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Winning an award can be great for publicity, staff motivation and market edge. There are many business awards schemes around that can help you to stand out from the pack. Here we select some of the best (all free to enter unless stated).

Currently Open Awards

Suffolk Coastal Business & Community Awards 
Open to any Business or Community in Suffolk Coastal. Categories include Great & Green Award. Entries from now until 5th January 2018 so click on the heading for information on how you could become a winner. 

More details of currently open awards coming soon.

Other schemes - currently  closed to applications

Guardian Sustainable Business Awards
A range of categories for work in 2016. Previous winners profiled in the paper. Entries for 2017 now closed but more details coming soon.

EDIE Sustainability Leaders Awards
The awards are open to all businesses and organisations across the public and private sectors and of all sizes from the largest multi-nationals to the smallest micro-organisations.  Currently closed and their awards ceremony for 2017 winners will be on Wednesday 24 January 2018 at the London Hilton, Park Lane. 

Ashden Awards 
Prestigious, high-profile national and international awards. Topics include energy reduction, renewables and travel.
Entries closed recently on the 7th November so we await the shortlist of potential winners.

Bury Free Press Business Awards
West Suffolk business awards. Categories include a Green/ Environmental Award.
Entries typically July-August. Currently closed but details of the 2018 awards nomination procedure will appear soon.

EADT Business Awards
High-profile, easy-to-enter award for local businesses, now in it's 20th year, with a sub-category for sustainability. Currently closed.

Suffolk: Creating the Greenest County Awards
Our very own awards for the best in local green achievements. Entries typically Jan-Feb. Awards not running 2017 due to 10-year celebration; back in 2018.

2017 Excellence in Forestry Awards
Celebrating all that is best in woodland management across four different categories. For more information please email or telephone: 01772 451276.
Currently closed for entries.


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All information correct as of May 2017.