Social Impact: 3 THINGS to Know, Read and Hear
What you need to KNOW:The Science and Innovation Awards. The Science and Innovation Awards 2021, hosted by ABARES encourages young people who are actively engaged within the agriculture, fishery and forestry sector to apply for up to $22,000 of funding for their original and innovative project that will contribute to the ongoing success and sustainability of Australia’s primary industries. Since the awards were launched in 2001, the Science and Innovation Awards have helped 261 young researchers, innovators and scientists turn their ideas into reality with just over $4 million in grant funding.
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Banksia Sustainability Awards Nominations. There is no better way to showcase the feats of our heroes than the prestigious Banksia Awards. For over 30 years the Banksia Foundation has been celebrating leaders and champions for sustainability. COVID-19 has created a new world and has shown us how adversity and hardship can touch each and every one of us. At the same time, there are also those who have used this opportunity to reset their approach, use this issue to see what is important and how they can remake the world. Nominate someone today!
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givvvable: Want to Engage Corporate Buyers?. From minority-owned, diverse & inclusive and social enterprises to zero waste to landfill, carbon-neutral, plastic-free, recycled content and circular economy businesses – givvable (winner of CBA’s X15 Xccelerate program) is now accepting registrations from the full range of sustainable businesses. Companies are setting sustainability targets, and suppliers play a critical role. Using proprietary algorithms, givvable profiles eligible suppliers to companies looking to purchase sustainably, socially and with impact. Register today!