The ACE Awards 2023 extends nominations

Sep 12, 2023

Submissions close 15 September

In it’s second year, the ACE Awards, brought to you by Planet Ark’s Australian Circular Economy Hub (ACE Hub), will honour the achievements and success of trailblazers at the forefront of Australia’s circular transition.

The Award Categories

There are 6 awards up for grabs, judged under three pillars; The Recognition Awards, Circular Transition Innovation Awards and the Full Circle Award. View categories and assessment criteria here.

The Recognition Awards

Dedicated to visionary individuals and companies sparking ongoing change and are driving action in our region to advance towards a circular future.

  • Emerging Circular Leader
  • Circular Leader Award

Circular Transition Innovation Awards

Inspired by the Ellen MacArthur Foundation’s three principles of circular economy. These principles provide a solutions framework to transition our economy to one that addresses climate change, biodiversity loss and pollution.

  • Design for Circularity Award
  • Retaining Value Award
  • Regenerating Nature Award

Full Circle System Awards

Bringing it all together, the Full Circle Award is a recognition and celebration of a systems-based approach and consideration of all three principles of the circular economy. Projects demonstrate incorporation of all three principles using one or more circular business models and are proven solutions in your sector/industry/supply chain.

  • Full Circle Award

View all awards’ categories and assessment criteria here.

Meet last year’s nominees and winners here

A panel of industry experts and innovators will judge the submissions – meet the judges here

ACE Awards 2023

The mission of Planet Ark’s Australian Circular Economy Hub (ACE Hub) is to facilitate the transition to a circular economy in Australia and the Asia Pacific. A big part of this journey is to recognise and celebrate those who are driving Australia’s transition to a circular economy. While aiming to create awareness, inspire others and work towards integrating new and innovative circular economy practices as the norm.

Set for 20 November, the winners will be announced at a celebratory cocktail reception. Enjoy three hours of food and drinks; engage in lively conversation and honour innovation within the circular economy. Hosted in The Residence, at the Grand Hyatt Melbourne, following the Circularity Conference.

Learn more about Circularity here

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