Premier’s Sustainability Awards – Entries Now Open
The 2013 awards showcased the widest range of sustainability projects we’ve seen. Now in their twelfth year, we are expecting more terrific examples of innovation and leadership in Victorian sustainability during 2014.
The 9 categories in this year’s awards program are:
Cleaner Yarra and Bay
Leadership, commitment and excellence by an individual, community group, business, organisation, or government to protect and/or enhance the health of the Yarra River, Port Phillip Bay and/or its waterways.
Leadership, commitment and excellence in delivery of sustainable projects or programs which have demonstrated widespread benefits for Victorian communities.
Development and delivery of educational programs and institutional practices that address and contribute to a more sustainable Victoria for current and future generations.
Leadership, commitment and excellence by a business in the protection of the environment.
Infrastructure and Buildings
Excellence in contribution to innovative design, construction/delivery and/or operation of sustainable infrastructure and buildings; whether it is a new structure or re-imagining of existing form.
Innovative Products or Services
Outstanding innovation in products and/or services that reduce environmental impact from a lifecycle perspective.
Outstanding achievements by a large business in adopting and implementing sustainability principles.
Small and Medium Enterprises (SME)
Outstanding achievements in small-medium business for their adoption of sustainable measures and minimising their environmental footprint.
Excellence in sustainable tourism which contributes to the understanding, appreciation, and conservation of Victoria’s natural landscapes, ecology and local cultural heritage and/or provides tourism services through sustainable and efficient practices.
In addition to these awards, the Premier will personally select two overall winners: the Premier’s Regional Recognition Award and the Premier’s Recognition Award.
For further information on award categories, entry and judging process, email here.
Entry Information Session
The final information session will be held on Thursday 8 May (2pm – 4pm).
To attend register here.
If you are unable to attend the information session in person you can listen via phone or view online. Stay tuned for more information on how to connect.
To enter, simply download an Entry Kit and you’re on your way!
2014 Key Dates
Monday 3rd March
Monday 2nd June
Thursday 2nd October