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Associa – CMC, the largest community management company in North America managing 12,000+ community associations, announced that Emerson has won this year’s national competition for the highly coveted 2021 Associa Green Community Award.

Associa’s announcement included in part,The judging panel was notably impressed with Emerson’s community engagement as the community leaders and residents strive to be good stewards of natural resources. We were also especially impressed with the education and innovation efforts of the environmental committees in your community”.  

The Associa Green Award recognizes Associa-managed associations that host environmentally friendly community events and promote green living in their communities through seven categories: green building, energy efficiency, efficient water use, trees and green space, recycling and waste reduction, education and innovation. A $2,500 prize is also awarded by Associa towards a ECA Green initiative.

Emerson Community Association has undertaken many measures to meet its Environmental and Wildlife stewardship vision in ways that protect and enhance Emerson’s desirabiliity and property values: transitioning to native, non-invasive plants for landscaping; installing Little Free Library Enchanted Reading Pollinator Gardens in four parks, complete with plant-identification signage; investing in forest restoration and improvements to 17 Storm Water Management Ponds; storm-drain stenciling to remind residents of our relationship to the watershed;  and working with local schools and residents to develop Green Field Trips into Preservation areas, amoung other efforts.

The Associa Green Award recognizes  Associa-managed associations that promote green living in their  communities.  Divided into seven categories, the award requirements  encompass several areas, including green building, energy efficiency,  efficient water use, trees and green space, recycling and waste  reduction, education and innovation.

Associa  Green increases the environmental well-being of the communities we  serve by promoting products and services and facilitating programs that  support “green” living.  Through Associa Green, Associa helps families  live healthy, “greener” lifestyles that benefit both people and our  Earth. Associa Green HomeGrown provides tips, facts and resources for home gardening. Associa Green RecyclingRoundups helps homeowners recycle their unwanted household items.  For more information on the program, visit

Building and managing successful communities for more than 35 years, Associa is the worldwide leader in community management with over 9,000 employees operating more than 170 branch offices in the United States, Mexico, Canada, the United Arab Emirates and South Africa. Based in Dallas, Texas, our industry expertise, financial strength, and innovation meet the unique needs of clients across the world with customized services and solutions designed to help communities achieve their vision. To learn more about Associa and its charitable organization, Associa Cares, go to or