Otago Polytechnic



OP a finalist in Australasian sustainability awards

The continued success of Otago Polytechnic’s comprehensive sustainability strategy was recognised with a nomination in the prestigious 2014 Green Gown Awards Australasia.

The Awards acknowledge Australasian tertiary institutions for best sustainability practice within operations, curriculum and research. Otago Polytechnic was a finalist in the category Continual Improvement – Institutional Change.

Sustainability is built in to the mission, values and strategic goals of the organisation, permeating through to the roles of every staff member.

“Every division of the Polytechnic has been involved in implementing our sustainability strategy,” says Director: Sustainability, Jean Tilleyshort. “Every team has sustainability objectives and every curriculum area has built sustainable practice into its programmes.All Polytechnic staff can take real pride in this award nomination.”