NZI National Sustainable Business Network Awards 2012

The NZI Sustainable Business Network Awards, which have been running for 12 years, are the pre-eminent and longest-standing sustainability awards in New Zealand.

The full list of winners, finalists and long list are as follows for the 2012 year

Trailblazer Large Business Award (2012)

Winner: Villa Maria Estate
Judges Commendation: Meridian Energy
Finalists: SCA Hygiene
  Meridian Energy
  Villa Maria Estate


Trailblazer Medium Business Award (2012)

Winner: James & Wells Intellectual Property
Judges Commendation: Sharp Tudhope Lawyers
Finalists: James & Wells Intellectual Property
  Sharp Tudhope Lawyers


Trailblazer Small Business Award (2012)

Winner: Kokako
Judges Commendation: Kaimira Estate Wines
Finalists:  Cheeky Rooster
  Kaimira Estate Wines


Trailblazer Not for Profit Award (2012)

Winner: Unitec Institute of Technology
Finalists: Unitec Institute of Technology
  Palmerston North City Council
  Whakatane District Council


Emerging Large Business Award (2012)

Winner: Trevelyan’s Pack and Cool Ltd
Finalists: Novotel Auckland Airport
  Trevelyan’s Pack and Cool Ltd


Emerging Medium Business Award (2012)

Winner: Colmar Brunton
Finalists: Apex General Limited


Emerging Small Business Award (2012)

Winner: Raw Essentials
Finalists: Raw Essentials
  Stone Arrow Jewellery


Social Innovation Award (2012)

Winner: Te Whangai Trust
Judges Commendation: Gap Filler
Finalists: Te Whangai Trust
  Gap Filler
  Conscious Consumers
  Generation Zero
  Garden to Table
  Inspiring Stories Trust


Sustainability Champion Award (2012)

Winner: Chris Morrison
 Finalists: Chris Morrison
  Barbara Cuthbert
  Ross Godkin
  Judith Holtebrinck


Sustainable Design & Innovation Award (2012)

Winner: Return to Sender
Judges Commendation: Biobrew
 Finalists: Return to Sender
  Fulton Hogan


People’s Choice Award (2012)

Winner: Raw Essentials
Finalists: Kaimira Estate Wines
  Raw Essentials
  Sharp Tudhope Lawyers
  Stone Arrow Jewellery


NZI Sustainable Business of the Year (2012)

Winner: Villa Maria Estate