CLIMARTE was announced winner of the City of Melbourne’s prestigious Melbourne Award for ‘Contribution to Environmental Sustainability by a Community Organisation’ at a ceremony at Melbourne Town Hall on Saturday 14 November.
Now in its thirteenth year, the city’s most prestigious awards ceremony recognises organisations and individuals across a range of sectors that have dedicated themselves to Melbourne.
Lord Mayor Robert Doyle expressed his appreciation for the hard work of all those recognised in this year’s awards. “The Melbourne Awards acknowledge excellence and celebrate the dedication and commitment of Melburnians in their field, whether they are an individual, community group or corporation,” the Lord Mayor said
Image: Lord Mayor Robert Doyle, Bronwyn Johnson, Guy Abrahams, Deputy Lord Mayor Susan Riley
CLIMARTE CEO Guy Abrahams said the Melbourne Award “acknowledges the importance of community, and the role of the ART+CLIMATE=CHANGE festival in creating the empathy and engagement needed to bridge the gap between knowledge and action on climate change”.
“This year’s Melbourne Awards finalists have all made significant contributions to Melbourne and its diverse communities.” Abrahams said. “We are honoured to be among such a committed group of organisations and individuals”.