Urban List has announced PHD Sydney as Australia’s Most Sustainable Agency, and Lucy Formosa Morgan, Chief Investment Officer for PHD Sydney, as Australia’s Most Sustainable Agency Employee.

In an industry first, 502 employees across 42 Australian media agencies were challenged to live more sustainably, as part of Urban List’s inaugural Agency Challenge for Change.

Across the four week challenge, Urban List delivered participants tips to help them live more sustainably, analysing pre- and post-challenge scores to shortlist eight employees and three agencies as finalists: PHD Sydney, IKON Brisbane and Hyland Sydney.

Over the past 12 months, PHD has overhauled their workplace practices and implemented policies aimed at staff education, sustainable energy systems and waste management policies with the aim of reducing their landfill by 40 per cent come 2022.

“We are aiming to create awareness of this issue in our workplace and industry. Alone, we cannot stop climate change, however we can do our part in sharing the responsibility to create a cleaner, more sustainable world,” said Mark Jarrett, CEO of PHD.

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