Winner of Premier's Sustainability Award 2011

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10 August 2011
Winner of Premier's Sustainability Award 2011

Geelong based company Godfrey Hirst won Premier’s top sustainability award Several Victorian businesses and organisations have been recognised at the Premier’s Sustainability Awards 2011 for their outstanding achievements in implementing sustainability initiatives.

Premier Ted Baillieu awarded Godfrey Hirst Australia the top honour, the Premier’s Recognition award, for introducing best-practice sustainability initiatives into their daily business operations over the past seven years.

“I would like to congratulate Godfrey Hirst Australia and all the category winners for their creativity, leadership, innovation and for integrating sustainability into their organisation and work practices,” Mr Baillieu said.

Godfrey Hirst Australia’s water treatment plant, based on effluent recycling and stormwater harvesting, has helped reduce emissions and water consumption by almost 50 per cent.

“Our finalists have demonstrated that sustainability makes good business sense and can assist Victorian businesses reduce costs and gain or maintain a competitive edge on a national and global scale,” Mr Baillieu said.

“Being smart with our resources makes economic and social sense.”

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Godfrey Hirst is Australia's leading carpet manufacturer. We are the only manufacturer in Australia able to offer our specifiers carpet in both broadloom and tile and in printed and tufted formats.

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