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to meet tomorrow’s challenges

The class of 2020-2021 has been selected. Applications for 2021-2022 open in summer of 2021.

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.


  • 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


• When: Meets once a month on a Friday from October through May

• Applications are accepted during the late summer months with selected candidates announced in September

• Nominees are submitted by established leader in the community or by executives within the candidate’s organization

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