Sustainability Leaders Awards 2014: Finalists revealed

Another record year for entries has seen an array of businesses large and small vying for a place on the shortlist of this year's Sustainability Leaders Awards. Find out who has made the cut...

The winners of the Sustainability Leaders Awards 2014 will be announced at a glittering ceremony on November 19

The winners of the Sustainability Leaders Awards 2014 will be announced at a glittering ceremony on November 19

The Awards, organised by edie and its sister brand Sustainable Business, celebrate the very best in sustainable business; recognising true leadership and innovation among companies and organisations that are making genuine progress in embedding sustainability throughout their operations.

Entry-level hit an all-time high for 2014, with the final shortlist whittled down to 74 entrants. The finalists include multi-national corporations, retailers, manufacturers, luxury brands, SMEs, public sector organisations, universities and more.

The 14 categories this year range from Carbon Management and Energy Efficiency through to Stakeholder Engagement and the prestigious Sustainability Leader Award. With the exception of the Sustainability Leader: Consultancy award, all of the categories are judged by our esteemed expert panel which includes the Carbon Trust's chief operating officer Michael Rea, BRE's chief executive Peter Bonfield and Forum for the Future's chief executive Sally Uren.

The shortlist and winner of the Consultancy award is being determined by a piece of third-party research commissioned by edie and conducted by market research specialists Accent - the sponsor of this category. It means that this is the only award voted for by the customer. Other sponsors of the 2014 Sustainability Leaders Awards include Air Products and Sounds Commercial.

Winners will be unveiled at a glittering Awards ceremony in London on 19 November.

Sustainability Leaders Awards 2014 Shortlist

Carbon Management

Thames Water
The Co-operative Group
Thomas Cook
University of Reading
Wyke Farms

Sustainability Leader: Consultancy

SLR Consulting 
URS Corporation 
WSP Group

Energy Efficiency

Barclays Bank PLC and ISS
Berendsen UK
Dawn Meats
Telecity Group
University of Reading
Wyke Farms

Stakeholder Engagement

Colombian Coffee Growers Federation
Standard Life PLC
Thames Water Utilities LTD (in partnership with Girlguiding South West England)
Wingland Foods
Woolworths Holdings LTD

Sustainable Building

Hydrostat Ltd/ Deepings Community Trust
Mitsubishi Electric & NHP Leisure Developments
Mott MacDonald
PT Bumi Serpong Damai Tbk

Sustainability Leader (Person)

Carbon Coach LTD
Dawn Meats
Wyke Farms

Sustainable Packaging

The Co-operative Group

Sustainability Product Innovation

Circa Sustainable Chemicals LTD
GlassEco Int LTD
KYOCERA Document Solutions (UK)
Solagen LTD
The Chopping Company

Sustainability Reporting

British American Tobacco
The Co-operative Group
The Crown Estate
YOOX Group

Sustainable Transport & Travel

Capgemini UK PLC
O'Donovan Waste Disposal
The Co-operative Group
TUI Travel PLC

Sustainable Systems & Software

Cloud Sustainability
URS & r3 Environmental Technology Ltd

Water Management

Balfour Beatty
First Milk
PT Bumi Serpong Damai Tbk
Tesco Stores LTD
Whitbread Group & Waterscan
Wyke Farms

Waste & Resource Management

Crest Nicholson PLC
DHL Supply Chain/ JD Weatherspoon
Environment Agency
Samworth Brothers LTD
Westfield London

Waste Treatment

Alliance for Beverage Cartons and the Environment (ACE) UK
Enval LTD
Integrated Waste Solutions LTD
NVP Energy

The Sustainability Leaders Awards 2014 will be announced on the 19 November at the Grand Connaught Rooms in London. Join us for a champagne reception and gala dinner before our VIP host then takes you through the awards, finishing off with a live band and after-party celebrations. To book your place at the awards night, click here.

Luke Nicholls


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