Wiltshire’s greenest businesses honoured
Wiltshire’s greenest businesses have been honoured by the county’s Wildlife Trust.
At its sustainability breakfast on Tuesday, May 14 the Trust named the winners of the 2013 Corporate Green Awards.
The ceremony, which was attended by 90 green business leaders, was held at the STEAM Museum in Swindon, with the awards presented by Sarah Troughton, the Lord Lieutenant of Wiltshire.
Trust director Gary Mantle congratulated the winners, saying: “I was delighted that so many companies participated. It speaks well of the business community and its commitment to sustainable business.
“This year, I was particularly pleased that the Outstanding Achievement Award was awarded to Aspire Defence Capital Works.
“I hope this galvanises them and other companies across Wiltshire and Swindon to continually strive to incorporate environmental business practices.”
The event included the business launch of Link2Nature, the Wiltshire and Swindon’s Local Nature Partnership.
The winners were:
Award for Sustainable Manufacturing, Construction or Design (sponsored by Wiltshire Council)
WINNER: National Self Build & Renovation Centre
Award for Land Management, Conservation or Food Production
WINNER: Purton House Organics HIGHLY COMMENDED: Walter Rose & Son, Landmarc Support Services Limited
Working for Wildlife Award
WINNER: Center Parcs
Award for Green Media, Marketing or Communications
HIGHLY COMMENDED: Wiltshire College
Award for Green Tourism
WINNER: Rosemundy Cottage
Award for Climate Change Impact
WINNER: Swindon Borough Council HIGHLY COMMENDED: Blackmore.IT
Green Shoots Award
WINNER: Salisbury Playhouse HIGHLY COMMENDED: Co-wheels, Raising the Baa
Outstanding Contribution Award
WINNER: Aspire Defence Capital Works