Dr Bindeshwar Pathak, founder of the Sulabh Sanitation Movement in India, has been named the 2009 Stockholm Water Prize Laureate.
A New Zealand company has made a short list of five in the FT (Financial Times) UK Climate Change Challenge.
Energy and Resources Minister Peter Batchelor has called for nominations from the earth resource industry for the 2009 Strzelecki Awards.
Businesses, organisations, community groups and individuals are encouraged to put themselves forward for the 2009 Banksia Awards, with environmental measures proving themselves to be a tactic to save money and reduce business costs.
Land & Water Australia has re-named its Eureka Prize for Water Research and Innovation Award as the Land & Water Australia Professor Peter Cullen Eureka Prize for Water Research and Innovation.
Corporate Express Australia, an office supply and services company, has been awarded this year's Sustainable Company of the Year Award.
Paraoa Bakehouse has been announced New Zealand’s Sustainable Business of the Year at the 2008 NZI National Sustainable Business Network Awards.
Hyder Consulting and The New Rouse Hill have won top spots in the sustainability category at the 2008 Urban Development Institute of Australia (UDIA) NSW Award for Excellence Gala Dinner.
Norfolk Group Limited, a provider of integrated building and engineering services, has been awarded a $21 million contract to upgrade the SCADA and Telemetry Control (known as IICATS) on Sydney Water Corporation’s Illawarra and Prospect water and wastewater system.
SureFresh, Amcor’s latest fresh produce carton that won a Sustainability Award at the 2007 Australian Packaging Awards, combines good strength with product appearance at point-of-sale and is offered as an alternative to returnable plastic crates, expanded polystyrene (EPS) and some non-recyclable wax-coated trays.