Sustainable and Environmental Award

Designed to recognise businesses that demonstrate leadership and commitment to sustainable business practices. Applicants should have a commitment to sustainable products and practices, support other businesses or consumers through the sale of sustainable products, have developed innovative methods integrated into their business that allow them to limit their own or others impact on the environment, remain competitive and guarantee their viability. Examples include businesses that sell or have integrated sustainable products, projects, programs, systems and technologies that minimise their environmental impact.

Get Prepared

Before you start the application process, it can be helpful to take on board the following criteria, tips and pointers.

  • Past applicants have found the application process and self-reflection it requires to be a rewarding and inspiring.
  • Our Judges are looking for concise answers that are relevant, accurate and honest. They are wanting to get an understanding of the business principles, philosophies and practices. They also want a sense of how the business became successful, and your plans and vision for the future.
  • Applicants business must be operating for a minimum of three years.
  • Make sure you allocate a reasonable amount of time to focus on your application.
  • Make sure you read the question and give specific answers to each.
  • You must answer all the questions. Only completed applications will be considered.
  • Each answer should be around 400-500 words (maximum of 500 words).
  • You can SAVE your application as you go and come back to it later.
  • Be honest in your answers.
  • Proofread your application before submitting.