3 EU Finalists from the UK
3 of the UK’s Entrants to the European Business Awards for the Environment have made it through to the final 14.The 14 EU Finalists have been selected from 156 submissions, originating from 24 European Member States and candidate countries. The UK is represented in 3 out of the 5 categories that reward companies for management practices, products, processes, international business cooperation and biodiversity activities that contribute to economic and social development without detriment to the environment.
The European Business Awards for the Environment aim to recognise and reward European companies that set an example by successfully bringing together innovation, economic viability and environmental concerns.
The UK has had an award winner in every EBAE since 1994.
UK EU Finalists
Marks & Spencer – Major corporation - United Kingdom
Project Title: Marks and Spencer Plan A - Doing the Right Thing
Aquamarine Power – SME - United Kingdom
Project Title: Aquamarine Power’s Oyster wave energy technology
Business and Biodiversity
Café Direct - SME - United Kingdom
Project Title: Adaptation for Smallholders to Climate Change (AdapCC)
The other finalists come from Belgium, France, Germany, Spain, Austria, Portugal, Slovakia and Finland. The winners will be announced at a ceremony in Brussels on 24 May 2012, during Green Week, the European Commission’s annual conference on environment policy.
To read the case studies for each of the UK's EU Finalists 2012, please follow the links below:
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