Awards
The BRITA Green Award

This category is open to any organisation, irrespective of size or industry sector.

Entries are Closed

Entry to the Oxfordshire Business Awards 2018 will open on Wednesday 6 December 2017. Entries close on Friday 9 March 2018, with all second stage application forms being completed and submitted by Friday 16 March 2018.

A successful entrant will be able to demonstrate that they have practices which promote and support the protection and/or improvement of the environment embedded within their business
 
Judges will be looking for evidence of continuing waste or emission reduction programmes, employees who embrace consideration for the environment within their daily work, and management support for sustainability initiatives within the business and the wider community. 
 
The judges are looking for evidence of:

  • Waste reduction / efficiency: identifiable reductions in business waste sent to landfill and / or increases in waste sent for recycling; increased use of recycled materials within the business; increased use of raw materials from sustainable sources. Reductions in water or energy usage for a given output.
  • Emissions reduction: progress towards zero or lower carbon emission operations. 
  • Innovation: creative ideas for implementing the above and sustainability more generally within the business without impacting on business efficiency or profitability.
  • Embedded business narrative: management and employees able to talk about how they have embraced these ideas within their work.

Previous Winners

2018
Winner
Seacourt
2017
Winner
Grundon Waste Management
Finalists
Go Green Taxis
Polythene UK