Impact 25 Winners
MEDIA, JOBS & RESOURCES for the COMMON GOOD
NEWS  | 

Young Environmentalist of the Year announced


Wednesday, 2nd November 2011 at 2:39 pm
Staff Reporter
Congratulations to the 2011 Environment Minister's Young Environmentalist of the Year Winner, Lindsay Souter who quit her job in 2010 to establish a national campaign on renewable energy – 100% Renewable.

Wednesday, 2nd November 2011
at 2:39 pm
Staff Reporter


0 Comments


FREE SOCIAL
SECTOR NEWS

 Print
Young Environmentalist of the Year announced
Wednesday, 2nd November 2011 at 2:39 pm

Congratulations to the 2011 Environment Minister's Young Environmentalist of the Year Winner, Lindsay Souter  who quit her job in 2010 to establish a national campaign on renewable energy – 100% Renewable.

The campaign is a national, grassroots movement encourage small, local groups to work towards a future where 100% renewable energy is used.

The group uses a model of regional organisers as well as co-ordinating on policy goals, mentoring programs, media liaison and door knocking local areas to raise awareness of the group’s aims.

Judges said, “Lindsay showed great courage in quitting her job and pursuing the 100% Renewable Community Campaign on her own with no guarantees. Through good community engagement, an inspiring commitment to her beliefs, aligned with a strong methodical approach and a very good strategy, Lindsay was able to tackle a significant issue and mobilise a grassroots movement effectively. Judges were impressed by the campaign's ability to connect communities from all around Australia together for greater influence, consultation and important dialogue. The reach of this program is outstanding."




Got a story to share?

Got a news tip or article idea for Pro Bono News? Or perhaps you would like to write an article and join a growing community of sector leaders sharing their thoughts and analysis with Pro Bono News readers?

Get in touch at news@probonoaustralia.com.au

 Print

Get more stories like this

FREE SOCIAL
SECTOR NEWS

Write a Reply or Comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *



YOU MAY ALSO LIKE

The Kaleidoscope Effect

Maggie Coggan

Friday, 22nd March 2019 at 5:54 pm

Government pledges to remove young people from nursing homes

Luke Michael

Friday, 22nd March 2019 at 5:09 pm

NFPs overlooking the online donor experience

Luke Michael

Friday, 22nd March 2019 at 4:58 pm

As many Muslims return to mosques today, they will need ongoing support

Contributor

Friday, 22nd March 2019 at 4:14 pm

POPULAR

The ‘Hidden Gem’ of Philanthropy

Wendy Williams

Tuesday, 19th March 2019 at 8:44 am

Advocacy Groups Struggle Amid Growing NDIS Waiting Lists

Luke Michael

Wednesday, 20th March 2019 at 11:46 am

Gen Y Emerge as Australia’s Most Generous Givers

Luke Michael

Thursday, 14th March 2019 at 9:00 am

Impact 25 Winners
pba inverse logo
Subscribe Twitter Facebook

The social sector's most essential news coverage. Delivered free to your inbox every Tuesday and Thursday morning.

You have Successfully Subscribed!