National Grid, Willmott Dixon and M&S are among the big winners of edie’s 2015 Sustainablity Leaders Awards, announced at a glittering ceremony in London.
The Grand Connaught Rooms were at full capacity yesterday for the ninth year of the Awards which celebrate the individuals and organisations that are setting the standard when it comes to doing business better.
After a record-breaking year of entries, 88 finalists were whittled down by our esteemed panel of judges to 14 separate winners, with categories ranging from Energy and Water Management through to Sustainable Supply Chains, Employee Engagement and Product Innovation.
Opening the Awards, edie editor Luke Nicholls said: “The Sustainability Leaders Awards have become a shining example of how the green industrial revolution is entering the corporate mainstream.
“All of this year’s finalists have shifted from talking about ambitious sustainability initiatives to delivering them at scale and at pace. And in many cases, they’re already seeing a huge return on investment.”
Sustainability Leaders Awards 2015: The Winners
Sustainable Business of the Year – Willmott Dixon
Sustainability Leader – Estelle Brachlianoff, Veolia
Carbon Management – National Grid
Energy Management – Heathrow Airport
Employee Engagement & Behaviour Change – Tesco with Global Action Plan
Sustainability Product Innovation – Genesis Biosciences
Sustainability Product Innovation: Energy Efficiency – Lontra
Sustainability Professional – Anthony Kingsley, Vacherin
Sustainable Business Models – Mud Jeans
Sustainability Reporting – Marks & Spencer
Sustainable Packaging – LINPAC Packaging
Sustainable Supply Chains – KPMG
Waste & Resource Management – DS Smith
Water Management – Southern Water