Gladstone in the running for global ports award
About 37 ports from 21 countries submitted entries for the 2021 World Ports Sustainability Awards.
A judging panel of international experts have whittled down the entries to three finalists for each category, including Gladstone Ports Corporation – which is in the running for the Community Outreach and Port City Dialogue Social Dimension category.
GPC executive general manager for people and community Rowen Winsor said the group was very proud to be a finalist in such an enormous pool of entrants with high‐level projects from across the globe.
“At GPC, we’ve been working tirelessly on emphasising social benefits and creating a positive impact on the environment,” she said.
“Economic, environmental and social sustainability underpin everything we do including developing a park network.”
“We wish all the finalists the best of luck for the award ceremony.”
Other Australian finalists include Port of Brisbane, which is being recognised for its $177 million Brisbane International Cruise Terminal.
Ports Australia’s Port Sustainability Strategy Development Guide has been shortlisted as a finalist under the Governance and Ethics category.
Winners from seven categories are expected to be announced during the IAPH World Ports Conference in June following a public vote. (To vote, visit https://sustainableworldports.org)
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