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Green Business Awards

Green Business Awards

We are inviting local businesses to nominate for a Green Business Award in September 2023.

Green Business Awards recognise businesses that have shown leadership in undertaking sustainability initiatives

Nominations open 8 September and close on 6 October 2023. Winners will be announced at an awards evening on Thursday 9 November 2023.

We’re seeking nominations for projects, initiatives, activities, or campaigns in the following award categories:

Award Categories

  • Climate Action Award
    Recognising leadership, action, or innovation in reducing energy use and/or responding to the impacts of climate change in our region.
  • Circular Economy Award
    Recognising leadership, action, or innovation in undertaking new processes and procedures to create a circular business model.
  • Waste Reduction Award
    Recognising leadership, action, or innovation in reducing and eliminating waste.
  • Biodiversity Award
    Recognising leadership, action, or innovation in protecting and enhancing the biodiversity values of the Holdfast Bay area and/or in other areas of Australia.
  • Water Conservation Award
    Recognising leadership, action, or innovation in the conservation of our region’s water resources.
  • Community Engagement Award
    Recognising leadership, action, or innovation in educating the community on environmental issues and fostering sustainable behaviour change.

All nominations will be assessed under the criteria of linkage to theme, impact, scalability, innovation and uniqueness.

By entering a nomination for these awards, the applicant agrees to the terms and conditions of entry.

  • Nominations for the awards are open from 1 September to 29 September. After this time no further nominations will be accepted.
  • No responsibility is accepted by Council for late, lost, or misdirected entries.
  • Judging of nominations will be based on the information provided through the nomination process.
  • The judging panel may select multiple winners in each category.
  • Council reserves the right to withdraw a nomination from the judging process if a nominee is unable to satisfy the nomination requirements, or these terms and conditions.
  • The judges’ decision is final; no correspondence will be entered into.
  • Any images, documents, and text provided by nominees may be used for promotional purposes by Council
  • All people shown in any photos provided are required to give their consent to Council to use these photos for the purposes of promoting these awards.
  • The winners agree to participate, as required, in promotional activities relating to the competition, including (but not limited to) being interviewed and photographed.
  • The winners agree to grant Council a perpetual and non-exclusive licence to use footage and photographs in all media worldwide

Nomination Form

Please select which award category you are nominating for ? *
500 words left

i.e Planting more trees, switching to compostable packaging, use greywater etc.

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i.e reduced landfill by xx%, reduced water consumption, increased usage of repurposed/recycled material etc.

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