Longlist announced for NZI National Sustainable Business Network Awards

30 September 2014

Judges for the 2014 National Sustainable Business Network Awards have whittled down the candidates to a longlist of entrants.

“With our Awards now in their 12th year, we are delighted with the calibre of entrants this year,” says Rachel Brown, CEO of the Sustainable Business Network. “It’s fantastic to see so many examples of organisations and individuals innovating and having positive impacts on a range of activities,” she says.

Finalists for the 2014 Awards will be announced on 30 October with the Awards ceremony held at Shed 10 on Auckland’s waterfront on 18 November.

The longlist for the 2014 NZI National Sustainable Business Network Awards:

Sustainability Champion Award
• Alison Dewes, Headlands
• Julia Milne, The Common Unity Project Aotearoa
• Kyle and Helen Burnett, Foodstuffs NZ
• Malcolm Rands, ecostore
• Peter Yealands, Yealands Family Wines

Communicating Sustainability Award
• Conscious Consumers
• Generation Zero
• Go Green Expo
• Healthy Life Media
• Little Lot
• Splore Dynamics Ltd
• Sustainable Coastlines
• Wilkinson Environmental Ltd
• WWF-New Zealand
• Yealands Family Wines

Community Impact Award
• AgriSea NZ Seaweed Ltd
• Gourmet Night Market (Tenacity Ltd)
• Fonterra
• Headlands
• Katalyst Office Management Ltd
• Peoples Coffee
• Sustainable Coastlines
• Waikato Regional Council
• Wilkinson Environmental Ltd

Community Innovation Award
• Community Energy Network
• HoneyLab
• MSA NZ Limited
• PowerSmart Solar
• SHAC | Sustainable Habitat Construction
• Spark Foundation
• Te Whangai Trust
• Thankyou Payroll
• Whanganui Resource Recovery Centre
• Wellington City Council

Mega Efficiency Impact Award 

• Econergy Limited
• Foodstuffs NZ
• Lion
• Pepa Products
• Splore Dynamics Ltd
• Sundaise Festival
• The Nappy Lady
• Wellington Drive Technologies Ltd

Mega Efficiency Innovation Award
• AMP Capital Investors
• ecoBuild Developments Ltd
• ecostore Company Ltd
• Flight Plastics Ltd
• Foodstuffs NZ
• MSA NZ Limited
• Vicus Design Group
• YourDrive

Renewables Impact Award
• Powerhouse Wind
• PowerSmart Solar
• Sunergise International

Renewables Innovation Award
• Econergy Limited
• Greenstage Power Limited
• MSA NZ Limited
• Powerhouse Wind
• PowerSmart Solar
• Sunergise International
• Wellington City Council
• What Power Crisis

Restorative Impact Award
• AgriSea NZ Seaweed Ltd
• Return to Sender Caskets Ltd
• Sustainable Coastlines
• Yealands Family Wines

Restorative Innovation Award
• AgriSea NZ Seaweed Ltd
• Dyneema
• Whangawehi Catchment Management Group
• Yealands Family Wines

More detailed information about each of the entries on the longlist will be uploaded to SBN’s Awards website soon.