Entries for 2021 are now open


  • Deadline for nominations is midnight 31st October 2021.
  • Must be a company based in Cornwall or Isles of Scilly.
  • Open to businesses, community organisations, schools, social enterprises and charities.
  • An organisation can only apply or be nominated for one category.

If you have any further questions about the form below, please see our Frequently Asked Questions page.

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  • Nominator Details (if nominating an organisation)

    Question 1 of 15
  • 1. Name of nominator and contact details

  • Nominee / Applicant Details

    Question 2 of 15
  • 2. Name and contact details of organisation being nominated / applying

  • Question 3 of 15
  • 3. Tell us in no more than 100 words what the organisation does?

  • Question 4 of 15
  • 4. How long has the organisation been established?

  • Question 5 of 15
  • 5. Would you class the organisation as:

  • Question 6 of 15
  • What type of organisation is it? e.g. regular, sole trader, charity, Community Interest Company, school etc.

  • Categories

    Question 7 of 15
  • 7. Which category are you nominating / applying the organisation for?

  • Growing greener – sustainable food and farming

    Entrants for this category will be able to demonstrate an approach to food production and land management that has an holistic approach to being sustainable both in environmental and economic terms. Entrants for this category will have demonstrated one or more of the following:

    • Prioritising nature recovery as part of land management and is working to increase biodiversity and wildlife habitat to strengthen Cornwall’s nature network
    • Working to reduce carbon footprint with a clear action plan
    • Focusing on protection of natural resources – soil health, clean air, clean water, landscape
    • Developing a sustainable approach to future resource use, and reducing reliance on external inputs – including water, chemicals, organic matter, animal feed & medication
    • Looking at supply chain sustainability with a priority of people and local community – local food networks & markets, engagement, education, access & training, circular economy in use of materials, working with community groups to share resources.

  • Circular economy

    Entrants for this category will have demonstrated one or more of the following:

    • Circular product design and innovation
    • Repair, re-manufacturing, re-purposing or re-use of products
    • Innovative business management models
    • Efficient supply chain and/or cross-sector collaboration
    • The re-use of material waste, heat or energy

  • Environmental Growth

    Entrants for this category will have demonstrated one or more of the following:

    • Creation or restoration to wildlife habitat- e.g. orchards, ponds, wildflower meadows/verges, native hedges, street trees or woodlands
    • Environmental improvements to buildings or ground- e.g. installation of bee bricks, bug hotels, swift boxes, nest boxes, tree planting etc
    • Coastal and marine projects- e.g. no anchor zones, initiatives to reduce single use plastics
    • Schemes to reduce invasive species, litter, noise or light pollution in the environment, including coastal areas and on the water
    • Initiatives to help people connect with their environment, encouraging them to grow nature and increase public understanding and enjoyment of wildlife- e.g. Forest schools, ecotourism, training programmes
    • New environmental products and services

  • Carbon Neutral

    Entrants for this category will have demonstrated one or more of the following:

    • Reducing carbon emissions from households, businesses or organisations
    • Promoting sustainable choices and behaviour change Reducing emissions from transportation including people and goods
    • Creating new opportunities for renewable energy
    • Supporting climate resilient communities and spaces
    • Promoting the removal of carbon from the atmosphere through nature-based solutions

  • Question 8 of 15
  • 8. Why are you entering this organistion?

  • Please tell us in no more than 800 words, why you are entering this organisation for the Cornwall Sustainability Awards 2021? What have they / you done since January 2021, that justifies their consideration for an award?

  • Evidence

    Question 9 of 15
  • 9. Please attach or provide details of any supporting evidence of relevance for your nomination e.g. data (spreadsheet / graphs), case studies, press releases, articles, social media statistics, testimonials from customers or partners

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  • Conflict of interests

    Question 10 of 15
  • 10. Please declare any potential conflict of interests with the organisation you are entering:

  • Question 11 of 15
  • 11. Are you or a member of your immediate family an officer, director, trustee, partner (general or limited), employee or regularly retained consultant of the organisation you are entering?

  • Question 12 of 15
  • 12. Do you or does any member of your immediate family have a financial interest, direct or indirect, in the organisation you are entering?

  • Question 13 of 15
  • 13. Have you or an immediate family member accepted gifts, gratuities, lodging, dining, or other entertainment that might reasonably appear to influence your entry?

  • Question 14 of 15
  • 14. Do you have any other interest or role in the organisation, where that interest or relationship might reasonably be expected to create an impression or suspicion among the public having knowledge of your entry?

  • Question 15 of 15
  • 15. Do you have the permission of the organisation you are entering to share their contact information with CSA