The winners of the annual Footprint Awards 2015 announced

The  Staff Canteen

The Staff Canteen

Editor 5th June 2015
The results of the fifth annual Footprint Awards were announced last night at London’s East Wintergarden.
  • Footprint Special Achievement Award 2015
  • Allegra McEvedy MBE, Patron of the Fairtrade Foundation
  • Sustainable Use of Natural Resources Award
  • Wyke Farms 
  • Waste Management & Reduction Award
  •  Winnow
  • Environmentally Efficient Logistics Award
  • Kuehne+Nagel 
  • Responsible Sourcing Award
  • Pret A Manger 
  • Sustainable Supplier Award
  • Brita Professional
  • Energy Efficiency Award
  • Spirit Pub Company in assoc. Total and Inenco
  • Sustainable Catering Equipment Manufacturer Award
  • Gram UK
  • Stakeholder Engagement Award
  • WRAP 
  • Sustainable Innovation in Packaging Award
  • Delta Packaging
  • Social Impact & Diversity Award
  • Tate & Lyle Sugars
  • Sustainability in Education Award
  • Harper Adams University
  • The Community Vote
  • Going Underground, London and The Keel Row, Seaton Delaval, Northumberland 
The awards scheme serves to celebrate the most innovative sustainability campaigns and initiatives that are driving best practice across sectors from manufacturing to contract catering. Over 200 leaders and senior figures from food and hospitality organisations gathered for the awards.Winners from each category were chosen from a host of nominees, with some of the biggest names in the sector winning awards longside rising stars considered ‘ones to watch’. From Kuehne+Nagel to Delta Packaging, companies large and small were honoured for their ability to push boundaries and make significant Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) policy strides across the supply chain. Speaking at the event Nick Fenwicke-Clennell, CEO of Footprint said: “The Fifth Anniversary of the Footprint Awards is an important milestone for the industry - we have started to see real progression and innovation across the supply chain to ensure sustainability is at the forefront of best practice.  All of the nominees have demonstrated just how far business has come in half a decade to reduce waste, become more energy efficient and create new social initiatives.” The Awards Scheme has become renowned for its approach to showcasing the achievements of businesses of all shapes and sizes, and has received particular praise for the high number of small to medium enterprises (SMEs) which have been recognised year-on-year. Charles Miers, Managing Director of Footprint, commented: “We want to say a huge congratulations to this year’s winners who, once again, have highlighted the brilliant achievements from businesses large and small.  Although there is still much more that can be done across the industry to make it truly sustainable, the examples showcased tonight demonstrate the wonderful efforts being made to make a real difference to the environment and society. From Harper Adams University to Going Underground, the awards illustrate that even small businesses can make a big impact.”
The  Staff Canteen

The Staff Canteen

Editor 5th June 2015

The winners of the annual Footprint Awards 2015 announced