BY KATIE - MYGREENPOD, 13th August '14

In search of sustainable business heroes.

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This year marks the third annual PEA (People & Environment Achievement) Business Awards, the green carpet corporate event that celebrates the individuals and teams putting sustainability at the heart of their business.

People from all sectors, from catering to construction, can enter or be nominated. If you’re championing sustainability and helping to shake up the way companies does business, we want to know about it. Nominations will be open from August 13th to October 17th 2014.

Winners from the following categories will be selected by a panel of judges.

PLEASE NOTE – DUE TO A TECHNICAL ISSUE WITH OUR NEW WEBSITE, THE NOMINATION FORM WILL NOT BE AVAILABLE UNTIL MIDDAY ON THE 14TH OF AUGUST. WE ARE SORRY FOR ANY INCONVENIENCE.

Nominations will be open from August 13th to October 17th 2014. Entry costs (per category) are based on the number of company employees: 1-10: £60; 11-50: £150; over 50: £250.
To enter or nominate your green business heroes, go to the PEA Business Awards website. WWW.PEABUSINESSAWARDS.COM

PEA Business Awards 2014 - Award Categories

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Building, Construction & Design Award

This award is for leadership in sustainable building practices, whether in relation to new builds, refurbishments or existing building infrastructure.

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Food & Drink Award

This award recognises efforts to increase public awareness of the range and quality of organic food and/or drink, or to reduce the ecological footprint of food products.

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Green Shoots Enterprise Award

We’re looking for dynamic, inspiring, entrepreneurial – and green-thinking – individuals or teams aged 18 to 30. Tell us how you’ve made a difference in the business environment with sustainable innovation, engagement and achievement.

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Leader of the Year Award

This award is for a visionary CEO or leader with outstanding green credentials, who demonstrates a commitment to sustainability and has achieved commercial success in his or her market.

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Marketing & Public Relations Award

This award recognises effective, innovative marketing and communications initiatives by an individual or team leader who has encouraged greener purchasing habits and lifestyle choices.

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Money & Finance Award

This award will go to an individual or team leader who clearly and effectively demonstrates that investment performance can be compatible with socially responsible principles.

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NGO Award

We’re looking for the charity or NGO in the environment/sustainability sector that’s really shaking things up – and getting results where they matter most.

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Renewable and Clean Technology Award

This award recognises efforts to push the boundaries and develop innovative and game-changing clean technology. The product does not need to have reached the market yet.

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Retail Award

Nominations are invited from any individual or team working in the retail and wholesale sector, carrying out programmes or systems to improve their environmental impact. Online retailers may also enter.

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Social Enterprise Award

This award acknowledges the work and achievements of the individuals or teams behind the most inspiring and successful social enterprises, whether a start-up, an organisation that holds the social enterprise mark or a project led by young people.

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Supply Chain Champion

This award is open to those who have made greening the supply chain a core strategy. It will recognise how, through an in-depth knowledge of the supply chain, an individual or team has been able to meet robust sustainability objectives.

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Tourism Award

This award will go to an individual or team leader who has made an outstanding contribution to responsible tourism or responsible tourism development, such as new attractions in deprived areas or sustainable tourism schemes to benefit local people.

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Transport Award

This award will recognise an individual or team working to minimise the harmful environmental effects of transport, through initiatives such as fleet management and minimising or changing business travel arrangements.

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Work in the Community Award

This award recognises an individual or team for outstanding community work in an environmentally conscious activity.

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PEAB Champion Award

This will be the individual who, in the opinion of the judging panel, has come top overall. The winner may have been shortlisted in more than one category or gained a particularly high score in a single category.

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