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Premier’s Sustainability Awards 2013

Posted in Seeking by Jessica Bird on June 26th, 2013

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Cape Paterson Eco Village, winner of the Design category, Premier’s Sustainability Awards, 2012.

From the media release ‘Eco-leaders encouraged to enter Premier’s Sustainability Awards':

Individuals, businesses, community or government groups who have shown commitment to sustainability are encouraged to enter the Premier’s Sustainability Awards as positive role models for all Victorians. Now in their 11th year, the Premier’s Sustainability Awards celebrate efficient use of water, resources and energy, better waste management and recycling practices, the enhancement of the environment and effective, practical community action. The winner of last year’s Premier’s Sustainability Awards, Brightgreen, is urging Victorians who have developed a sustainable product or service to enter this year’s awards program, saying “it is a real thrill to be recognised on a state level… We entered the awards last year because they celebrate sustainable innovation – the whole driving force behind Brightgreen. We’re on a mission not just to make the most efficient or the brightest light but to actually change the way people think about lighting – encouraging them to see it as investment rather than something that’s disposable,” said Brightgreen Co-founder and CEO, David O’Driscoll. “The Premier’s Sustainability Awards align perfectly with everything that we set out to achieve.”

CEO of Sustainability Victoria, Stan Krpan, said that the awards are a great way to recognise and celebrate leadership in sustainability. This year the awards provide even more opportunities for recognition. Entries are open in eight categories: Infrastructure and Buildings, Tourism, Environmental Protection, Education, Innovative Product and Services, Small and Medium Enterprises (SME), Large Business, and Community.

>>> Entries close at 2pm Monday 15 July, 2013.
>>> Visit sustainabilityawards.vic.gov.au for entry criteria and kits, and queries.

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2010 Premier’s Sustainability Awards

Posted in Seeking by Kate Archdeacon on January 12th, 2010

The 2010 Premier’s Sustainability Awards recognise and reward Victorian businesses, institutions, communities and individuals that demonstrate outstanding leadership and contribute to a more sustainable future for our state. Sustainable organisations do things better, smarter and more productively while reducing their everyday environmental impacts. Rise to the challenge of change acknowledges that becoming sustainable is not an easy task for business, government and community, but is a necessary one. The theme celebrates those that have chosen to act now rather than to deem it too difficult and provides inspiration and motivation for others to tackle the hurdles of climate change.

The eight award categories for 2010 are: large business, small business, community, products or services, built environment, local government, state government, tertiary education.  The Premier’s Recognition Award will also be awarded to the standoutwinner of the eight award categories.

Key Dates and Deadlines

* Entry open – 10 November 2009
* Information sessions
- 11 December 2009 and 28 January 2010
* Entries close – 5pm Wednesday 10 February 2010

Visit the website.

Download the Awards kit.


UNAA Call for Nominations for World Environment Day 2009

Posted in Events by Virginia on April 3rd, 2009

Nominations for the 10th Anniversary United Nations Association of Australia World Environment Day Awards 2009 are now open nationally.

Projects from businesses, local governments, community organisations, individuals, schools and the media are invited to nominate in the following Award categories:

Lincoln Scott Sustainability Leadership Award
Szencorp Green Building Award
Building Commission Award for Best Sustainable Residential Development
Meeting the Greenhouse Challenge Award
Business Awards
Local Government Awards
Excellence in Sustainable Water Management
Education/ School Award
Excellence in Marine and Coastal Management Award
Media Award
Community Award
Individual Award

To download the nomination form, go to: http://www.unaavictoria.org.au/paes/awards-program/world-environment-day-awards/nomination-forms.php

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2009 Premier’s Sustainability Awards now open

Posted in Seeking by Ferne Edwards on December 15th, 2008

Now in their seventh year, the 2009 Premier’s Sustainability Awards recognise and reward Victorian businesses, communities and individuals that demonstrate outstanding leadership and contribute to a more sustainable future for our state. Sustainable organisations do things better, smarter and more productively while reducing their everyday environmental impacts.

Visit the Sustainability Awards website for more information and to download a submission kit.