Sustainable Business Network Awards: The finalists

The NZI Sustainable Business Awards are back for another year, recognising outstanding achievement in making New Zealand a more sustainable nation. Here is the line up of finalists selected by this year’s round of judges.  

Sustainability Champion Award

  • Barry Coates (The University of Auckland and Green Party, formerly Oxfam) 
  • Brian Cox (Bio Energy Association of NZ)
  • Buffie Mawhinney (Ranui Community Centre)
  • Gareth Morgan (The Morgan Foundation)
  • Steve Ellingford (Bayfair Shopping Centre)

Cadence Communications Communicating Sustainability Award 

  • Better NZ Trust 
  • Green Cabs 
  • Kokako 
  • Packaging Forum Inc
  • The Oversew Fashion Awards  

The EcoPro Cleaning Co Community Innovation Award

  • Chariot Ridesharing                                       
  • Corefusion Limited                                         
  • CSC Buying Group                                         
  • Ecotricity                                                         
  • Good Neighbour Aotearoa Trust                    
  • Kiwibank                                                         
  • Little Yellow Bird                                             
  • The New Zealand Network Charitable Trust  
  • Verisafe                                                          

Airbnb Community Impact Award

  • Auckland Council                                           
  • Counties Manukau Health                              
  • Good Neighbour Aotearoa Trust                    
  • Kai Carrier                                                      
  • Metal Art                                                         
  • Packaging Forum Inc                                     
  • Sustainability Trust
  • TerraCycle                                                      

Ricoh Mega Efficiency Innovation Award

  • Asaleo Care                                                   
  • Ecotricity                                                         
  • Energy and Technical Services Ltd                
  • Method Recycling                                           
  • My Car Your Rental                                        
  • TerraCycle                                                      

Auckland Council Mega Efficiency Impact Award

  • Capital & Coast District Health Board            
  • Cityhop                                                           
  • Fonterra                                                          
  • Fulton Hogan / Tauranga Airport Authority    
  • Kiwi Experience
  • Webstar                                                          

Renewables Innovation Award

  • Ecotricity                                                         
  • Flick Electric Co                                             
  • NZ Bus                                                           
  • Scion                                                              
  • solarcity                                                          
  • Spark NZ                                                        

Renewables Impact Award

  • Air New Zealand
  • Auckland Transport    
  • ChargeNet NZ
  • Christchurch Bike Share                                

Yealands Family Wines Restorative Innovation Award

  • Avon-Ōtākaro Network                                   
  • Ekos                                                               
  • GHD
  • Go Bamboo    
  • Junk Run
  • Raw Essentials

Restorative Impact Award

  • Ceres Organics                                              
  • Comvita                                                                                                             
  • Green Cabs                                                    
  • We Compost                                                  
  • ZingBokashi

EECA Business Energy Management Award

Finalists from the Renewables and Mega efficiency categories are eligible to apply for the Energy Management Award. Finalists for this category will be announced in early November.

The Award winners will be announced at a black tie ceremony on 17 November at Shed 10 on Auckland’s waterfront. 

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