2011 Winners

LARGE BUSINESS AWARD

Godfrey Hirst Australia

Godfrey Hirst Australia has introduced a number of sustainability practices over the last seven years. The company’s philosophy of minimising the impact of operations on the environment has resulted in a manufacturing process that is efficient and environmentally responsible. more


BUILT ENVIRONMENT AWARD

Grocon

Grocon’s carbon-neutral Pixel Building in Melbourne demonstrates what offices may be like in a future where there are constraints on the emission of carbon pollution and where water is valued as a precious resource. more


COMMUNITY AWARD

Hepburn Wind

Hepburn Wind has built Australia’s first community owned, cooperative wind farm located in Leonards Hill in Central Victoria. The two newly constructed turbines will generate clean, safe electricity to the Hepburn region. more


LOCAL GOVERNMENT AWARD

Whitehorse City Council

Whitehorse City Council’s Whitehorse Sustainable Ambassadors Program was designed to empower its community to make sustainable changes and spread the sustainability message within the community. more


PRODUCTS OR SERVICES AWARD

Grocon

Development and construction group Grocon developed Pixelcrete, a ‘green’ concrete substitute that achieves the same strength as traditional concrete and can be used for all the same applications. more


SMALL BUSINESS AWARD

3Fish

3Fish provides ethical clothing through a range of different channels including its own retail label, custom-made items and off-the shelf corporate wear. more


STATE GOVERNMENT AWARD

Department of Treasury and Finance

The Department of Treasury and Finance’s Greener Government Buildings (GGB) is an initiative which targets the entire portfolio of existing government facilities including offices, schools, hospitals, TAFEs, prisons, arts and cultural buildings. more


TERTIARY EDUCATION AWARD

RMIT University

Melbourne-based RMIT University’s Bachelor of Arts (Textile Design) program has explored and re-examined textile design practice through the ‘Curriculum Change to Embed Sustainability’ project. The essence of the project was to look at sustainability and how to embed it throughout the whole program. more


PREMER’S RECIGNITION AWARD

Godfrey Hirst Australia

Godfrey Hirst Australia has introduced a number of sustainability practices over the last seven years. The company’s philosophy of minimising the impact of operations on the environment has resulted in a manufacturing process that is efficient and environmentally responsible. more