Green Gown Awards Australasia 2015 Best Newcomer - Winner

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Australian Catholic University

More: the problem of plenty in Australia’s fastest growing University

Australia’s fastest growing University of the last decade is now one of Australia’s most sustainable Universities, with sector-leading energy and water efficiency and landfill diversion rates to match ACU’s local and global programs to assist the poor and vulnerable.

Top 3 learnings

1. A new program should prioritise measurement, to give stakeholders confidence
in the business cases for change.
2. Select a few, high impact areas to measure and act on, or risk failing to generate enough momentum to overcome the inertia of business-as-usual practices.
3. Make the moral case for change just as prominent as the financial terms.