Award nomination recognises Shayleen’s carbon market contribution
Shayleen Thompson, First Assistant Secretary of the department’s Land Division, has been nominated for Most Outstanding Contribution to Carbon Markets for the Year, at the inaugural Carbon Market Institute (CMI) awards.
Other individual nominees for the award include David White, Manager Sustainability and Climate Change at Virgin Australia, Elisa de Wit, Partner and Head of Climate Change for Norton Rose Australia, and Martijn Wilder, Partner, Baker & McKenzie.
Companies nominated include Bloomberg New Energy Finance, Climate Friendly, CO2 Group and Ernst and Young.
The awards recognise excellence, leadership and outstanding achievement in carbon markets. The awards also recognise the importance of people and their positive impact on building capacity in carbon markets to enable growth in a low-carbon world.
‘There are some inspiring individuals who have the passion and drive to make a difference. We recognised there are some really good stories that can be told and the CMI Awards allow that to happen,’ CMI executive director Mike Tournier said.
‘The number and quality of nominations received has been impressive to say the least, and finalists can take great pride in their selection,’ he said.
The winners will be announced at the CMI Awards Dinner on Thursday, 8 November, at the Showtime Events Centre in Melbourne.