Excellence in Sustainability

The Excellence in Sustainability Award recognises a business that is committed to sustainable business practices and proactively reducing its carbon footprint.


Participants in this category will be assessed on the impact they have made in environmental sustainability over the past 12 months. The criteria are based solely on initiatives and projects executed within their businesses that do not relate to their core service or product offering.

Award eligibility check box

  • The business has been trading for a continuous period of two years or more and is not bankrupt or trading insolvent at the time of entry.
  • A representative of this business has not been a judge in this category in 2023.
  • A representative of this business is not a judge in the 2024 Business Awards program.


  1. Outline your business sustainability goals and objectives including measurable targets. Maximum word count: 300
  2. Outline the initiatives you have implemented to achieve sustainable practices within your business. Maximum word count: 300
  3. Describe your sustainability achievements over the past 12 months including environmental outcomes. Maximum word count: 300
  4. Describe how you involve your workforce and external stakeholders in your sustainability initiatives. Maximum word count: 400
  5. Detail measurable evidence explaining how your business sustainability practices have improved business operations, driven growth and contributed to the success of your business. Maximum word count: 400