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December 4, 2019

Winner of Australia’s leading sustainability award spotlights SDGs

 Winner of Australia’s leading sustainability award spotlights SDGs     A social, not-for-profit enterprise enabling progress towards 15 of the 17 United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) has won gold at Australia’s foremost sustainability awards.  The 2019 Banksia Gold Award was won by Infrastructure Sustainability Council of Australia (ISCA) at the Banksia Sustainability Awards ceremony in Sydney last night.  ISCA is a member based NFP and social enterprise operating across Australia and New Zealand. Its Infrastructure Sustainability (IS) Scheme provides a common framework and language for sustainability requirements, which are now included as standard in all highly competitive project tenders.  ISCA took out the Banksia Not-For-Profit Award early in the evening, before claiming the ‘best of the best’ Gold Award.  “The Banksia judges admired ISCA for walking the talk when it comes to the sustainable development goals,” said Banksia Foundation CEO Graz van Egmond.  Twenty-three IS Scheme registered projects have recorded...
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