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Excellence in Sustainability

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Entry Requirements

Recognises a business that has achieved success from implementing sustainable business practices including environmental impact, social responsibility and innovative approaches to sustainability, as well as setting measurable practices that support New Zealand in achieving Net Zero Carbon by 2050.

More about this category

The Excellence in Sustainability category in the 2degrees Auckland Business Awards recognises businesses that have gone above and beyond to implement sustainable business practices. These businesses have made significant strides in reducing their environmental impact, implementing social responsibility initiatives, and adopting innovative approaches to sustainability. They have also set measurable goals and practices that support New Zealand’s ambitious target of achieving Net Zero Carbon by 2050.

The Excellence in Sustainability category celebrates the importance of sustainable business practices and inspires other businesses to follow suit. It highlights the role of businesses in achieving environmental and social sustainability, and recognises those that have taken significant steps towards this goal. Furthermore, it encourages businesses to adopt innovative approaches to sustainability, which not only benefit the environment and society but can also lead to cost savings and increased efficiencies. Overall, this category celebrates excellence in sustainability and encourages businesses to take action towards creating a more sustainable future for Auckland and New Zealand.

Category Questions


Can you provide an overview of your sustainability practices and describe how you developed and refined it over time?


What specific initiatives or decisions have you implemented as part of your sustainability practices and how do they contribute to achieving your goals?


How do you measure and track your progress towards your sustainability objectives, and what tools or metrics do you use to assess your performance?


How do you communicate your sustainability practices to your stakeholders, and what steps have you taken to ensure that everyone is aligned and working towards the same goals?


What are some of the significant business achievements you have made in the past 12-18 months, and how have your sustainability practices contributed to these successes?

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