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Finder Green Awards 2021

Recognising the sustainability leaders in the sectors we compare.

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About the Finder Green Awards

The Finder Green Awards help Australians to find the companies leading the way on sustainability in the sectors that we compare. With awards in the energy, insurance, banking, travel, shopping, superannuation, and telecommunications industries - this is one of the broadest sustainability awards programs in Australia.

How to enter the Finder Green Awards

Entries to the Finder Green Awards are now open for 2021. This year we will be running 21 categories with all submissions due by 23 April 2021. Entry forms for each category can be found on the links below:

Finder Green Awards methodology

All relevant companies are encouraged to enter the awards and winners are selected each year based on broad and sector-specific environmental metrics. These include greenhouse gas emissions, renewable energy usage and waste avoiding landfill. More details on the metrics we review for each category can be found in the 2021 Finder Green Awards entry criteria document (PDF).

Finder Green Awards 2020: Winners and finalists

With initiatives to reduce emissions, provide sustainable finance options and move towards zero-waste, the Finder Green Awards winners from 2020 are certainly doing their bit to protect our planet. You can see who came out on top in each category in the table below.

Green Superannuation Fund of the Year
  • Australian Ethical
  • Future Super
  • Verve Super
Australian Ethical
Green Bank of the Year
  • Bank Australia
  • Commonwealth Bank
  • Teachers Mutual Bank
  • Westpac
Bank Australia
Green Lender of the Year
  • Brighte
  • RateSetter
Green Insurer of the Year
  • Huddle
  • QBE
QBE Insurance Group Limited
Green Telco of the Year
  • Belong
  • Moose Mobile
  • Start Broadband
Green Online Retailer of the Year
  • Ecostainable
  • The ICONIC
  • Seed & Sprout
Seed & Sprout
Green Hotel Chain of the Year
  • Accor
  • InterContinental Hotels Group
InterContinental Hotels Group
Green Hotel of the Year
  • Crowne Plaza Hunter Valley
  • Ibis Styles Hobart
  • Pumpkin Island
  • Swell Lodge
Swell Lodge
Green Airline of the Year
  • Air New Zealand
  • Qantas
Air New Zealand
Green Energy Retailer of the Year (Traditional)
  • Powershop
  • Origin
  • Red Energy
Green Energy Retailer of the Year (Retail-Only)
  • Energy Locals
  • Enova Community Energy
Energy Locals
Green Leader of the Year
  • Dr Kaushik Sridhar (National Sustainability Manager, Regis Aged Care)
  • James Chin Moody (CEO, Sendle)
  • Jonas Bengtsson (CEO, Edge Environment)
  • Katherine McConnell (CEO, Brighte)
Katherine McConnell (CEO, Brighte)
Green Team of the Year
  • Commonwealth Bank home loans team
  • Future Super team
  • Sendle team
  • The ICONIC sustainability team
Future Super team
Green Rising Star of the Year
  • Damien Gould (Founder, Goodtel)
  • Diarmaid O'Mordha (Quality and Sustainability Manager, Endeavour Drinks)
  • Karen Saunders (Founder, Ecostainable)
  • Lloyd Parker (Consultant, Edge Environment)
Lloyd Parker (Consultant, Edge Environment)

For more details on how we picked winners for each category in 2020 please review the 2020 Finder Green Awards entry criteria document (PDF).

Looking for more information?

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