Winning the AIM WA WestBusiness Pinnacle Award's WA Business Leader of the Year was a wonderful community recognition of the FMG family. It is a great privilege to lead a team with such ingenuity and work ethic.

The awards bring together leaders in WA's economy to raise money for the not for profit sector and I encourage the business community to get involved in 2015.

Andrew Forrest
WA Business Leader of the Year, 2014 Award Recipient

Rio Tinto was proud to receive the Corporate Social Responsibility Excellence Pinnacle Award in 2015 for our Community Infrastructure and Services Partnership with the City of Karratha.

This has endorsed our innovative approach where we work together to deliver key community infrastructure projects, improved services and events across all towns in the region.

Receiving this award has engendered great pride among our employees as they see Rio Tinto being recognised for enhancing liveability and laying the foundations for growth in the region for many generations to come.

Clayton Walker,
Managing Director, Pilbara Supply Chain, Rio Tinto
Corporate Social Responsibility Excellence Recipient, 2015 Joint Award Recipient

Perth Stadium Management is proud to be recognised for its outstanding customer service. We have created a strong customer service culture through an engaged workforce, helping us to deliver our absolute best in customer service.

This prestigious award acknowledges our commitment to a world class customer service and provides both the board of management and more than 350 casual workers with a great sense of pride.

Gavin Taylor
General Manager, Perth Stadium Management

Customer Service Excellence, 2015 Award Recipient

Winning this award gave Minnovare additional brand recognition and brand equity. As a start-up, it is often difficult to achieve credibility in the minds of key stakeholders. 

This award allowed us to point to real third party validation of our business, which has been extremely valuable as we seek to establish ourselves as a contender among more established business.

Callum McCracken
Managing Director, Minnovare

Emerging Business Excellence, 2015 Award Recipient

2015 put Carnegie at the front of the global wave energy industry with over 14,000 cumulative operational hours achieved by the Perth Wave Energy Project.

We are proud to be at the forefront of a developing industry which has the potential to contribute significantly to power generation worldwide. 

The Pinnacle award was wonderful local recognition of our achievements and bought further recognition to not only our achievements but also to the potential of the wave energy industry for the future.

Dr Michael Ottaviano
Chief Executive Officer, Carnegie Wave Energy Ltd

Green Business Excellence, 2015 Award Recipient

Contemporary practices in human resource management support the Department of Education’s mission to provide an even better education for the children and young people in public schools across Western Australia. 

Winning the award for Human Resource Management Excellence was an opportunity for the significant workforce reforms in the largest public sector agency in the State to be recognised publicly. We are very proud of this achievement. It’s a pleasure to have the opportunity to support the awards.

Cliff Gillam
Executive Director Workforce, Education Department

Human Resource Management Excellence, 2015 Award Recipient

Winning the award enhanced Minnovare’s growing reputation as a technology leader in mining and civil construction. Minnovare has been able to leverage this reputation to open doors with high profile clients and investors.

Callum McCracken
Managing Director, Minnovare

Innovation Excellence, 2015 Award Recipient

Winning the Pinnacle Award was wonderful recognition for the hard work our small team has delivered over recent years.

It also gives confidence to recent marketing initiatives, particularly the development of our internationally recognised brands that tell our story. Luxury brands are no longer reserved for fast cars and fashion. We are proud to now have our world class leading seafood brands on the top menus around the world.

David Carter
Chief Executive Officer, Austral Fisheries

Marketing Excellence, 2015 Award Recipient

For the past five years, Iluka has been focused on developing a workforce which better reflects the communities in which the company operates, building an inclusive culture where employees welcome and value diverse, innovative thinking.

Primarily, diversity is about adding value to the business through its workforce. A broad range of experience, backgrounds and viewpoints is essential for any company seeking success in the 21st century marketplace.

Kathy Bunce
General Manager of People, Innovation and Information, Iluka

Workplace Diversity Excellence, 2015 Award Recipient