Ethical Enterprise Award 2019

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Ethical Enterprise Award Highlights

Winners 2019

Pollinate Group

Pollinate Group • WINNER 2019

Pollinate Group empowers women as leaders of change to distribute products (such as solar lights and water filters) that improve health, save time and save money for the world’s most neglected communities.


StartSomeGood • 2nd Prize 2019

StartSomeGood is a social enterprise platform, community and agency dedicated to increasing the pace of innovation for social change. We have helped more than 1,000 initiatives raise $15 Million to launch and run accelerators for partners across business, foundations and governments.

For Dignity

For Dignity • 3rd Prize 2019

For Dignity seeks an end to slavery and trafficking and an increase in ethical and sustainable consumerism. Through our online boutique and tailored event package we create awareness, action and income generation.

The Ethical Enterprise Award Dinner will be held on the 28th of October at the Ethical Enterprise Conference 2019 at Woodward Conference Centre, 10th Floor Melbourne Law (Building 106) 185 Pelham Street, Carlton Vic 3053. To purchase tickets to this year conference, press here.

Ethical Enterprise Award 2019

The Ethical Enterprise Award 2019 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.

Winners will be announced on the evening of the 28th of October 2019 at the Ethical Enterprise Award Dinner which will take place at the Woodard Conference Centre, Level 10 Melbourne Law, Melbourne University (Building 106), 185 Pelham Street, Carlton, Victoria.

Are you an ethical enterprise that has been in operation for over 24 months?
Does your enterprise improve the social and economic conditions of an overseas or local community?

If you ticked both of the above, we would like to hear from you!

Are you a start up Ethical Enterprise? Check out the Early Ethical Enterprise Entrepreneur Pitch Competition 2019

Benefits to Finalists 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 Automatically noted as a Moral Fairground Member and receive opportunities for further exposure, discounts and invitation to special events and programs.

7 All finalists will receive 2 free tickets to the Ethical Enterprise Award Dinner in Melbourne.

8 All finalists will receive 2 free tickets to the Ethical Enterprise Conference in Melbourne.

9 Receive amazing prizes:

Pool of prize for winners consist of :

•   Blue Rock will offer the Winner 12 months of monthly board meetings with – Consisting of one 2 hour meeting per month at a value of $2,000 per meeting (or $24,000 in total). The meetings would cover financial, operational, marketing and staffing issues of the business
•  Blue Rock will offer 12 months of other services up to a value of $15,000. Services provided includes accounting, legal, bookkeeping, digital and private wealth
•  Cash prize of $7,000 courtesy of Lush Australia.
•  A ticket to the Trusted Negotiator Bootcamp ($2,497 +GST)
Bespoke business modelling and impact management consulting, valued at $1,000, with Dr Chris Dembek and Dr Jodi York from Leadership for Social Impact @ The Centre for Workplace Leadership, authors of the new and free e-book, Actionable Impact Management. This consulting will (1) review and evaluate business models in use (or planned) with particular attention to assessing and maximising stakeholder value creation and capture, and (2) review or develop theory of change and impact management framework.
• Winner will receive One Year free Canva Pro Licence valued at $167.88

10 1 x open-plan desks for three consecutive months in Australia’s top tech and innovation hub at either YBF Melbourne or YBF Sydney. Prize value is $2,400.

EEA 2019


Ethical Enterprise Award Process and Eligibility Criteria

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Before applying

Download this pdf for the EEA Application Process 2019 before you proceed to applying for the award.

EEA Application Process 2019 PDF

Award applications are now closed

Terms and conditions

Please read our Ethical Enterprise Award Terms and Conditions

Terms and Conditions

Judging Selection and Process

  • The judging panel will include representative from Moral Fairground, business leaders and experts.
  • 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 28th of October 2019
  • Promoted on our Moral Fairground Website.
  • Published in the Moral Fairground Fair Newsletter in November 2019
  • Announced to public via media release.


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Sponsors and Community Partners

We would like to acknowledge the following for their contribution to the Ethical Enterprise Award, Early Ethical Entrepreneur Pitch Competition and Ethical Enterprise Conference.


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Australian Ethical
LUSH fresh handmade cosmetics

University of Melbourne
Trusted Negotiator

Goodwill Wine
YBF Ventures