The Health Research Council has been named a finalist in the Toitū Brighter Future Awards 2022 for the following categories:
- Climate Action (biggest reduction) in the Small Organisation category
- Climate Action in the Top Reducer (closest to zero) category
These awards acknowledge Toitū certified businesses that are leading the way in environmental sustainability. The criteria for the awards is centred around demonstrating impact, and the finalists are required to scientifically prove they are making a positive difference to the world around them.
The winners for each of the eight award categories will be announced on 16 November 2022.
HRC Chief Executive Professor Sunny Collings says this fabulous news is a tribute to the HRC's sustainability team who have worked tirelessly over the past two years to reduce the organisation's impact on the environment.
"I'd also like to acknowledge all our staff who have supported this kaupapa with their choices at work and in ensuring our committees and other functions work well without incurring climate debt."