Organisations are becoming increasingly aware of their environmental responsibilities, from reducing waste and energy use, to encouraging staff to adopt green travel plans and supporting eco-friendly initiatives, both within their companies and in the wider community.
This new award will recognise companies or individuals who can demonstrate a positive and long-term impact on the environment within their business, with evidence to show how they have improved environmental performance, implemented the efficient use of resources or supported sustainable development or environmentally-friendly schemes.
Judges will be looking for:
- Working effectively to make difference
- A positive impact on the environment
- Encouraging the efficient use of resources
- Supporting sustainability
For any queries regarding your entry, please get in touch with the Chamber Team at firstname.lastname@example.org.
How do I enter?
All you need to do is complete the online entry form, making sure that you understand the criteria for the category/ies that you wish to enter.
- Choose your category
- Enter a statement of up to 800 words explaining why your business merits an award
- Highlight up to six key points selling your company to the judges
- Attach up to five pieces of evidence to support your application – attachments can be up to a maximum of 2MB each.
- Attach the company logo
Does my business qualify?
All businesses entering the awards must be based within the district council administrative boundaries of Sedgemoor, South Somerset, Mendip and Somerset West and Taunton. Business can also enter if they are based within the following North Somerset Council and Bath and North East Somerset postcodes:
BS21, 22, 23, 24, 40, 48 and 49
The business should have its head office within the defined eligible area set out above. If this is not the case, the entry MUST demonstrate that the enterprise has local autonomy over business planning, marketing, HR and budget within the eligible areas listed above.
If you are unsure if you qualify, please get in touch.
Paul Lowndes, Programme Director, This is Gravity Ltd
Responsible for the delivery of the UK’s first commercial smart campus, he manages all aspects of design and construction activity, ensuring that Gravity sets new standards for low-carbon development. Paul has spent 30+ years delivering high value property and infrastructure engineering programmes internationally.
Gravity, the UK’s first commercial smart campus, is the blueprint for a smarter, cleaner future – faster. It will deliver a new era of possibility by supporting companies making a difference socially, economically and environmentally, driving the UK’s shift to growing through a cleaner economy.
With direct access to the M5 and accessible by rail, air and sea, the site offers over 635 acres for the creation of millions of sq ft of scalable, flexible and shared working space.
Multinationals and start-ups will benefit from the excellent connectivity and speed of build out Gravity offers. By attracting today’s giants and tomorrow’s unicorns, there will be significant opportunities for collaboration.
With its onsite clean energy solutions, dark fibre, excellent transport links, local talent pool and knowledge economy including four top-tier universities close by, Gravity provides occupiers with the ability to build, expand, and develop faster and efficiently.
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