Ethical Enterprise Award 2016

eea winners announced 2016


 

Winners & Finalists of the Ethical Enterprise Award 2016

Pollinate Energy

Pollinate Energy – 1ST PRIZE WINNER

Pollinate Energy is an Australian enterprise founded in 2012 with a mission to bring solar light to people living in India’s slums. Today, we have a viable and scalable business model, demonstrable impact, and exciting plans to scale our impact across 20 cities.

Tjanpi Desert Weavers

Tjanpi Desert Weavers – 2ND PRIZE WINNER

Tjanpi Desert Weavers is an Indigenous social enterprise of the Ngaanyatjarra Pitjantjatjara Yankunytjatjara Women’s Council. NPYWC members created Tjanpi (meaning, ‘locally harvested grasses’) to enable women on the lands to earn a regular income from selling their fibre art. More than 400 Aboriginal women artists from 26 remote communities in the western and central deserts of Australia come together on country to create beautiful, intricate and whimsical fibre art.

ASRC Catering

ASRC Catering– 3RD PRIZE WINNER

ASRC Catering and ASRC Cleaning exist to help people seeking asylum get a fair go by providing them critical paid employment and training. At the ASRC we believe in the potential of these people. At the ASRC we believe in the extraordinary resilience and courage of people seeking asylum. At the ASRC we believe in hope.


Business for Development

Business for Development

Business for Development seeks to inspire, inform and empower business, NGO’s and governments to work together on entrenched, complex development problems with ground breaking inclusive business strategies and projects.

Ways & Means

Ways & Means

Ways & Means is a social enterprise café, and a YSAS work experience program that offers vulnerable young people the opportunity to develop new skills and a sense of belonging. www.waysandmeans.org.au

etiko

Etiko

Etiko is the pioneering fairtrade focussed company which introduced ethically produced, eco-friendly fashion, footwear and sportsgear onto the Australia market. In the process it has helped fund community development projects in a number of developing nations as well as health programs in Central Australia. etiko.com.au

Jigsaw

Jigsaw

Jigsaw is a social enterprise which provides information management services to corporates and government, in order to create employment, work experience and skill development opportunities for people with disability.

ASRC Cleaning

ASRC Cleaning

ASRC Catering and ASRC Cleaning exist to help people seeking asylum get a fair go by providing them critical paid employment and training. At the ASRC we believe in the potential of these people. At the ASRC we believe in the extraordinary resilience and courage of people seeking asylum. At the ASRC we believe in hope.

The Fabric Social

The Fabric Social

The Fabric Social is a conscious design label. Our collections are crafted by women facing conflict, displacement and other insecurity in our region. We are transparent from production to profit.

The Ethical Enterprise Award is Now Closed.

Applications for the Ethical Enterprise Award is now closed, we wish all those that applied the best of luck.

The Ethical Enterprise Award 2016 recognises the most inspirational ethical enterprise in Australia – a business or organisation that has achieved the most positive social and economic impact in a local or overseas community through their innovative and ethical trade practices.

Why apply for the Award?

1 Gain recognition for your contribution to this developing sector
2 Have access to fantastic networking opportunities
3 Gain publicity and media exposure to promote your business or enterprise
4 Be provided with development and promotional opportunities
5 Gain a marketing edge and recognition through the use of the official EEA logo on all your marketing collateral
6 Receive complimentary exhibitor space at Australia’s largest fair trade and ethical festival, Fair@Square, in December 2017.
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7 Receive amazing prizes:

  • Winner will receive a fantastic cash prize of $10,000 brought to you by Australian Ethical
  • 2nd Prize winner will receive a cash prize of $7,500 brought to you by Lush Australia
  • 3rd Prize will receive mentoring and complimentary business consultation valued at $15,000 from One10
Ethical Enterprise Award 2016

Organiser

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Partner

Australian Ethical

Prize Contributors

LUSH
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Previous Winners of the Ethical Enterprise Award

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2015 Winner

Hamlin Fitsula Ethiopia

View All 2015 Finalists

Seven Women

2014 Winner

Seven Women

View All 2014 Finalists

Western Desert Nganampa Walytja Palyantjaku Tjutaku (WDNWPT) Aboriginal Corporation

2013 Winner

Western Desert Nganampa Walytja Palyantjaku Tjutaku (WDNWPT) Aboriginal Corporation

View All 2013 Finalists

Ethical Enterprise Award Process and Eligibility Criteria

Ethical Enterprise Award 2016 Key Dates

Before Applying

Download this pdf for the EEA Process and Eligibility Criteria before you proceed to applying for the award.

EEA Process & Eligibility Criteria PDF

Award Applications are Now Closed

The Ethical Enterprise Award is now closed, we wish all those that applied the best of luck.
Applications closed at 5pm (AEST) 15th September 2016

Judging and selection process

  • The judging panel will include representatives from Moral Fairground, Australian Ethical Investment, Lush Australia and independent judges.
  • After your application is received, you will be sent a confirmation email that outlines the judging and selection process so that you know what to expect.
  • All applications are then considered and a number of applications will be shortlisted. All applicants will be sent an email advising them on whether or not their application has been successful in being shortlisted for the Ethical Enterprise Award.
  • Finally, the judging panel will assess the shortlisted applicants and choose the winner of the Ethical Enterprise Award. If your enterprise is shortlisted, your representatives will be invited to attend the presentation ceremony where the winner of the Ethical Enterprise Award will be announced.

Announcing the Winner!

The winning enterprise will be:

  • Announced at a ceremony on the 20th of October 2016 in Melbourne
  • Promoted on our Moral Fairground Website
  • Published in Moral Fairground’s Fair News e-newsletter in December 2016
  • Promoted on the Australian Ethical Investment Website
    Announced to public via media release.

Meet your judging panel

Susanna Bevilacqua’s career spans over twenty years in the banking industry, most recently working with Bendigo Bank as the Community and Business Development Manager. Her role entails working with local communities in the metropolitan area to empower them to create sustainable income streams (more…)

Peta Granger

Judge

Peta first joined LUSH 16 years ago as a sales assistant in Dublin and later joined International Development traveling to over 35 countries helping build LUSH businesses globally. She worked closely with the company founders and championed internal communication, employee development and engagement across the LUSH world. (more…)

Phil Vernon

Judge

Managing Director at Australian Ethical Investment. Phil has over 30 years of experience in financial services. He has been at the forefront of many developments in financial markets over that time and is passionate about encouraging new models for business and investment that recognise their stewardship roles in protecting the planet and its inhabitants. (more…)

Natalie has over 20 years marketing and business management experience in leading Australian and International companies, and most recently as Co-Founder of 3Fish, an ethical clothing company and provider of sustainable clothing and merchandise. (more…)

 

Sponsors

We would like to acknowledge the following for their contribution to the Early Ethical Entrepreneurs’ Pitch Competition and Ethical Enterprise Conference.

moral fairground - evolve with us

Australian Ethical
LUSH fresh handmade cosmetics
Bendigo Bank
One 10 - connected expertise
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