Nurture today’s talent

to meet tomorrow’s challenges

Nominations for the Class of 2021-22 are closed. We will accept nominations for 2022-23 in August of 2022.


If you are an established leader in the community or an executive within your organization, consider nominating a future leader who cares deeply about sustainability. Please complete the online nomination form found below. 


  • Early to mid-career professionals who are identified for their leadership potential
  • Exhibit leadership potential:
    • Show commitment to sustainability
    • Capacity to integrate sustainability into their organization
    • Interest in being a long-term influencer in Arizona’s sustainability initiatives
    • Motivated to take on a new challenge
  • Diversity is key: The selection process factors in a balance of cohorts from government, nonprofit and business organizations


Nominations are submitted by established leaders in the community or by executives within the candidate’s organization.

Please complete the online nomination form with the candidate’s information and a short summary of their suitability for the program, along with their resume.

Applicants will then be required to complete an application and submit a short introductory video.


The program takes place on Fridays from October through May.