GISA supporting business sustainability in SA

GISA supporting business sustainability in SA

  • Business sustainability
  • Funding
  • July 11, 2023

Six South Australian business and industry groups will take a share in almost $500k in grant funding to drive a more circular economy for the state.

Green Industries SA’s Lead-Educate-Assist-Promote (LEAP) Grants program provides industry sectors, business groups and supply chains with support to contract expert advice or research into the application of sustainability and circular economy principles that encourage uptake for the benefit of the economy, the environment and social wellbeing.

This year’s grant recipients include:

  • Australian Hotels Association SA Branch – $50,000
    Sustainability Program for Australian Hotels Association – SA: Raising awareness and providing guidance to pub and accommodation owners in South Australia on opportunities for adopting environmental sustainability initiatives in their business that can deliver a range of environmental, social, and economic benefits.
  • Barossa Australia – $99,900
    Barossa Zero Carbon Glass Wine Bottle & ‘Green Gas’ Initiative: Reducing the wine industry’s Scope 1 and Scope 3 emissions and contributing overall to achieving the broader vision for Australia’s grape and wine producers, to achieve net zero emissions by 2035.
  • Business Victor Harbor – $98,986
    Fleurieu Region Circular Business Program: A series of hands-on workshops and mentoring sessions, where participants will learn to embrace circular economy practices within their business
  • Festival City Adelaide – $100,000
    Festival City Adelaide: Supporting Development of Sustainability Action Plans: Provision of 8 Sustainability Action Plans, on-site mentoring and professional guidance, and climate action training for the festival sector which builds on Festival City Adelaide: Leading Environmental Sustainability and Responsible Practice program that commenced in 2021.
  • Prawn Association – $50,000
    Prawn Association Carbon Footprinting & Net Zero Pathway: Industry-wide guidance on reducing greenhouse gas emissions and improving environmental sustainability, as a way of generating long-term environmental, economic and social benefits for both the industry and the Spencer Gulf / West Coast region of South Australia.
  • South Australian Spirit Producers Association – $100,000
    Boosting Sustainability for South Australian Distillers: Helping the South Australian spirit sector understand the benefits of moving to more sustainable practices, how sustainability can be applied to a distillery, and providing the tools to apply the learnings.

Green Industries SA’s Business Sustainability Program assists South Australian businesses and industry sectors to accelerate sustainable change and transition to a more circular economy.

Learn more about the program and upcoming funding opportunities.