Veolia Environmental Services Wins 2011 Australian Business Award For Environmental Sustainability

Veolia Environmental Services, one of Australia's largest waste management, recycling and industrial services provider wins the 2011 Australian Business Award for Environmental Sustainability for the second consecutive year.

Online PR News – 21-July-2011 – Sydney, Australia – Veolia Environmental Services has been recognised among Australia’s most innovative organisations, winning the Australian Business Award for Environmental Sustainability in the 2011 Awards.

The Australian Business Awards challenges the full spectrum of private, public and non-profit sector organisations in Australia through its comprehensive business and product award categories.

Now in its sixth year, the Australian Business Awards program recognises organisations that demonstrate the core values of business excellence, product excellence, corporate responsibility, sustainability and commercial success in their respective industries. A total of 103 recipients were honoured from the 928 organisations that participated in the 2011 Awards.

This award is testament to Veolia’s long-standing commitment to leadership in environmental sustainability.

The Australian Business Award for Environmental Sustainability recognises organisations that demonstrate leadership and commitment to the enhancement, preservation and protection of the environment.

Commenting on the win, Renee Fry, National Communications Manager, Veolia Environmental Services said, “This award is testament to Veolia’s long-standing commitment to leadership in environmental sustainability. This award further recognises Veolia’s investment in delivering innovative education services for Australian businesses on the importance of recycling and resource recovery by engaging with workplaces all across the country to enact behavioural change in relation to reducing the environmental impacts of waste. Veolia is very proud to be the recipient of the Australian Business Award for Environmental Sustainability for the second consecutive year.”

Tara Johnston, Program Director of the Australian Business Awards, said the standard of entries for 2011 was a testament to the strength and resilience of the Australian economy.

“Australian businesses continue to adapt business processes, invest in product development and Australian Business Awards provide a welcome opportunity for organisations committed to business and product excellence to receive recognition throughout their respective industries for driving positive business outcomes,” said Johnston.

“We are proud that the Awards continue to promote the key values in the workplace which foster a vibrant organisational culture and encourage enterprise, product innovation, service excellence, marketing excellence, environmental sustainability and community contribution. We would like to congratulate all the 2011 winners for achieving exceptional results within the respective award categories.”

Business award entries are separated by industry classification per award category and evaluated in accordance with the award criteria across seven main areas, including leadership and strategy, impact on industry, adaptability and sustainability, human resource management, customer relationship management, process management and evidence of success.

About Veolia: Veolia Environmental Services is Australia's environmental services leader in all facets of waste disposal, e-waste recycling and resource recovery, as well as industrial services such as Industrial Cleaning and Facilities Management. Veolia has over 30 years industry experience in implementing effective, innovative and sustainable waste management and Industrial Services solutions.

About the Australian Business Awards: The Awards commenced in 2005 and are open to all private, public and non-profit sector organisations operating in Australia. This includes multi-national subsidiaries, government departments, agencies or bodies, franchisors and non-government organisations. Details regarding the Awards program can be obtained at ww.businessawards.com.au

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Renee Fry
Veolia Environmental Services, Australia and New Zealand
Level 4, 65 Pirrama Rd
Pyrmont NSW, 2009

+61 2 8571 0109

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