Two of Fletcher Building's business units were recognised for their hard work towards sustainability at the 2015 NZI Sustainable Business Network Awards.
Laminex New Zealand's Taupo site was recognised with the EECA Business Energy Management Award for its dedication to reducing their impact on the environment, which has seen them recycle 88% of the 2.5 million kilos of waste produced over the past year.
Representing GBC Winstone on the podium was Shane Hagai, Kapiti Quarries Manager, Wellington, who was awarded Commendation in the Sustainability Champion category for his work in making sure quarrying has a positive impact in his local community.
Gecko Award for Belmont Quarry
Winstone Aggregates Belmont Quarry staff won silver at the 2015 Mimico Environmental Excellence Awards for relocating 23 Ngahere geckos from the quarry to a new home on nearby Mana Island, off Wellington's Kapiti Coast, in New Zealand.
Fletcher Insulation awarded in New York
Fletcher Insulation took home the 'Australian Plaster & Building Accessories (AP&BA) Supplier of the Year' award for the VIC/TAS/WA category in New York on Saturday morning (AuEST time).