Sustainability > Awards

Call for the environmentally responsible

17 April, 2009

In a time of global environmental concern, the City of Melbourne is calling for nominations of individuals, corporations and community groups addressing this critical issue.

Environmental simulation software wins double award

17 April, 2009

Simulation software that enables Australian organisations to manage water and carbon resources more efficiently has won a double prize in South Australia's iAwards competition.

National water award for young engineer

07 April, 2009

URS engineer Sarah Jewell’s passion for water and the environment has led to her being crowned the inaugural Australian Water Association’s Young Water Professional of the Year.

Bakers, plumbers and an academic institution vie for Premier's sustainability awards

31 March, 2009

The Brumby government has revealed the 15 businesses and organisations that are in the running for the Premier's Sustainability Awards.

Graduate captures top prize at Ozwater '09

30 March, 2009

Amid the bright lights of the Ozwater ’09 Gala Dinner last week, one of the brightest stars was Alexandra Bennett, winner of this year’s AWA National Undergraduate Water Prize and graduate engineer from international advisory and design firm Hyder Consulting.

Founder of Sulabh Sanitation Movement in India awarded 2009 Stockholm Water Prize

26 March, 2009

Dr Bindeshwar Pathak, founder of the Sulabh Sanitation Movement in India, has been named the 2009 Stockholm Water Prize Laureate.

New Zealand company makes short list in Climate Change Challenge

20 March, 2009

A New Zealand company has made a short list of five in the FT (Financial Times) UK Climate Change Challenge.

Nominations open for awards recognising green achievements

20 March, 2009

Energy and Resources Minister Peter Batchelor has called for nominations from the earth resource industry for the 2009 Strzelecki Awards.

Environmental measures key to business in lean times

16 March, 2009

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.

Eureka Prize named in honour of the late Prof Peter Cullen

27 February, 2009

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.

Sustainable companies of the year announced

16 December, 2008

Corporate Express Australia, an office supply and services company, has been awarded this year's Sustainable Company of the Year Award.

NZ sustainable business of the year announced

28 October, 2008

Paraoa Bakehouse has been announced New Zealand’s Sustainable Business of the Year at the 2008 NZI National Sustainable Business Network Awards.

Sustainable design and development acknowledged

06 August, 2008

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.

$21 m contract to renew equipment and replace outdated technology

14 July, 2008

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.

Produce carton

01 July, 2008

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.

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