Gemtree Wines: Finalists in the 33rd Banksia National Sustainability Awards
The line-up of ﬁnalists for the 33rd Banksia National Sustainability Awards – Australia’s longest running and most prestigious sustainability awards – is more diverse and dynamic than ever, the CEO of the Banksia Foundation, Graz van Egmond, announced today. The Banksia Sustainability Awards recognise individuals, communities, businesses and government for innovation and excellence in environmental and social stewardship.
“The future of sustainable development in Australia is bright. It is fantastic to see such a wide range of inspiring initiatives and an outstanding group of innovative leaders for sustainability,” Ms van Egmond says.
“The ﬁnalists share a drive to empower individuals to make a difference, whether that be ensuring decision-makers have tools to operate sustainably or offering customers products that won’t harm the environment.”
McLaren Vale's own Gemtree Wines are a finalist in the 'Sustainable Tourism Award' category. This is the first time
Gemtree has been recognised outside of the wine industry for their
environmental initiatives. Gemtree are a leader for sustainability
within the region and the wine industry. The winners of the Awards will be announced at the Presentation Gala on the 31st of March.