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Australian Sustainability Awards – Advertorial


Monday, 28th November 2005 at 12:11 pm
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The 2005 Ethical Investor Magazine's Australian Sustainability Awards sees 11 Not for Profits receive nominations and the winners will be announced at a special ceremony on December 8th.

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Australian Sustainability Awards – Advertorial
Monday, 28th November 2005 at 12:11 pm

The event provides the opportunity for the investment community to recognise achievers in corporate sustainability throughout 2005, and provides a focal point for media coverage of corporate sustainability issues.

Further, the Awards are recognised as the only Australian Awards that take a broad view of Sustainability, bringing together and recognising a variety of positive contributors to sustainability issues in the community including investors, corporates, Not for Profit organisations and government agencies.

The 2005 Australian Sustainability Awards will be the biggest and best with some 350-400 guests expected in conjunction with a broader media and promotional campaign, which will lift the profile of corporate social and environmental sustainability as well as good corporate governance across Australia.

Awards Categories for 2005

The Awards have grown since first presented in 2001 to include 9 separate Awards categories.

These are:
– Sustainable Company of the Year
– A Fairer Victoria Special Commendation
– Special Award for Environment
– Special Award for Social & Community Relations
– Best Community Project Award
– Special Award for Corporate Governance
– Sustainable Fund of the Year
– Sustainable Small Company of the Year
– Best Practice Not for Profit Award
– Special Award for Labour Relations

The Awards Ceremony Luncheon maintains a celebratory feel and is always held at the end of the year close to Christmas. So please join us at the Awards Luncheon 8th December 2005
Where: Zinc, Federation Square, Melbourne
Time: 12-2.30pm

There is a Special Discount Offer to Pro Bono Australia readers: of $1000/table of 10, $500/table of 5 and $100/single ticket. Please quote Pro Bono offer when booking.

The Not for Profit Nominees are:

Queensland Police-Citizens Youth Welfare Association
RSPCA Qld
Earthwatch Institute
Wunan Foundation Inc
Victoria Arabic Social Services
Crossroads Youth and Family Services
Paraquad Vic
Save the Children Australia
Guide Dogs NSW/ACT
Australian Bush Heritage Fund
RSPCA Victoria

As well some 25 corporates have been nominated for awards.

The guest speaker will be Paul Gilding, Founding Partner, Ecos Corporation.
A former Executive Director of Greenpeace International, Paul established Ecos Corporation in 1995. Paul has advised leading international corporations including DuPont, Ford, Suncor Energy, as well as Australian corporations such as IAG, ANZ, BHP, Lend Lease and WMC.

In his keynote address he will present on what he claims is the now inevitable “eco-system crash” and what it means for global businesses and organisations. He will also explore the controversies around nuclear power arguing for a more rational debate in the context of the relative risks posed by climate change, and the oil, coal and nuclear options.

RSVP; To reserve your place or table please email sitabala@ethicalinvestor.com.au or call Sita Bala on02 9555 2358.



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