Call for nominations – the World Environment Day Awards 2008 – Due by 2 May
Nominations for the United Nations Association of Australia World Environment Day Awards 2008 are now open. The World Environment Day Awards is a national awards program which recognizes businesses, local governments, organisations, community groups, individuals, schools and the media whose work serves to protect, manage or restore the environment.
For complete guidelines, entry criteria and nomination forms please visit www.unaavictoria.org.au. Nominations Close Friday 2 May.
Nominations are invited from all Australian sectors in the following categories:
· Szencorp Green Building Award
· Sustainability Victoria Meeting the Greenhouse Challenge Award
· DSE Excellence in Marine and Coastal Management Award
· Building Commission Award for Best Sustainable Residential Development
· ITW Industrial Packaging Education/School Award
· Lincolne Scott Triple Bottom Line Award
· Business Sustainability Awards
Best specific environmental initiative; and Environmental best practice program
· Community Award
· Excellence in Sustainable Water Management Award
· Individual Award for Outstanding Service to the Environment
· Local Government Awards
Excellence in overall environmental management; and Best specific environmental initiative
· Media Award for Environmental Reporting
In recognition of the 2008 United Nations World Environment Day theme â€˜Kick the Habit â€“ Towards a Low Carbon Economy and the International Year of Planet Earth 2008, the UNAA World Environment Day Awards will focus particular attention on global warming and opportunities for countries, companies and communities to de-carbonize their economies and life-styles.
Proudly sponsored by:
Department of Sustainability and Environment
ITW Industrial Packaging