The International Business Awards is the world’s premier business awards program. Founded in 2002, the IBA honours the achievements and positive contributions of organizations and working professionals worldwide.
Arowana was honoured with three Gold Stevie Awards at the 18th Annual International Business Awards (IBA) in August 2021. The company was awarded Most Innovative Company of the Year (up to 100 employees), Achievement in Organization Recovery, and Chairman of the Year.
The IBA also awarded Arowana with three Bronze Stevie Awards Company of the Year - Business or Professional Services (Medium-size), Energy Industry Innovation of the Year and Achievement in Growth.
The TMA is the world’s leading organisation focussed on turnarounds, restructuring and corporate recovery. The group is made up of turnaround specialists, attorneys, accountants, advisors, liquidators, consultants, as well as academics, government employees, and members of the judiciary.
In September 2021, the Arowana founded NASDAQ listed B Corp, VivoPower International was awarded Transaction of the Year by the Turnaround Management Association (TMA). The honour is in recognition of the hyper-turnaround of VivoPower in 2020 and is for the small companies (sub-US$50m revenue) category.
The Real Leaders Impact Awards is the world’s premiere impact awards program. Founded in 2010, Real Leaders recognises companies delivering sustainable social and environmental impact around the world.
In 2020, Arowana debuted in the top 10 of leading global impact companies in the Real Leaders Impact Awards ranking behind the likes of Tesla and Patagonia. In 2021, Arowana was again ranked in the top 30 of leading global impact companies as recognised by the Real Leaders Impact Awards.
In 2021, VivoPower also made its debut in the Real Leaders Impact Awards, ranking in the top 50 globally.
The Asia Pacific Stevie Awards is the leading business awards programme in the Asia Pacific region covering all 29 countries with a focus on recognising innovation in all of its different forms.
In May 2021, Arowana won 2 Asia Pacific Gold Stevie Awards for innovative achievement in growth and innovation in corporate recovery (for its hyperturnaround of VivoPower) respectively.
In June 2021, Arowana also won a prestigious Asia Pacific Grand Stevie Award for receiving the highest score amongst all nominations from Australia. Grand Stevie Awards are only granted to the highest scoring nomination from each of the top four countries, as ranked by number of nominations each year. Arowana was honoured to have been recognised with a Grand Stevie Award alongside other recipients being Telkom Indonesia (Indonesia), CITIC Telecom International (Hong Kong), Prime Metro BMD (Philippines) and SM Supermalls (Philippines).