Finalists Announced For Premier’s Sustainability Awards

12 September 2017

Thirty finalists for the Premier’s Sustainability Awards were announced today ahead of an awards ceremony later this year.

Minister for Energy, Environment and Climate Change Lily D’Ambrosio, has described the finalists as 'true Victorian leaders.’

In addition to these awards, two overall winners will be selected:

  • Premier's Regional Recognition Award for a finalist who has demonstrated notable sustainability benefits for regional Victoria
  • Premier's Recognition Award for a winner who showcases exemplary innovation and determination in overcoming obstacles in sustainability.

Entries across the different sectors range from teaching builders and construction workers about environmentally responsible worksites, to urban green roofs that help reduce waste in hospitals.

All the finalists can be proud of their contribution to a thriving and sustainable Victoria.

These Victorian businesses, organisations and individuals are seizing the opportunities of the new, sustainable economy with new products, services and innovation, or to help communities make the inevitable transition to a low-carbon future.

Visit Link for information on the finalists and to buy tickets for the awards.

Quotes attributable to the Minister for Energy, Environment and Climate Change Lily D’Ambrosio

"We’ve had the broadest cross section of entries in the awards' 14 year history and it’s a testimony to the international standard of Victoria's sustainability efforts.”

"I congratulate each finalist for their exemplary work to mitigate the impact of climate change and to reducing emissions.”

“It’s great to see such ingenuity and innovation in the way Victorians approach sustainability.”

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