NSW Awards

NSW Awards

NSW SUSTAINABILITY AWARDS CATEGORIES

Our Award Categories are a significant part of what the Banksia Foundation is all about. By aligning with the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), we aim to help fast track solutions for sustainable, poverty-free, and equitable communities.

Stay up to date with news from Banksia to find out when the 2022 NSW Sustainability Awards will be launched.

Minister’s Young Climate Champion Award

Becoming more climate-conscious through bold ideas for a safe and thriving climate future that aligns with any of the relevant UN SDGs. Recognising outstanding actions around school programs, social activities and general day-do-day activities. Actions that reduce the schools’ or classes’ carbon footprint. Seeking ways that our young students are shifting to a decarbonised way of living through real, practical, and doable solutions.

NSW Clean Technology Award

The NSW Clean Technology Award recognises outstanding initiatives that showcase efficient resources through renewable energy, low emissions technology, and appreciable pollution reduction (beyond compliance) of our water, air, and land.

NSW Biodiversity Award

The NSW Biodiversity Award recognises outstanding initiatives by an organisation or organisations in collaboration that protect our habitat, flora and/or fauna to ensure our ecosystems are secured and flourish for future generations.

NSW Circular Transition Award

The NSW Circular Transition Award recognises outstanding achievements in innovative design in waste and pollution systems and products, through to regenerating strategies. The award will go to a company that has adopted a technology, initiative or project that is helping the business move from a linear to a circular model.

NSW Net Zero Action Award

The NSW Net Zero Action Award recognises organisations that can demonstrate a tangible program or initiative that evidences transition toward net zero across emissions, waste and consumption. This can be through a publicly communicated net zero commitment, plus data, disclosures and investments to support it.

NSW Youth as Our Changemakers Award

The NSW Youth as our Changemakers Award recognises young innovators aged between 18-35 years, who bring fresh perspectives, bold ideas and compelling initiatives that align with any or the multiple UN SDGs.

NSW Small and Medium Enterprise Transformation Award

The NSW Small and Medium Enterprise Award recognises outstanding achievements that demonstrate business and values alignment with multiple UN Sustainable Development Goals and by integrating sustainability principles and practices across business activities, whether as a for profit or for purpose organisation.

NSW Large Business Transformation Award

The NSW Large Business Award recognises outstanding achievements that demonstrate business and values alignment with multiple UN Sustainable Development Goals and by integrating sustainability principles and practices across business activities.

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