Sustainability Leaders Awards 2022: Winners revealed at dazzling ceremony
WWF, Interface and Octopus Energy were among the big winners of edie's 2022 Sustainability Leaders Awards, announced at a glittering awards ceremony in London on Wednesday evening (30 March).
The best of the best of sustainable businesses, NGOs and sustainability professionals met for the dazzling awards ceremony at Park Plaza Westminster to celebrate and recognise all the incredible people, projects and partnerships that are transforming business, for good!
A record-breaking year of entries saw 178 finalists shortlisted across 24 categories, with some of the evening’s standout individual winners including Magali Anderson, chief sustainability & innovation officer at Holcim– who was crowned the Sustainability Leader of the Year – and Crystal Door’s managing director Richard Hagan – who scooped the Business Leader of the Year accolade. Meanwhile, Jean Billant of ReLondon was named Rising Sustainability Star.
In the business categories, the Environment Agency won Net-Zero Carbon Strategy of the Year while Octopus Energy was crowned Business of the Year. Elsewhere, the LEAF Coalition won the award for Partnership and Collaboration of the Year.
And, in a surprise announcement on the day, Lord Deben, chairman of the Climate Change Committee, was revealed as the recipient of the Lifetime Achievement Award, joining the likes of Paula Polman, Dame Polly Courtice and Jonathon Porritt in receiving the prestigious award for their services.
Sustainability Leaders Awards 2022 – The winners
Lifetime Achievement Award
Building/Infrastructure Project of the Year
Eurovia UK – Wendover Bypass
Nature and Biodiversity Project of the Year
ClimateCare and Mikro-Tek – Mycorrhizal Forestry in Chile
Consumer Engagement/Marketing Campaign of the Year
Utilita’s Energy High 5 campaign
Employee engagement and behaviour change Initiative of the Year
WWF-UK and Silverback Films – Our Planet: Too Big To Fail
Energy Management Project of the Year
YES Energy Solutions – The North Yorkshire Warm Homes Fund
Net-Zero Carbon Strategy of the Year
Environment Agency – Delivering on Net Zero
Social Sustainability & Community Development
Walgreens Boots Alliance – Walgreens Vaccine Equity Initiative
Sustainability Reporting & Communications
Severn Trent and Luminous – Severn Trent Sustainability Report 2021
Transport/Fleet Management Initiative of the Year
Mitie’s electric vehicle transition
Waste and Resource Management Project of the Year
DPD’s focus on waste management
Dropless – Empowering drivers to sustainably manage their vehicles
Product Innovation of the Year
Interface’s carbon negative carpet tiles
Circular Economy Innovation of the Year
Protec International – Proplex ClosedLoop Remanufacturing Scheme
Consultancy of the Year
ESG Investor of the Year
Tribe Impact Capital
SME of the Year
Made for Drink
Partnership and Collaboration of the Year
The LEAF Coalition
Rising Sustainability Star
Jean Billant, ReLondon
Team of the Year
Grosvenor Property UK
Net-Zero Leader of the Year
Simon Dawes, Environment Agency
Sustainability Leader of the Year
Magali Anderson, Holcim
Business Leader of the Year
Richard Hagan, Crystal Doors
Business of the Year
Congratulations to all of this year’s winners! Click here to Meet the Winners in our report.
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