iiE Awards 2020
Don’t miss booking your place at the Investors in the Environment (iiE) Awards 2020! This year’s gala event will be bigger and better than ever before, with businesses invited from across the whole of the UK to celebrate organisations’ sustainability achievements.
This year marks the 10th anniversary of the Awards, and the event will be held on Thursday 17th September to highlight global climate action.
iiE members and non-member businesses are invited to join together in a celebration of eco achievements at this year’s event and to look ahead at what further action can be taken to combat climate change.
The event will be held at Peterborough’s Great Northern Hotel (Station Approach, Peterborough PE1 1QL – next to the city’s Train Station and Bus Station, and with parking available) on 17th September 2020, from 6.30pm.
Join in the conversation online with #iiEAwards.
Calling all iiE members! Nominate your organisation for this year’s special awards
|Name of award||Winner could demonstrate:||Category sponsor|
|1. Best Carbon Reduction||Absolute carbon reduction relative to other iiE members or averages for their sector (see comparemyfootprint.com). Significant progress on halving their carbon emissions since their baseline year, in alignment with national net-zero emissions. Key carbon reductions in Scope 1 & 2 accounting, which will include direct and indirect carbon emissions from energy, transport, and other significant greenhouse gases. Scope 3, or embedding carbon reductions, will further boost scoring in this area.||If you are interested in sponsoring this category, please email [email protected]|
|2. Best Water Reduction||Best reduction of water against their baseline year with clear evidence of continual improvement each year. Progress through investment in water saving technology and behaviour change campaigns to support reducing wasted drinking water. Example technologies could include use of water saving toilets, fixtures, rainwater harvesting, or other innovations.||If you are interested in sponsoring this category, please email [email protected]|
|3. Best Waste Reduction||Best reduction of waste overall, including waste sent to landfill or energy recovery OR most innovative or impactful action on plastics reduction, reuse, recycling. Use of Circular Economy principles.||If you are interested in sponsoring this category, please email [email protected]|
|4. Sustainable Transport Champion||What actions were taken OR what investments or innovations they made AND how they measured this.||If you are interested in sponsoring this category, please email [email protected]|
|5. Natural Environment Champion||Action or projects they have undertaken (examples include trees/wildflower meadows they have planted) and how they measured their impact. This award will recognise a business for how they have contributed to enhancing or protecting the natural environment, including support for biodiversity and conservation.|
|6. Biggest Social Impact||Projects undertaken , scale of impact (eg one-off projects or long-term engagement or activity), and feedback from beneficiaries. This award will recognise a business for how they have contributed to their local community through volunteering, financial support, or contribution to human wellbeing.|
|7. Sustainability Influencer (Business and individual)||List of organisations they worked with, projects they undertook (eg worked with catering, worked with trade associations), feedback from those with whom they affected change, and the environmental campaigns they have run. Will need to show how they have changed behaviours of other people or organisations to inspire change beyond their direct business activities.|
|8. Overall Outstanding Achiever||Normalised reductions achieved on energy, water, and three others; money saved; investments made and the process followed. |
The organisation will demonstrate their resource efficiency across all measured resources against an appropriate metric. For example, reduced energy use per patient/staff member/product produced, reduced waste per patient/staff member, and so on. This Award may only be gained by a Green-accredited member, measuring at least six resources.