Industry Impact - Eligibility Criteria & Application Questions - ISCouncil

Industry Impact Category

For outstanding organisational contribution to delivering change

This category seeks to recognise organisations which have made an outstanding contribution to delivering change resulting in positive sustainability impacts at an organisational, system and/or sector-wide level.

Award Descriptions

Private sector, small 

Demonstrate a strong contribution to industry impact toward low carbon, resilient and/or inclusive infrastructure via:

  1. organisational change at strategy or operational level, and/or
  2. systemic change through developing policy, standards or specifications that mobilise industry leaders, and/or
  3. growing sector social licence through building public awareness of the benefits of sustainability and impactful infrastructure

Private sector, large

Demonstrate a strong contribution to industry impact toward low carbon, resilient and/or inclusive infrastructure via:

  1. organisational change at strategy or operational level, and/or
  2. systemic change through developing policy, standards or specifications that mobilise industry leaders, and/or
  3. growing sector social licence through building public awareness of the benefits of sustainability and impactful infrastructure

Public sector

  1. Demonstrate a strong contribution to industry impact toward low carbon, resilient and/or inclusive infrastructure via: organisational change at strategy or operational level, and/or
  2. systemic change through developing policy, standards or specifications that mobilise industry leaders, and/or
  3. growing sector social licence through building public awareness of the benefits of sustainability and impactful infrastructure Partnerships with others and stakeholder involvement to achieve these outcomes should be highlighted. 

Eligibility Criteria

To be eligible to enter for an award in the Industry Impact category, an innovative strategy, process, method or technology must have been implemented in a project that is registered for or has achieved an Infrastructure Sustainability Council Rating (IS Rating). 

The organisation applying for an award must be a current member of Infrastructure Sustainability Council. 

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 require an innovative strategy, process, method or technology with the outcomes achieved between 1 November 2019 and 30 June 2022. 

Application Questions

Submission Question 

Word limit 

Weighting 

Describe WHAT you have done and HOW you have done it. Please provide a summary of your initiative, innovation, or approach. 

500 words 

15% of total score 

What were the OUTCOMES this initiative, innovation or approach achieved? And how were those outcomes shared? 

700 words 

35% of total score 

Describe WHO has benefited from your initiative, innovation, or approach (e.g., workforce, supply chain, communities, stakeholders). 

400 words 

20% of total score 

What LEGACY was achieved, including SDG contribution, as a result of this initiative, innovation or approach? 

600 words 

30% of total score