2009 Education Award
The Green Steps Program
Monash University Sustainability Institute, VIC
Green Steps turns talk and passion into action to create a sustainable future. Developed by students for students, this hands-on sustainability education and leadership program empowers participants with the skills and knowledge to drive environmentally sustainable practices within organisations and the wider community.
Green Steps: Develops emerging young leaders to work as environmental ‘change agents’ within organisations and communities; Fosters partnerships between young leaders and organisations within all sectors of the Australian workforce, kick-starting environmental careers and programs; Creates a network of engaged and skilled sustainability practitioners around Australia, energising the sustainability sector and contributing to a sustainable future. Acts as an incubator for new ideas and initiatives in the sustainability field.