BusinessGreen Leaders Awards 2016 - Shortlist Announced

BusinessGreen staff
clock • 6 min read

Shortlist unveiled for the UK's most prestigious and coveted green business awards

BusinessGreen has today announced the shortlist for the BusinessGreen Leaders Awards 2016, confirming some of the UK's most inspiring and innovative green companies will be in the running for this year's awards.

Tickets are now on sale for the BusinessGreen Leaders Awards Ceremony at The Brewery venue in the City of London on the evening of July 6th.

All attendees at the awards will enjoy a champagne drinks reception, a three course meal, a unique networking opportunity with around 600 leading green business executives, the right to use the BusinessGreen Leaders Award logo in marketing communications, and a certificate to mark their achievement as a finalist or highly commended entry. Meanwhile, the winners on the night will of course walk away with one of the UK green economy's most coveted titles.

In line with the terms and conditions of the awards, all shortlisted entries are required to purchase a minimum of two seats to attend the awards and have until June 7th to confirm their attendance.

Congratulations to all our shortlisted entries and good luck for the upcoming awards.

NGO of the Year

  • ClientEarth
  • Energy for Humanity
  • Green Alliance
  • London Sustainability Exchange

Advertising/Marketing Campaign of the Year

  • Alliance Trust Investments - Ten Good Reasons Campaign
  • Epson (UK) Limited - Go Green Campaign
  • Hubbub UK - Neat Street Campaign
  • Solar Trade Association, Friends of the Earth & 10:10 - #SaveOurSolar Campaign 
  • Southill Community Energy - "I'm In" Campaign

Green PR Company of the Year

  • Bellenden
  • Commucan
  • Edelman
  • Greenhouse PR
  • Hill+Knowlton Strategies
  • Impress Labs
  • The Whitehouse Consultancy

Fast-track Company of the Year

  • Egyptian Steel
  • Longevity Partners
  • Novalux Energy Solutions Ltd
  • Perpetual V2G Systems Ltd
  • Social Stock Exchange
  • The Cheeky Panda

Employee Engagement Campaign of the Year

  • Aldi UK, Energy Management Strategy
  • Bank of America, Recycle Now Campaign
  • JLL, Building for Tomorrow Printing Campaign
  • National Trust/Ashden, Fit for the Future Network
  • PwC, Climate Week PwC 2015
  • RBS, Sustainable Energy Initiative

Law Firm of the Year

  • Burges Salmon LLP
  • PwC Legal LLP

Manufacturer of the Year

  • Alara Wholefoods
  • Bonar Yarns & Fabrics Ltd
  • Freedom Brewery
  • Kingspan Insulated Panels
  • Kyocera Document Solutions
  • Panasonic
  • Sunsquare
  • Tetra Pak
  • Toshiba TEC UK
  • Toyota Material Handling Europe

Ecosystem Project of the Year

  • Aurum Fund Management Ltd - Project Regeneration
  • Egg Homes - Viver Green Project 
  • EGIP Alliance (Morgan Sindall) - Drumgrew Bridge Biodiversity Offsetting Project
  • MWH Global, Barhale, Clancy Docwra, Murphy's, and Thames Water - Thatcham Reedbeds Project
  • Rezatec Limited - South West Water Peatland Project
  • The Land Trust, Port Sunlight River Park Project

Consultancy of the Year

  • Almach Energy Ltd
  • Carbon Credentials
  • Global Action Plan
  • JLL
  • Rolton Group
  • Sustainable Homes Ltd
  • Temple Group Ltd
  • WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff

IT Project of the Year

  • Comtec & Cardiff University, Data Centre Upgrade Project
  • Dimension Data, Four Zeros Project 
  • Gyapom Ltd, Paperless Management System Deployment
  • Sudlows, Stockport Council Data Centre Project 
  • Romonet, Slashing Data Centre Water Usage Project
  • 3 Step IT UK, Circular Economy Project

Entrepreneur of the Year

  • Chris Forbes & Julie Chen, The Cheeky Panda
  • Chris Morris, E-Car Club
  • Erik Fairbairn, POD Point
  • Jan Willem Bode, Mongoose Energy
  • Sandra Sassow, SEaB Energy
  • Toby Peters, Dearman
  • Trewin Restorick, Hubbub UK

Energy Efficiency Project of the Year

  • Amber Energy, The Student Energy Project
  • Future Energy Solutions, Computacenter Lighting Deployment
  • Hammonia, Intermarine and Carbon War Room, Multi-Technology Ship Efficiency Retrofit Project
  • Northern Rail, Energy Offsetting Project
  • Paul Burns & Gentoo, Boiler on Prescription Project
  • Switch2 Energy Limited, Incontro: Smart Metering and Billing Hub Project
  • UK Energy Partners, Schoolhaus at Chalgrove Primary School Project

Sustainability Executive of the Year

  • Andy Hirst, Sudlows
  • Colin Curtis, Dimension Data 
  • Gareth Rice, O2
  • Gareth Williams, Northern Rail 
  • Rob Lambe, Willmott Dixon

Young Sustainability Executive of the Year

  • Etienne Cadestin, Longevity Partners
  • Amy Cameron, 10:10
  • Simon Crowther, Flood Protection Solutions Ltd
  • Parm Gill, Good Energy Ltd
  • Hannah Greenaway, O2
  • Rishi Madlani, RBS
  • Caroline Toplis, AECOM
  • Chris White, AECOM

Sustainability Team of the Year

  • Corporate Sustainability Affairs, Novozymes
  • Environment Team, Northern Rail
  • Responsible Farming Team, Marcatus QED
  • Re-Thinking Team, Willmott Dixon
  • Sustainability Team, VINCI Facilities
  • Sustainability Team, FIA Formula E
  • Sustainable Development Team, Toyota Material Handling Europe
  • Sustainable Energy Forum, RBS
  • Think Big Blueprint Team, O2

Renewable Energy Project of the Year

  • Ecovision Renewables, Greenhouse Heat Pump Project
  • ESP Energy, Portmeirion Biomass Project
  • Lightsource Renewable Energy, Queen Elizabeth II Reservoir Floating Solar Array Project
  • Macquarie Capital, Low Carbon and Macquarie Capital Solar Joint Venture
  • Southill Community Energy, Southill Solar Project
  • SunGift Solar, Exeter City Council Solar 'Carports' Project
  • Swale Borough Council, Sheppey Community Renewable Energy Trust Project
  • 10:10, Solar Schools Project
  • United Utilities Renewable Energy Ltd, Godley Reservoir Floating Solar Array Project

Innovation of the Year

  • Arbarr Energy Storage Technologies, The Power Silo
  • ByBox Field Support Limited, Smart Box Solution
  • Cyan Technology Ltd, CyLec Connect
  • Dearman, Zero-Emission Transport Refrigeration System
  • FabLittleBag, FabLittleBag Sanitary Product Disposal 
  • Green World Innovation Ltd, Tersano lotus Pro Cleaning Solution
  • Limejump Ltd, Virtual Power Plant (VPP)
  • OpenHydro, EDF Paimpol-Bréhat Project
  • Panasonic, Stimulate Your Solar System Platform
  • RES Ltd, RESolve Energy Storage Project
  • Scotia, Scotia Monopole Zero-Emission Streetlight
  • Smartest Energy, Energy Label

Green Infrastructure Project of the Year

  • Addison Lee, Auto Allocation Technology Deployment
  • AECOM, A5-M1 Link Project
  • Energy SRS Ltd, GENSSIS Project
  • Foresight Group and Big60Million, Solar Farm Co-investment Project
  • Lightsource Renewable Energy, Queen Elizabeth II Reservoir Floating Solar Farm Project
  • National Trust, Renewable Energy Investment Programme
  • POD Point, Open Charge Public Network Project
  • Shell, Quest Carbon Capture and Storage Project

Circular Economy Project of the Year

  • AECOM, Major Infrastructure Resource Optimisation Group Project
  • Company Shop, Tackling Food Waste and Food Poverty Project
  • DLL, Lifecycle Asset Management Program
  • Interface, PVB Recycling Project
  • JPA Furniture, Second Life Furniture Scheme
  • Just Clear, Zero Waste to Landfill Project
  • O2, Recycle, Refresh, Eco-rating and Refurb Project
  • PwC, Going Circular Project
  • Toyota Material Handling Europe, Second Life Strategy
  • Veolia, Resourcing the World Project
  • WRAP, Hospitality and Food Service Agreement

Small Business of the Year

  • Alara Wholefoods
  • E-Car Club
  • elms consulting ltd
  • Forest Fuels
  • Gnewt Cargo
  • Innasol
  • Mongoose Energy
  • Neo Environmental 
  • Jutexpo Ltd
  • SEaB Energy
  • The Renewable Energy Hub
  • Your Group

Politician of the Year

  • To be announced on the night

Leader of the Year

  • Dr Steven Fawkes, EnergyPro Ltd
  • Samantha Heath, London Sustainability Exchange
  • Karl Hick, The Larkfleet Group
  • Rob Lambe, Willmott Dixon
  • Dr Ian Mays, RES Ltd
  • Eddie O'Connor, Mainstream Renewable Power 
  • James Thornton, ClientEarth

Company of the Year

  • Alara Wholefoods
  • FIA Formula E
  • Good Energy
  • Jutexpo Ltd
  • Lyreco UK
  • The Body Shop

Lifetime Achievement Award

  • To be announced on the night

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