Over 350 executives, entrepreneurs, politicians and campaigners from across the green economy gathered in London for the third annual BusinessGreen Leaders Awards. The Awards were more competitive than ever with over 200 entries whittled down to 97 shortlisted entries, each one a demonstration of the green economy's commitment to innovation and environmental responsibility.
So congratulations once again to all of our nominees and, of course, our BusinessGreen Leaders Awards winners.
“The BusinessGreen Leaders Awards are increasingly the 'Must Attend' event for the industry”Greg Barker, Minister of State at the Department of Energy and Climate Change
“With the increasingly high calibre of both entrants and panellists, O2 sees the BusinessGreen Leaders as one of today’s most prominent awards. This is significant recognition of O2’s continuing efforts to make a positive difference to our Environment and we were delighted to win such a prestigious award”Telefonica UK, Winner of Company of the Year 2012
“The recognition given to our project last year was instrumental in gaining corporate buy in for further development stages.”Knowsley Housing Trust, Winner of WWF Green Game-Changers Innovation of the Year 2012
“A unique stage for innovations in sustainable energy – not to be missed!”Eight19, Winner of Renewable Energy Project of the Year 2012
“Very enjoyable evening with a variety of outstanding projects showcased, we have all taken inspiration from the innovation demonstrated across different sectors to enhance our future aspirations”Knowsley Housing Trust, Winner of WWF Green Game-Changers Innovation of the Year 2012
“Last year's Business Green Awards was one of the highlights of our social calendar. It was a fantastic evening with great company, we even ended up signing a contract with a company who shared our table – you can't ask for much more than that! We'll definitely be back for more.”Life Size Media, Highly Commended Green PR Company of the Year
Now in their third year, the BusinessGreen Leaders Awards celebrate the leading businesses and individuals from across the green economy, highlighting how these pioneers are blazing a path for others to follow.
Awards categories will cover every aspect of the green economy from transport to energy and buildings to legislation, providing green firms with the opportunity to highlight their many achievements. Winners will be selected by our panel of expert judges, including some of the UK's most high profile green business commentatorsand winners from last year's inaugural awards.
Success at the BusinessGreen Leaders Awards represents one of the most coveted accolades available for companies operating in the fast expanding green economy.
The Awards gala evening will bring together finalists, sponsors, and political and business leaders from across the low carbon economy to celebrate the success of the past year and debate the future development of this most exciting of sectors. The eventual winners will be celebrated by their peers and will also be profiled to BusinessGreen's global audience of senior green executives and policymakers.
Please note, these awards are free to enter. However, if you are shortlisted it is our policy that you purchase 2 seats.