Award Category

Celebrating leadership and innovation in strengthening resilience to the impacts of climate change, reducing emissions, or sequestering carbon from the atmosphere.

Sponsored By

Climate Change Mitigation & Adaptation

Climate change continues to pose unprecedented challenges worldwide that require collective action and innovative solutions. As the need for urgent action intensifies, the Keep Australia Beautiful NSW Sustainability Awards Program introduces a prestigious award to identify and celebrate individuals, organisations and communities that demonstrate outstanding commitment and innovation toward building resilience against climate change and reducing greenhouse-gas emissions.

Mitigation, reducing greenhouse gases, is a crucial aspect of addressing climate change. The Climate Change Mitigation & Adaption Award recognises those taking innovative steps to reduce greenhouse gas emissions which may include initiatives aimed at energy efficiency, renewable energy adoption, waste reduction, recycling programs, sustainable transportation, and more. By honouring and acknowledging these exemplary actions, the award program encourages wider adoption of sustainable practices and demonstrates the profound impact that individual and collective actions can have.

Adaptation is also key to building resilience and safeguarding our communities and natural ecosystems. The award program highlights projects that are taking innovative steps to adapt to climate change which may include sustainable water and land management, conservation and restoration of biodiversity, protection of coastal areas, and implementation of resilient infrastructure. Showcasing these successful projects serves as inspiration for others to adopt similar practices and create a ripple effect of positive change.

The Climate Change Mitigation & Adaption award serves as a platform for sharing ideas, best practices, and success stories, inspiring others to take action in their own communities. The program offers well-deserved recognition, for the efforts of those who are leading the way in sustainability practices. As we move forward, it is essential to foster a culture of sustainability and resilience across all levels of society. The KAB NSW Sustainability Awards Program demonstrates that by working together and implementing innovative solutions, we can create a more sustainable and climate-resilient Australia.

Find out more about Snowy Hydro and Red Energy’s Sponsorship of the Climate Change Mitigation & Adaptation Category in KAB NSW Tidy Towns & Sustainable Cities Awards