Award Categories and Application
Please find the following categories for 2013 and their associated sponsors.
You will be able to use our NEW online application form, after the Awards Launch on the 27th June, so you can save the changes to your applicaiton form as you go.
If you wish to read through all the applicaiton criteria before you apply, please download the Guide to Applicants.
Best Managed Small Business
sponsored by OXFORD INNOVATION
(less than 10 employees)
Best Managed Medium Business sponsored by IMERYS
(11 to 75 employees)
Best Managed Large Business sponsored by STRALFORS
(more than 75 employees)
Best Individual sponsored by TAMAR FOODS
For employees who have made an outstanding contribution towards the company's sustainable work practices, or individuals who have developed new initiatives, businesses or services contributing towards sustainability.
Best Product sponsored by National Industrial Symbiosis Programme (NISP)
For organisations that have developed innovative new products or that are of low environmental impact.
Best Service BUSINESS CORNWALL
Sustainable Construction - Retrofit CSBT
For applicants who have retro-fitted a building where they have addressed the following issues: energy, water, materials, waste, pollution, maintenance, ecology, health, access & equalities, communities, and the local economy. There will be separate awards for new-build and retro-fit
Sustainable Construction - New Build LANTOOM QUARRY
For applicants who have constructed or a building where they have addressed the following issues: energy, water, materials, waste, pollution, maintenance, ecology, health, access & equalities, communities, and the local economy. There will be separate awards for new-build and retro-fit
Resource Management sponsored by SOUTH WEST MANUFACTURING ADVISORY SERVICE (SWMAS)
Organisations that have reduced waste, for example by reducing, re-using and recycling their own waste, by creating markets for recycled or re-used materials or components, and by specifying re-useable and recyclable materials and components.
Green Shoots New Business sponsored by COMMUNITY ENERGY PLUS (CEP)
For new companies under 2 years old who are showing positive steps towards a greener future.
Best Integrated Renewable Energy System in a Building sponsored by SOUTH WEST WATER
For individuals, communities or organisations who have integrated any form of renewable energy into a building, recognising innovation where appropriate.
Best Cornish Renewable Energy Installation Company Available for sponsorship
For organisations involved in providing renewable energy instalments, of any scale, who are based in Cornwall.
Best Community Renewable Energy Scheme DINGLE BROTHERS
For communities that have worked together to develop renewable energy scheme(s) of any scale and type.
Best Domestic Renewable Energy Scheme Available for sponsorship
For households that have installed any renewable energy system into their property, there is no limit to the installed capacity.
Best Commercial Renewable Energy Scheme sponsored by REG WIND POWER
For businesses who have installed a commercial renewable energy scheme, there is no limit to the installed capacity.
Overall Winner Award sponsored by CORNWALL & IOS LOCAL ENTERPRISE PARTNERSHIP
Award given to the company that shows the most outstanding achievement in delivering sustainable outcomes. This award will be selected from the winners of the categories above.
To apply for any of this years awards please read the Guide to Applicants and fill in the online Applicaiton Form.
The closing date for 2013 entries will be Sunday 6th October and this year's ceremony will be held on Friday 6th December at The Atlantic Hotel, Newquay.
Please download the ‘Guide to Applicants’ form below. After reading through this,you will need to prepare a brief report answering the questions related to the category for which you are applying (found on pages 4, 5 & 6 of the guidance). Please use our new online Application form to apply, you can save as you go and return to your application form as many times as you like before submitting. Please do not send any PR material, brochures or your environment policy as these will not be accepted as applications.