Winners 2017

Application of Net Environmental Benefit Analysis (NEBA) methodology within offshore decommissioning projects

Ramboll Environ

Ramboll Environ’s approach to comparative assessment using net environmental benefit analysis (NEBA) is evolving as new methods are published. This approach has the potential to reduce North Sea decommissioning liabilities whilst protecting the environment and reducing risks. It is being used in a number of high-profile projects assessing the...

Commended: VIBES - Scottish Environment Business Awards

Scottish Environment Protection Agency

The VIBES Awards reward and recognise Scottish businesses whose management, processes, products or services have brought significant environmental benefit alongside financial gain. The Awards have been running for 18 years, are managed by the Scottish Environment Protection Agency (SEPA) and are delivered in partnership with other publi...

Interface

Interface

The idea that the UK’s natural environment should be managed as an asset with benefits for everyone in society is increasingly prevalent. This means securing the value of the environment for health, wellbeing and prosperity. Through our network of 2,100 professionals, we offer a unique impartial resource to share skills and experi...

Commended: Future Ready

WSP

WSP is a professional consultancy with 34,000 staff across 39 countries. We are environmental scientists, management consultants and engineers, working across the built and natural environment. We work on assignments from major corporate sustainability strategies to the practical delivery of energy saving and infrastructure investments....

Commended: Ecosystems Knowledge Network

Ecosystems Knowledge Network

The idea that the UK’s natural environment should be managed as an asset with benefits for everyone in society is increasingly prevalent. This means securing the value of the environment for health, wellbeing and prosperity. Through our network of 2,100 professionals, we offer a unique impartial resource to share skills and experi...

Commended: Tackling Climate Change and Promoting Biodiversity

ScottishPower

Internal Environment Management Team – delivering sustainable outcomes

Environment agency

"Internal Environment Management is the Environment Agency’s environmental conscience. We challenge the business to reduce their negative environmental impact and strive to deliver environmental enhancements; we manage environmental legal compliance; and provide advice to reduce the environmental risk of our operations on the ground and ...

Commended: A team that makes a difference - Ramboll Environment & Health, Southampton

Ramboll Environ

Through successful change management and exemplary performance, Ramboll’s Environment & Health (REH) team in Southampton is profitable, innovative, successful and happy.

In spite of going through a number of changes – when Gifford was bought by Ramboll in 2012 and then merged in to Ramboll’s new Environment &...

Commended: NetRegs Environmental Guidance

Scottish Environment Protection Agency

The objective of the NetRegs website is to deliver free, plain English, up-to date guidance on environmental compliance and good practice to businesses in Scotland and Northern Ireland. Businesses searching for this information can find it readily on our website, which has a good ranking on search engines and is easy to navigate. During...

Business Growth Hub - Green Growth service

Business Growth Hub

We have developed a ground-breaking approach to driving forward the transition to a low carbon economy, delivering real and measurable impacts.

We help SMEs in all sectors to identify, quantify and, critically, to implement environmental measures that reduce emissions and improve productivity. This stimulates demand for low carbo...

Commended: REI Programme

National Trust

Following the success of 5 pilot projects, in March 2014, the National Trust's Board of Trustees approved a £35 million investment programme in renewable energy. Each project within the Renewable Energy Investment (REI) Programme will help the National Trust deliver its objectives laid out in our 2010 energy strategy.

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Commended: Reducing our supply chain emissions

Environment agency

Over 70% of our total environmental impact is in our supply chain.  Quantifying the impact of our supply chain has transformed our corporate approach to reducing our environmental impact. We look to reduce our environmental impact where it is greatest; in our supply chain. This is embedded in “e:Mission”, our environmental sust...

Flight of the Swans

Wildfowl & Wetlands Trust

'Flight of the Swans' was an expedition and a campaign that saw a 'human swan' flying the entire migration route of the Bewick's swan, from Arctic Russia back to the UK, to try to find out why the species is disappearing, and what we can do to save them. As she and the swans raced to keep ahead of the arctic winter&#...

Commended: Night Blight: Mapping England’s light pollution and dark skies

LUC and Campaign to Protect Rural England

Our view of the stars - a source of infinite amazement for scientists, casual observers and the millions of us that seek out rural places to rest and recuperate - is obscured by light pollution. Many children will grow up never seeing the Milky Way, our own galaxy, because of the impact of artificial light. The Night Blight campaign use...

Commended: e:Mission

Environment agency

The Environment Agency has made significant progress over the last 9 years in reducing its environmental footprint and we are continually improving our approach. e:Mission is our exciting new 2020 environmental sustainability plan that increases our ambition to reduce our negative impact on the environment. The launch of the plan involved engaging ...

Highly Commended: Pumpkin Rescue

Hubbub UK

Pumpkin Rescue is a seasonal food waste campaign that uses the 18,000 tonnes of pumpkins sent to landfill each Halloween as a hook to raise awareness about food waste year round. 
The aim of the Pumpkin Rescue is to create fun, enjoyable and sociable communications and events that provide people with the awareness, skills and know...

NetRegs Environmental Guidance

Scottish Environment Protection Agency

The objective of the NetRegs website is to deliver free, plain English, up-to date guidance on environmental compliance and good practice to businesses in Scotland and Northern Ireland. Businesses searching for this information can find it readily on our website, which has a good ranking on search engines and is easy to navigate. During...

Commended: Ecosystems Knowledge Network

Ecosystems Knowledge Network

The idea that the UK’s natural environment should be managed as an asset with benefits for everyone in society is increasingly prevalent. This means securing the value of the environment for health, wellbeing and prosperity. Through our network of 2,100 professionals, we offer a unique impartial resource to share skills and experi...

The EU referendum, Brexit and the UK environment

Tyndall Centre UEA, University of York, Queens University Belfast

The referendum was the defining issue of 2016. We convened a group of experts to clarify what was at stake for the UK’s environment. It produced impartial and salient knowledge, and worked closely with stakeholders to feed it into very fast moving policy processes. Its work underpinned NGO campaigns, culminating in the PM’s deci...

Commended: A new approach to Sustainability Appraisal in the marine environment

Ramboll Environ

Ramboll Environ was awarded a contract to produce a Sustainability Appraisal (SA) scoping report to assess the potential impacts of the remaining marine plans (north-west, north-east, south-east and south-west inshore and offshore areas) over a 20-year period. 
We developed a new approach to scoping of sustainability issues that incor...

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Hubbub UK

Taking a whole catchment approach, RSPB, United Utilities(UU), the Environment Agency(EA) and Natural England(NE) have delivered projects in Swindale Valley which demonstrate how land and water management can enhance natural processes and be successfully integrated with farming and provision of public water supply. Our projects included...

Commended: VIBES - Scottish Environment Business Awards

Scottish Environment Protection Agency

The VIBES Awards reward and recognise Scottish businesses whose management, processes, products or services have brought significant environmental benefit alongside financial gain. The Awards have been running for 18 years, are managed by the Scottish Environment Protection Agency (SEPA) and are delivered in partnership with other publi...

Commended: NetRegs: Northern Ireland and Scotland in Partnership

Scottish Environment Protection Agency

The objective of the NetRegs website is to deliver free, plain English, up-to date guidance on environmental compliance and good practice to businesses in Scotland and Northern Ireland. Businesses searching for this information can find it readily on our website, which has a good ranking on search engines and is easy to navigate. During...

Commended: Wolfs Fang Runway Initial Environmental Evaluation Project, Dronning Maud Land, Antarctica

Eleni Antoniades Environmental Ltd and White Desert Ltd

The Wolfs Fang Runway Initial Environmental Evaluation (IEE) Project is the environmental impact assessment of a proposed blue ice runway, located in Dronning Maud Land, Antarctica. The proposal is to re-establish a former blue ice runway site in order to provide access to Whichaway Camp. It would comprise temporary staff and client accommo...

Commended: Collaborative Carbon Reduction Reaps Rich Property Management Benefits

BNP Paribas Real Estate in partnership with Carbon2018

Over the last three years, BNP Paribas Real Estate's strategic partnership with specialist energy services consultancy, Carbon 2018, has reaped multiple social, environmental and financial benefits. Sustainability benefits have been complemented by innovative process changes that have led to efficiency and governance improvement...

Highly Commended: The Swindale Valley Restoration Project

The Royal Society for the Protection of Birds

Taking a whole catchment approach, RSPB, United Utilities(UU), the Environment Agency(EA) and Natural England(NE) have delivered projects in Swindale Valley which demonstrate how land and water management can enhance natural processes and be successfully integrated with farming and provision of public water supply. Our projects included...

The Swindale Valley Restoration Project

The Royal Society for the Protection of Birds

Taking a whole catchment approach, RSPB, United Utilities(UU), the Environment Agency(EA) and Natural England(NE) have delivered projects in Swindale Valley which demonstrate how land and water management can enhance natural processes and be successfully integrated with farming and provision of public water supply. Our projects included...

Commended: Stafford Area Improvements Programme (SAIP)

Atkins Limited on behalf of the Staffordshire Alliance (Network Rail, VolkerRail, Laing O’Rourke and Atkins)

West Coast Mainline is of national significance, requiring upgrade through large scale engineering works. Environmental aspects were addressed by Atkins Limited and comprehensively considered the three pillars of sustainability – society, economy and the environment, with benefits in all three areas such as zero environmental inci...

Leicester Centre for Medicine

Willmott Dixon

The Centre for Medicine sets a new benchmark for energy efficiency performance in large-scale buildings. Certified as the UK’s largest non-residential building constructed to Passivhaus
standard, and with a BREEAM Excellent and EPC A rating, it is an exemplar for future developments of this size and complexity for both the university...

Commended: Wolfs Fang Runway Initial Environmental Evaluation Project, Dronning Maud Land, Antarctica

Eleni Antoniades Environmental Ltd and White Desert Ltd

The Wolfs Fang Runway Initial Environmental Evaluation (IEE) Project is the environmental impact assessment of a proposed blue ice runway, located in Dronning Maud Land, Antarctica. The proposal is to re-establish a former blue ice runway site in order to provide access to Whichaway Camp. It would comprise temporary staff and client accommo...
  • #Waste criminal gets suspended sentence after lumping landowner with £450,000 bill https://t.co/5Rrbd9gufk

  • Welsh government plans new target to halve #foodwaste https://t.co/6psiuDYrOz #Wales

  • ECHA consults on toxic #chemical applications https://t.co/BVI7ISVhmB

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