Award Sponsors & Supporters
Adnams is an award-winning, independent, values-based, family owned brewery and distillery committed to a sustainable future. Based in Southwold, Suffolk the company was established in 1872 but there’s been a brewery on site since 1300s. As such, longevity and sustainability are firmly embedded in the culture and strategy which helps drive innovation.
Barnes Construction undertakes a wide range of projects for clients both in the East of England and throughout the UK. It is focused on driving down the use of carbon, increasing resource efficiency and saving both energy and money, not only on its construction projects, but also for its clients.
East Suffolk IDB manages water levels across with a legacy of protecting and defending some of the most valuable habitats and wildlife. Given the challenges we face in Suffolk in terms of drought and flood scenarios, we are committed to finding new solutions for the problems we face together.
Business Energy Efficiency Anglia is the energy hive for Norfolk and Suffolk businesses. Over 800 businesses have used our impartial advice to identify annual savings totalling £4.8m, while the project has awarded over £1m of grants for energy saving measures. BEE Anglia is co-financed by the European Regional Development Fund.
New Anglia Local Enterprise Partnership works with businesses, education and local authority partners to drive growth and enterprise in Norfolk and Suffolk. We secure public and private investment to deliver a range of programmes and initiatives with partners to improve infrastructure, skills and business support.
The Suffolk Waste Partnership is a strategic partnership of Suffolk’s 7 District and Borough Council’s and the County Council, working together to provide effective, efficient and best value waste and recycling services for our residents.
The University of Suffolk is a transformational university, absorbing the best of UK university traditions and aligning them with a twenty first century audience and a modem world of employment and entrepreneurship. We are a distinctive, thriving academic community which makes a clear and immediate impact. Our purpose is to change lives – of individuals and communities - for the better. Sustainable Development research and delivery is core to this vision of change, evolution and success.
Vertas Group Limited is one of the UK’s fastest growing facilities management companies, employing 3,000 staff across 450 sites. The group specialises in contract catering, cleaning, grounds maintenance and design, energy management, commercial catering equipment, security services and business resilience, passenger transport, property management, school support services and waste management.
Suffolk Wildlife Trust is the county’s leading nature charity. It cares for 50 nature reserves, which are all free to visit, and hosts wildlife courses and activities throughout the year. It works, together with its members and supporters, to create a Wilder Suffolk, linking up landscapes and encouraging action for wildlife.
Suffolk County Council in partnership with all District and Borough Councils fully support the aims of Creating the Greenest County. We work hard to enable businesses, communities and individuals to protect and enhance their environment and see these Awards as a great opportunity to highlight inspirational examples from across the county.