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Sustainable Family Business of the Year

This award recognises a family business in any sector which is forward-thinking in its environmental policies and has made a significant contribution to improving its sustainability

The criteria which the judging panel will consider include the following:

  • Incorporates sustainable practices into the day-to-day running of the business
  • Benefits generated by the business for the wider environment
  • Demonstrates improved resource efficiency and reduced carbon footprint
  • Identifies where savings measures have been implemented and have achieved optimum energy efficiency
  • Monitors its ecological footprint and responds with necessary measures
  • Embeds improved environmental management practices through dedicated training programmes
  • Benefits generated by the business for the local community
  • Evidence of achievements

This category is open to micro, small, medium and large companies. Judging will be assessed in the context of the size and resources of the business.