SDG Align recognised for Social Impact with Australian Good Design Award
SDG Align's – Ready Reckoner Tool for Sustainable Development' Recognised in Australia's International Good Design Awards for Design Excellence.
By: SDG Align
The 2021 Good Design Awards attracted a record number of submissions with 933 design projects evaluated by more than 70 Australian and international Jurors, including designers, engineers, architects and thought leaders. Each entry was evaluated according to a strict set of design evaluation criteria which includes good design, design innovation and design impact. Projects recognised with an Australian Good Design Award demonstrate excellence in professional design and highlight the impact a design-led approach has on business success and social and environmental outcomes.
"Great to see the building industry embracing the UN SDGs and finding tangible ways to better understand and demonstrate their contributions towards the achievement of the SDGs. It makes the SDGs much more accessible and the assessment function is stand-out — helping businesses understand their strengths and weaknesses. This could have great impact — informing action. Well done. "
The Good Design Awards Jury 2021
SDG Align received a prestigious Good Design Award Winner Accolade in the Social Impact category in recognition for outstanding design and innovation.
"We are delighted to be winning such a prestigious award. Our mission and vision is ambitious – our design and focus is all about creating the biggest impact we can. We've only been in business for 18 months and have already touched many thousands of businesses through our partners. Part of this success is good design and part is because this a problem that needs to be solved, for us all. This award will really help us build the business and have greater social impact."
David Morgen, Managing Director of SDG Align
Dr. Brandon Gien, CEO of Good Design Australia said: "Receiving an Australian Good Design Award is testament to embedding design excellence at the heart of a product, service, place or experience. Although 2021 continues to be another challenging year, it is incredibly inspiring to see designers and businesses working together to find innovative, customer-centric design solutions to local and global challenges and to see them recognised and rewarded for their efforts through these prestigious Awards."