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Banksia welcomes new Chair- Professor Kate Auty

Banksia welcomes new Chair- Professor Kate Auty Banksia would like to express a warm welcome to our new Chair – Professor Kate Auty, in joining our team. Professor Auty joins Banksia on the eve of our 30th Anniversary. We are really looking forward to Professor Auty’s experience and leadership in building on Banksia’s legacy towards our next 30 years. ‘Banksia Foundation’s reputation as Australia’s preeminent environmental awards program over the past 30 years has been a testament to the links its CEO and Board have developed with the business, government and community sectors. Like all innovators, the Foundation recognises the need to work with these sectors in a changing economic and environmental landscape.  I am delighted to be joining the Board at a time when the Foundation seeks to carve out new and exciting opportunities to celebrate the cutting edge work which Australian companies, governments and communities already undertake as...
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An Insight into Banksia Judging from our Chair Judge Geoff Mabbett

An Insight into Banksia Judging from our Chair Judge Geoff Mabbett Australia is on the Sustainability Path. How do I know this? As Chair of the Banksia Judging Audit Panel I am witness to the best Australia has to offer in sustainability innovations and improvements.  And each year I have seen the value that this significant reward and recognition platform that is the Banksia’s has provided to participants for the past 29 years. And what many may not know is what goes on within the Banksia judging process to create the transparency and thoroughness that the Awards’ judging process has become. The Banksia four-tier judging process is based on nearly three decades of experience, and each year we review our processes to adapt the judging further. Most participants find the value of entering is not only to achieve recognition, but also through the valuable feedback that every entrant receives. This has...
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