2022 State Finalists - Promoting Sustainability

Sustainable solutions

Get to know the businesses reducing their environmental impact by driving sustainable change within their industry for a cleaner and healthier planet.

Promoting Sustainability Finalists by state

Australian Capital Territory

NatureArt Lab

ACT Winner

NatureArt Lab is a natural science art and illustration organisation. It promotes greater community engagement in the natural world via nature-art immersion tours, environmental advocacy and citizen science.


ACT Finalist

Rascals Treats creates the fun and eco-friendly dog treats more dog owners want. Rascals Treats believes that treating your best friend should be tasty and enjoyable, without costing the earth.

New South Wales


NSW Finalist

CIM turns existing building analytics into real-time insights. It helps building owners make better use of the data that’s already out there, while reducing carbon footprint and adding value for shareholders and tenants.


NSW Winner

Renew IT helps businesses achieve their carbon zero goals, by buying back redundant IT hardware. The hardware either finds a new home or is broken down responsibly, giving companies a return on IT without compromising data.

Rufus & Coco Pty Ltd

NSW Finalist

Rufus & Coco creates better connections between humans and pets for a better world. It makes and sells fashionable, affordable and environmentally conscious pet products including grooming products, accessories and bedding.

Ulu Hye Mylk Bases

NSW Finalist

With 10 million milk cartons ending up in landfill, Ulu Hye is a solution to reducing waste while enjoying plant-based milk. Ulu Hye's Mylk Bases are a condensed version of plant-based milk – just add water and blend for one minute to reduce your waste.


NSW Finalist

Vegepod gives everyone the chance to grow their own food at home. Using its raised garden bed kit, gardeners can control growth and quality in a self-watering environment that is protected from pests.




QLD Winner

Go For Zero’s mission is to make positive change simple. Its wide range of thoughtfully curated, toxin-free sustainable products and generous ‘give back’ program demonstrates that business can be a force for good.


QLD Finalist

After a commercial kitchen fire left Founder Jeremy Kronk with severe burns to over half his body, he created Shepherd Filters, a clean, safe and eco-friendly wool alternative to metal kitchen grease filters.

The Trustee for McCartney Family Funerals Trust

QLD Finalist

McCartney Family Funerals is in the business of caring. Established in 2018, the team takes a family-first, community-led approach to crafting considered services for grieving loved ones.


South Australia

Big Shed Brewing

SA Winner

Founded by homebrewers Craig Basford and Jason Harris as a passion project in 2006, Big Shed Brewing is now a thriving brewery, taproom and eatery located in Western Adelaide.

Container Deposit Systems

SA Finalist

Container Deposit Systems design, develop, manufacture, install and service a revolutionary, semi-automated system that helps 75K Australians return 20M containers for recycling per week to avoid ending up in landfill.

Softtouch Speedwash

SA Finalist

Softtouch Speedwash uses state-of-the-art, environmentally friendly technology to offer customers the fastest, cleanest and greenest car wash in town. Canine customers are also welcome to enjoy the Softtouch Dog Wash.


SA Finalist

With family values at its core, Uniquely Natural makes affordable beauty and household products that are kind to your body and kind to the environment. Its formulas champion essential oils and naturally-derived ingredients.




National Winner

Sea Forest cultivates a natural solution to climate change. The eco-tech company is among the first to commercially grow Asparagopsis, a native red seaweed with the ability to significantly reduce livestock methane emissions.




VIC Finalist

Blue Sky Services takes care of cleaning and property services, so clients can focus on their businesses. The staff are experts in cleaning, hygiene and waste services, and treat every contract like it’s their only contract.

Ecosave Australia & NZ

VIC Winner

Ecosave partners with government and commercial organisations to co-create innovative, digitally enabled net zero solutions for buildings, precincts or cities. Ecosave helps its partners reach their sustainability potential.

Ettitude Pty Ltd

VIC Finalist

A more comfortable world starts with eco-attitude. ettitude makes sustainable bedding, sleepwear, bathware and accessories using the world’s first 100 percent biodegradable CleanBamboo fabric, so it’s gentle on skin and planet.

Western Australia

Advanced Mining Production Systems

WA Finalist

Advanced Mining Production Systems is an industry leader in mining technical services optimisations. It provides education, systems and training to mine sites around the world, and is dedicated to improving the industry.

Carbon Positive Australia

WA Finalist

Carbon Positive Australia’s hope is to empower every Australian to take positive climate action and ultimately build climate change resilience for our planet through ecologically sensitive native tree planting.

Complete Home Filtration

WA Finalist

Complete Home Filtration designs, manufactures and installs water filtration solutions to deliver premium in-home water. 100 percent Australian, the company prides itself on helping Australians access the best water possible.

GHEMS Holdings Pty Ltd ATF GHEMS Trust

WA Finalist

GHEMS is an environmental consulting, management and services firm with 35 years’ experience in the specialised fields of revegetation, native seed supply, natural area management, weed control and hydromulching and seeding.


WA Winner

Rocky Ridge Brewing Co is challenging beer's image problem by brewing beer in a better way, with a focus on community and environmental stewardship, and delivering unique, delicious beers.

The Lupin Co

WA Finalist

The Lupin Co is passionate about making nutritious, plant-based food products from Australian Sweet Lupin that tastes great, is easy to use and delivers amazing benefits to consumers globally.

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