The Sustainability Award sought to recognise and encourage emerging Sustainability leaders from within the Victorian water industry and to provide the successful nominee with additional support to undertake sustainability related research or professional development.
VicWater’s Sustainability Award was proudly supported by:
2013 Sustainability Award
The VicWater Board and Sustainability Award Committee are pleased to announce to Industry that the winner of the Vision Super Sustainability Award for 2013 is Ms Gwyneth Elsum from Melbourne Water for her application titled Innovation for a Sustainable Future. Gwyneth will receive $10,000 to support implementation of her project.Gwyneth’s project is aimed at promoting proactive engagement between the Victorian water industry and organisations beyond the water sector.
To do this, Gwyneth will pilot the creation of a platform for dialogue between the Victorian water industry and a select group of sectors beyond the water industry to:
- Establish cross-sector networks
- Share learnings across sector boundaries
- Seed collaborative projects across industry sectors
- Highlight commonality of issues facing multiple industry sectors
Gwyneth was formally presented with the award at the VicWater Annual Conference dinner on Thursday 12 September 2013.
Vision Super, the sole sponsor of the Award, the VicWater Sustainability Task Group and the VicWater Board would like to thank all those who took the time to submit an application to this year’s award.