2019 Women in Sustainability Leadership Awards

2017 Women in Sustainability Awards Judges


Chris Howe and Laura Heidenreich
Green Building & Design

Chris Howe is the publisher and CEO of Green Building & Design, while Laura Heidenreich serves as the publication’s associate publisher and president. Howe and Heidenreich are the co-founders of gb&d’s parent company Green Advocacy Partners, LLC and the creators of the Women in Sustainability Leadership Awards (WSLA). Together they formed their company, which advocates for meaningful and lasting sustainable change with the mission of creating a more sustainable world.


Rochelle Routman
HMTX Industries

Rochelle Routman, LEED AP, O+M, is the Chief Sustainability Officer of HMTX Industries, leaders in the resilient flooring and decorative products industry. In this role, Rochelle draws from her background in the natural sciences and her passion for environmental and human health. She leads the Product Authority Team, whose mission includes Innovative products, unparalleled customer engagement, and outstanding sustainability leadership. Rochelle also serves as the chair of the Women in Sustainability Leadership Alumnae group.