“The pursuit of sustainable development requires investment and innovation and it is here that business plays a critical role.”- Peter Bakker, President and CEO WBCSD
SD2014 focuses on the premise that Sustainability is our Future: How we splice it into our DNA, our economy, our society as a pressing and exciting opportunity for Australian business, academia, community leaders and policymakers.
Banksia Foundation and Sustainable Business Australia are delighted to present the inaugural SD2014, a multifaceted business focused, community engaged Sustainability Event, which also brings the national Banksia Sustainability Awardsto Sydney.
Sydney’s Lord Mayor, Clover Moore will welcome SD2014 to Sydney will share her plans for the City of Sydney to lead Australia’s sustainable growth.
In an Australian first, SD2014 showcases insights from more than 50 Australian organisations across business, community and government, in TED style rapid fire sustainability narratives from the 2014 Banksia Award finalists.
SD2014 concludes with celebratory lunch announcing the winners of the26th Banksia Sustainability Awardsincluding: The Australian Environment Minister’s Award for a Cleaner Environment, The Innovation in Social Infrastructure Award, The Richard Pratt Banksia CEO Award, the winner of the Banksia International Award.