2016 Premier's Sustainability Awards - 10 May 2016


THE 2016 Premier's Sustainability Awards are now open.

The Premier’s Sustainability Awards celebrate and recognise outstanding achievements by Victorian businesses, institutes, community groups, local government and individuals leading the way in sustainable innovation and practices.

Victorians who have shown leadership in sustainability and a commitment to improving the environment are encouraged to enter and share their stories.

There are 10 award categories this year:

  • Built Environment
  • Community
  • Education
  • Environmental Justice
  • Environmental Protection
  • Government
  • Health
  • Innovative Products or Services
  • Large Business
  • Small and Medium Enterprises


In addition to these awards, the Premier will personally select two overall winners for the Premier's Regional Recognition Award and the Premier's Recognition Award.

Sustainability Victoria CEO Stan Krpan said the awards are a great way of acknowledging groups and individuals that have made innovative developments in reducing their environmental impact, and are contributing to a more sustainable future.

“Delivering these awards each year means we continue to discover the passion and talent Victorians have for protecting their natural environment and thinking creatively about new sustainable practices.

“The awards encourage innovation across all sectors, with a focus on delivering a triple bottom line – environmental, economic, and social benefits for Victoria,” said Mr Krpan

THE 2016 Premier's Sustainability Awards are now open.

The Premier’s Sustainability Awards celebrate and recognise outstanding achievements by Victorian businesses, institutes, community groups, local government and individuals leading the way in sustainable innovation and practices.

Victorians who have shown leadership in sustainability and a commitment to improving the environment are encouraged to enter and share their stories.

There are 10 award categories this year:

• Built Environment

• Community

• Education

• Environmental Justice

• Environmental Protection

• Government

• Health

• Innovative Products or Services

• Large Business

• Small and Medium Enterprises


In addition to these awards, the Premier will personally select two overall winners for the Premier's Regional Recognition Award and the Premier's Recognition Award.

Sustainability Victoria CEO Stan Krpan said the awards are a great way of acknowledging groups and individuals that have made innovative developments in reducing their environmental impact, and are contributing to a more sustainable future.

“Delivering these awards each year means we continue to discover the passion and talent Victorians have for protecting their natural environment and thinking creatively about new sustainable practices.

“The awards encourage innovation across all sectors, with a focus on delivering a triple bottom line – environmental, economic, and social benefits for Victoria,” said Mr Krpan

Entries close Monday 27 June 2016, 5.00pm.

For more information on how to enter and to register to attend an information session visit www.sustainabilityawards.vic.gov.au.