Awards and recognition...

2015 10 year anniversary of UWCT Ruapehu Kiwi recovery programme held on Ngati Rangi Marae. DOC CEO, Lou Sanson writes “Brilliant job you are doing with Ngati Rangi and the Kiwi Forever Experience. Am so appreciative of your continued enthusiasm and support of conservation across NZ. Our Picton and Blenheim staff are also so thankful for your efforts there as well.
2015 Joanna Lumley (of Absolutely Fabulous) writes: “when I opened the parcel up that Peggy gave me, I thought I had died and gone to heaven. What a completely gorgeous, absolutely fabulous Untouched World Kapua wrap. Thank you so so much, what a great company” (Presented by Peggy Lui, Hillary Institute Laureate).
2015 Untouched World invited to be Founding Member of the Partner Networks of the UNESCO Global Action Programme (GAP) on Education for Sustainable Development (ESD), the only organisation invited from Australia and New Zealand. Sustainability Director Dr Barry Law travelled to UNESCO, Paris to inaugural programme meeting. UNESCO identifies Untouched World as one of three global exemplars in this space.
2014 US President Barack Obama celebrated his favorite holiday, Thanksgiving, wearing Untouched World™.
2014 Untouched World named Best Sustainable Brand in Sublime Magazine Awards, UK.
2013 Untouched World invited as a global exemplar, to review the Decade for Sustainable Development for UN, Bonn.
2012 Governor General presents Prince Charles with Untouched World garments
2012 Prince Harry appears on front cover of 'In Style' Magazine wearing Untouched World
2011 CEO named one of 100 best thinkers in NZ.
2010 Endangered Kiwi released on Blumine Island, ceremony attended by Minister of Conservation, Untouched World CEO and dignitaries
2010 Untouched World wins coveted European IF design award
2010 Untouched World Island project Blumine Island declared predator free
2009 Untouched World invited as one of 25 worldwide to exhibit at the Mid-Decade World Conference on Education for Sustainable Development in Bonn, Germany
2009 Untouched World Charitable Trust and CGI engage in partnership in Water Awareness programme.
2008 CEO personally invited by President Clinton to attend the 2008 Clinton Global Initiative in Hong Kong December 2008.
2008 CEO winner of Supreme Award, 2008 World Class New Zealand Awards
2007 The company becomes the first fashion company in the world to be given permission by UNESCO to carry the United Nations Decade of Education for Sustainable Development (UNDESD) logo on its labelling – one of only three corporate entities internationally accredited
2007 CEO –Honorary Doctorate in Commerce from Lincoln University
2006 Management/Deloittes Top 200 Ethical Governance Award
2006 Most Innovative Retailer (Untouched World, Auckland Top shop awards)
2005 CEO named New Zealander of the Year 2006 by North & South magazine
2004 Best Retailer Award ( Untouched World)
2003 New Zealand Sustainable Business Award
2002 CEO named New Zealand South Island Business Woman of the Year
2002 ‘Most Ethical Company’ award Deloittes Top 200 companies
2002 Gold medal print/package award (Untouched World)
2002 Untouched World™ Auckland won top Fashion Shop - Auckland in Top Shop Awards 2002 at the end of its first year in Auckland
2002 Further endorsement of President Clinton’s appreciation of garments when he returned to personally shop at Untouched World™ Auckland
1999 CEO named one of 100 New Zealanders who made the most contribution to New Zealand
1999 President Clinton endorsed his Untouched World™ APEC leaders garment as ‘smartest of a large number of garments he'd been given in seven years of being President’
1999 Selected to supply the leader’s attire for APEC 1999 leaders meeting in Auckland
1999 CEO presented at APEC Auckland business symposium
1999 CEO at Untouched World™ restaurant hosted a satellite link up of international speakers at APEC breakfast
1999 CEO presentation and panellist at APEC Women’s leaders network meeting in Wellington
1998 1999 CEO presented keynote speech at welcome ceremony for SME (Small and Medium Enterprise) APEC meeting held in Christchurch
1995 Snowy Peak knitwear presented to Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II by the Governor General Dame Sylvia Cartwright
1995 Official supplier of garments to state leaders in New Zealand for CHOGM (22 Commonwealth Heads of Government)
1995 New Zealand Way brand quality assessment based on Baldridge Award (highest score ever achieved at that time)
1992 Founder/CEO made a Member of Order of British Empire (MBE) for services to New Zealand (Manufacturing and Export)
1992 Export Commendation presented by Prime Minister Jim Bolger at opening of new Snowy Peak Ltd premises
1990 Business Excellence award
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