Better Business Partnership are holding the 5th Better Business Awards this Thursday 17th June to recognise and award local business finalists within the Ku-ring-gai, North Sydney and Willoughby City Council areas who are leaders in sustainability in their respective industries.
These awards celebrate the outstanding achievements of 52 local businesses who have demonstrated ongoing improvement and commitment in the combination of environmental health, social equity and economic vitality in the past 2 years, despite the pandemic. State and local MPs, mayors and sustainability leaders will be attending alongside the business finalists.
On the awards night, the winners and runner-ups for each of the 9 Award categories will be revealed. All businesses were reviewed and agreed on by an independent judging panel. These categories are industry-based as follows; Childcare, Food Services, Light Industrial and Manufacturing, Pubs Clubs Leisure and Fitness, Office Based and Professional Services, Retail Products Based, Retail Services, Shopping Centres & Markets, Social Enterprise and Community. Additionally there will be the People’s Choice Award, which has received over 1700 individual votes from across the community. Finally, the prestigious Better Business of the Year Award will be announced to one local business that has gone above and beyond in their sustainability achievements overall.
The finalists within each Council Area are;
Better Business Partnership is a free business sustainability program funded by Ku-ring-gai, North Sydney and Willoughby Councils in Sydney to promote and support small and medium sized business to be more successful through sustainability. Operating since 2009 the service educates and provides free advice on ways for local businesses to be more efficient with resources used, and make operational improvements to achieve environmental, social and economic gains for long term success. There are currently over 100 local businesses who are accredited Better Businesses across 9 sustainability areas of energy, water, waste, purchasing, business health, community, single use plastic, staff, and transport.
For more see: https://www.bbp.org.au/better-business-awards/