We don't get up every morning wanting or expecting adulation. That said, it's always nice to be acknowledged for the work you're doing and sometimes it makes you feel like other people believe in your idea too.
This week we were delighted to hear from the Sustainable Entrepreneurship Award organisers that we have made it into the Top 5 for this global award which is in its second year :
The sea honours people and companies who are already shaping the world of tomorrow today. They work together with others towards a sustainable future and develop intelligent solutions for the environment and society through their regular business activities or through innovative processes and projects. They focus their resources and ideas on social and ecological innovations Continue...
The Sustainable Business Network Awards are going down right now in Auckland, and we're sad we couldn't be there.
We're sad not to be there, not just because we were included in the Finalists for the Social Innovation category, but because the rest of the finalists were our good friends from around the country too!
In fact, we share an office with the winners (and a couple of us are trustees..). So, please lift a glass to the ever-awesome 350 Aotearoa - Social Innovation Champions for 2011! Yeow!!
Keep up with the rest of the awards through Twitter at #NZSBNAwards
Honourable mention to the mighty Kaibosh - fantastic Food Rescuers of Wellington.
High-5's to Guy & Laura at Inspiring Stories and Emily at Urban Pantry too!
We're rocking here at Bucky Box today, with the news that we have won the New Zealand section of the Global Entrepreneurship Week's 'Cleantech' category!
A good friend suggested we enter our company's story into the competition a while back, and we found out we were through to the top three entries last week. Then on Monday we found out we had won the national competition in the 'Air, Water & Energy' category.
Our entry will now be shown at the Global Entrepreneurship Week's competition in San Francisco, but you can get a sneak peak at the first cut here;
A massive thanks to all our friends, family, and the mighty Enspiral crew back here in New Zealand, for all the support & encouragement following the announcement. It means a lot. We're proud to be representing our country Continue...