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Banksia Sustainability Awards

Now at the end of it's 25th year, The Banksia Foundation is firmly cemented as Australia's preeminent organisation recognising and promoting innovative sustainable development and practice through our Awards Program.
Over the last 25 years, The Banksia Foundation has recognised over 360 inspirational, passionate and nationally acclaimed winners. These winners have overcome great challenges of the day, learnt important lessons and shared their story through the Banksia Foundation. Their tireless efforts in making a positive difference to our environment has inspired and motivated other individuals, organisations and companies across Australia to lead on the path towards a more sustainable future. 2014, will provide new challenges and opportunities, we encourage you to stay tuned for information on the upcoming Awards Program.

What we do?

Within Australia there are many initiatives and projects taking place making a real difference today and more importantly ensuring a sustainable future for generations to come. The Banksia Foundation, through our Award Programs, aims to raise the profile of the current sustainability issues facing Australia and recognise those whose initiatives are an encouragement and an example for others to follow.

Being able to assess and share this fountain of knowledge and energy is instrumental to making all the difference and driving enduring change.

What's the Benefit to you?

What Banksia provides for our winners and finalists is public recognition and acknowledgement for their sustainability credentials that can then be taken back to their community, organisation or industry and utilised to motivate and inspire further progress towards sustainable development in Australia.

  • Network with key environmental, industry and government groups.
  • Public recognition in the media.
  • Highlight your (or another's) commitment to the environment.
  • Attain national recognition for your project, business or organisation.
  • Provide an example of environmental excellence for your community.
  • Utilise the prestigious Banksia Award in your marketing activity.
  • Recognise the work of the members of your organisation or business.
  • Utilise as a key tool to assist you in promoting environmental awareness within your business.
  • Assess your program against external criteria.

The Awards Presentation

The Awards are presented at a Gala dinner event, this is an opportunity for the Finalists and Winners to celebrate their achievements and for others in the industry to network and make contact with people working in the field of sustainability across Australia.

Going forward in 2014

2013 marked the 25th year of the Banksia Awards. In this milestone year, the Awards brought leadership from outback Australia to the centre of our metropolis. Each year the judges and the staff are amazed by the passion and innovation that comes through the Foundation.  Going forward, we will continue to push the importance of sustainability across the environment, social or economic front and make the awards accessible for those movers and shakers tor raise their hand.

Stay tuned for the 2014 categories that will be up on the website shorlty..

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Last Updated on Wednesday, 06 November 2013 09:24