award honors the state's most outstanding waste reduction and pollution prevention projects. Presented by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality. H-E-B also received this award in 2005 and 1998

 

2006:

  • Four star rating by Austin Energy Green Building Program
    Presented to Austin's store at Slaughter Lane and Escarpment Blvd

  • Excellence Award from the EPA's SmartWay SM Transport Partnership
    Our trucking fleet was named as one of the top fleets in the United States for removing harmful air emissions