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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

Business Green Technology Awards

Now in the fourth year, the BusinessGreen Technology Awards provide a unique showcase for exciting green technology businesses in the UK. Free to enter but attendance costs start from £2250 + VAT

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.  Nominations for the 2019 awards ceremony are now open.

More details of currently open awards coming soon.

Other schemes - currently  closed to applications

Ethical Corporation Responsible Business Awards

For a business that is doing exceptionally well in areas of sustainability this is well worth entering.  There were 14 categories open for entry into this years awards. 

Guardian Sustainable Business Awards
A range of categories and previous winners profiled in the paper. Entries for this year now closed but more details coming soon.

East Anglian Daily Times Suffolk Business Awards
Categories include Environment and Sustainability.  Who should get the Outstanding Achievement prize?  Closing date was Friday 4th May 2018 and the prizes will be awarded at a gala event in July.

Ashden Awards 
Prestigious, high-profile national and international awards. Topics include energy reduction, renewables and travel.
Entries closed back in November for this year although you can register your interest for 2019.

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 2019 awards nomination procedure will appear soon.

Suffolk: Creating the Greenest County Awards
Our very own awards for the best in local green achievements. Entries typically Jan-Feb. Awards did not run in 2017 due to 10-year celebration; back in 2019.



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All information correct as of February 2019.