Individual contribution to a sustainable future - Eligibility Criteria & Application Questions - ISCouncil

Individual Contribution to a Sustainable Future Category

Individual contribution to a sustainable future 

This category of awards seeks to recognise individuals’ contributions to the creation of a world-class, sustainable infrastructure industry. 

Award Descriptions 

Emerging Leader 

This award seeks to recognise emerging sustainability professionals (under 35 years of age) who demonstrate a strong contribution to the creation of a world class, sustainable infrastructure industry comprising a healthy, inclusive workforce, a responsible agile supply chain and sustainability-aligned investment and governance through: 

  • delivering value to stakeholders, and/or 
  • working in collaboration and partnership, and/or 
  • building capability in others 

Sustainability Champion

This award seeks to recognise established sustainability professionals and/or infrastructure professionals that have championed sustainability on a particular project or initiative.

Entrants should demonstrate a strong contribution to the creation of a world class, sustainable infrastructure industry comprising a healthy, inclusive workforce, a responsible agile supply chain and sustainability-aligned investment and governance through:

  • delivering value to stakeholders, and/or
  • working in collaboration and partnership, and/or
  • building capability in others

Enduring impact

This award seeks to recognise individuals who have a sustained contribution throughout their career to shape an enduring impact or legacy.

Entrants should demonstrate a strong contribution to the creation of a world class, sustainable infrastructure industry comprising a healthy, inclusive workforce, a responsible agile supply chain and sustainability-aligned investment and governance through:

  • delivering value to stakeholders, and/or
  • working in collaboration and partnership, and/or
  • building capability in others

Eligibility Criteria

To be eligible to enter either the Emerging Leader or Sustainability Champion awards in the Individual contribution to a sustainable future category, the entrant must be a current Infrastructure Sustainability Accredited Professional (ISAP). Entrants in the Enduring Impact award are not required to be current ISAP’s.

To be eligible to enter, applicants, their current employer, or employer at time of application through to the completion of the Awards process, may not have been prosecuted, fined, or have charges or fines pending, for a violation of any environmental, social, or commercial law in Australia, New Zealand or overseas in the past three (3) years.

To be eligible to enter applicants must predominantly reside in either Australia or New Zealand.

Application Questions

Submission Question

Word limit

Weighting

Describe WHAT sets the individual apart.

400 words

20% of total score

HOW has this individual influenced positive change?

400 words

20% of total score

Describe the OUTCOMES this individual has contributed to.

700 words

35% of total score

How enduring is this person’s LEGACY?

500 words

25% of total score