Previous winners

A full list of Green Globe Awards alumni.

Awards for organisations and individuals

  • Business Leadership Award
    Winner: Unilever Australia and New Zealand – Unilever Sustainable Living Plan
  • Community Leadership Award
    Winner: The Bower Reuse & Repair Centre
  • Public Sector Leadership Award
    Winner: Sydney Metro (TfNSW) – Sydney Metro Delivery Office
  • Sustainability Champion Award
    Winner: Sue Turner – The Uniform Exchange
  • Young Sustainability Champion Award
    Winner: Joshua Gilbert

Awards for impact

  • Built Environment Award
    Winner: Frasers Property Australia – Fairwater
  • Climate Change Leadership Award
    Joint winner: Charles Sturt University
    Joint winner: Teachers Mutual Bank – Banking on Climate Change
  • Innovation Award
    Winner: HealthShare NSW – HealthShare Sustainable Service Delivery
  • Natural Environment Award
    Winner: Murrumbidgee Landcare Inc – Working Together: Cross-Property Planning
  • Resource Efficiency Award
    Mememe Productions – Get Grubby

Best of the best awards

  • Premier’s Award for Environmental Excellence
    The Bower Reuse & Repair Centre
  • Regional Sustainability Award
    Joint winner: Charles Sturt University
    Joint winner: Jaliigirr Biodiversity Alliance
  • 10 Year Sustainability Achievement Award
    BlueScope Steel

Excellence in energy, water and waste efficiency

  • Energy efficiency
    Joint winner: Austral Bricks – Substituting Natural Gas with Biogenic Sources
    Joint winner: Stockland – Shellharbour Solar Power Station
  • Water efficiency
    Blacktown Workers Club Group – Blacktown Workers Sports Club
  • Waste and recycling
    City of Sydney – Zero Waste Program

Excellence in sustainability

  • Medium to large business sustainability
    Ferrero Australia – Local Actions to Global Commitments
  • Small business sustainability
    Brookfarm – Muesli Powered by the Sun
  • Public sector sustainability
    Sydney Opera House – Social Sustainability at the Opera House
  • Community sustainability
    Repower Shoalhaven – Pioneering Community Solar in Australia
  • Local Government sustainability
    Lismore City Council – Lismore’s Vision, a Model of Sustainability
  • Natural environment sustainability
    Greater Taree City Council and the Water Research Laboratory UNSW – Big sSamp Recovery: Evidence Supporting Innovation
  • Built environment sustainability – commercial properties
    University of Technology Sydney – Faculty of Science and Graduate School of Health
  • Built environment sustainability – residential properties
    Andy Lemann – the Greeny Flat
  • Built environment sustainability – infrastructure
    Bankstown City Council – Bankstown Library and Knowledge Centre

Excellence in leadership and innovation

  • Sustainability champion
    Chris Reardon – Liveability, Building Designers Australia, Institute for Sustainable Futures at the University of Technology Sydney
  • Young sustainability champion
    Seda Hamoud – Liverpool Girls High School Environmental Club
  • Climate change leadership
    Bega Valley Shire Council – Tathra Community Solar Farm
  • Environmental innovation
    Laing O’Rourke – SunSHIFT

Regional Award

  • Lismore City Council – Lismore’s vision, a model of sustainability

Premier’s Award for Environmental Excellence

  • Brookfarm – Muesli Powered by the Sun

10-year Sustainability Achievement Award

  • University of Wollongong

Excellence in energy, water and waste efficiency

  • Energy Efficiency Award
    Western Sydney Local Health District – Retrofitting Hospitals to be more Energy Efficient
  • Water Efficiency Award
    Mauri ANZ – Recycled Process Water Beneficial Reuse
  • Waste and Recycling Award
    Mars Petcare – Zero Waste to Landfill

Excellence in sustainability

  • Medium to Large Business Sustainability Award
    De Bortoli Wines – Re-engineering Our Future for a Carbon Economy
  • Small Business Sustainability Award
    Joint winner: Southern Cross Resorts – The Observatory, Port Macquarie
    Joint winner: Serendipity Ice-Cream – Carbon-neutral Ice-Cream
  • Public Sector Sustainability Award
    South East Local Land Services – Oyster Industry Partnership Program
  • Community Sustainability Award
    Green Strata Incorporated – Advancing the Sustainability Agenda in Residential Strata
  • Local Government Sustainability Award
    City of Sydney – Sustainable Fleet Program
  • Built Environment Sustainability: Commercial and Residential Properties Award
    Grocon and FJMT architects – Legion House at Liberty Place
  • Built Environment Sustainability: Infrastructure Award
    Joint winner: Gosford City Council – Stormwater Harnessing for Sustainable Water Management
    Joint winner: Warringah Council – Warringah Creative Space
  • Built Environment Sustainability: Heritage Buildings Award
    Sydney Opera House – Concert Hall Lighting Upgrade
  • Natural Environment Sustainability Award
    Joint winner: Tweed Shire Council – Tweed Byron Koala Connections
    Joint winner: Sydney Fungal Studies Group – Endangered Fungi

Excellence in leadership and innovation

  • Sustainability Champion Award
    Joint winner: Karen Retra – Seed Savers Albury-Wodonga
    Joint winner: Tim Silverwood – Take 3, a Clean-Beach Initiative
  • Young Sustainability Champion Award
    Holley Somerville-Knott – Stardust Entertainment
  • Climate Change Leadership Award
    Joint winner: Earthwatch Australia – ClimateWatch
    Joint winner: Hunter Business Chamber, Newcastle City Council and Hunter TAFE, Energy Hunter – Energy Efficiency for SMEs
  • Environmental Innovation Award
    StabilCo NSW – MatrixBase

Regional Award

  • Gosford City Council – Stormwater Harnessing for Sustainable Water Management

Premier’s Award for Environmental Excellence

  • Southern Cross Resorts – The Observatory, Port Macquarie

10-year Sustainability Award

  • Joint winner: Mirvac
  • Joint winner: Wagga Wagga Council

Energy, water and waste awards

  • Energy Efficiency Award
    Hunter TAFE – Solar Cooling and Energy Innovation Project
  • Water Efficiency Award
    Riverina Water County Council – Urban Nature-Strip Lawn-Replacement Rebate Scheme
  • Waste and Recycling Award
    Bankstown City Council – Wheelie Good Compost and Mulch Giveaways

Sustainability awards

  • Business Sustainability Award
    The GPT Group
  • Small Business Sustainability Award
    Oak Flats Bowling and Recreation Club
  • Public Sector Sustainability Award
    University of Western Sydney, Sydney Olympic Park Authority and the Department of Education and Communities – Youth Eco Summit
  • Community Sustainability Award
    Nimbin Neighbourhood and Information Centre
  • Local Government Sustainability Award
    City of Sydney – Smart Green Business
  • Built Environment Sustainability Award
    DEXUS Property Group
  • Heritage Building Sustainability Award
    Mawland Quarantine Station – Q Station
  • Regional Sustainability Award
    Renewable Recyclers – Above Ground Mining: Wa$te to Wage$

Leadership and innovation awards

  • Climate Change Leadership Award
    Climate Friendly
  • Environmental Innovation Award
    REGYP

Premier’s Award for Environmental Excellence

  • Joint winner: Nimbin Neighbourhood and Information Centre
  • Joint winner: The GPT Group

10-Year Sustainability Award

  • Sydney Olympic Park Authority

Energy, water and waste awards

  • Energy Efficiency Award
    Joint winner: The GPT Group – Energy-Efficiency Strategy
    Joint winner: Local Government Super – North Sydney
  • Water Efficiency Award
    Lachlan Catchment Authority – Lachlan Riverine Working Group
  • Waste and Recycling Award
    Bankstown City Council – Recycle Right! at Bankstown

Sustainability awards

  • Business Sustainability Award
    Joint winner: The GPT Group – Business Sustainability Strategy
    Joint winner: Interface – Going Beyond Environmental Standards
  • Small Business Sustainability Award
    Pablo & Rusty’s café
  • Public Sector Sustainability Award
    TAFE NSW Northern Institute – Sustainable Education
  • Community Sustainability Award
    Mission Australia – Soft Landing
  • Local Government Sustainability Award
    Willoughby City Council – Better Business Partnership
  • Built Environment Sustainability Award
    The GPT Group – GPT Headquarters: a New Way of Working
  • Regional Sustainability Award
    Lachlan Catchment Authority – Lachlan Riverine Working Group

Leadership and innovation awards

  • Sustainability Champion Award
    Paul Marsh – Watersave Australia
  • Climate Change Leadership Award
    Local Government Super
  • Environmental Innovation Award
    Institute for Sustainable Futures, University of Technology Sydney – Urine Diversion for Sustainable Sanitation

Premier’s Award for Environmental Excellence

  • Mission Australia – Soft Landing

10-year Sustainability Award

  • Joint winner: North Sydney Council
  • Joint winner: Waverley Council
  • Joint winner: Commonwealth Bank of Australia
  • Joint winner: Mars Food Australia