Winners! Camden & Islington Sustainability Awards 2019 Highlights

News – Wednesday, November 27th, 2019

On 21st November the Camden and Islington Sustainability Awards celebrated the achievements of businesses, community organisations and schools who are leading the way on sustainability in both boroughs.

The Camden Climate Change Alliance and Islington Sustainable Energy Partnership led the first ever cross-borough sustainability awards. Held at London Symphony Orchestra’s Jerwood Hall and attended by almost 150 people, the first of its kind cross-borough event brought together organisations from across Camden and Islington.

The event was hosted by Natasha Friend, Director of Camden Giving with a number of organisations sponsoring the event. Winners were announced across eight categories and attendees had the opportunity to listen to leading keynote speakers. The keynotes provided the context and opportunities for collaboration:

  • Markus Berensson, Senior Research Manager, C40 Cities Leadership Group
  • Alex Chapman, Consultant, New Economics Foundation
  • Alice Bell, Co-Director, Possible (formerly 10:10 Climate Action

Attendees also heard from leading businesses in each borough on the UN Sustainable Development Goals and how to take practical action in your business:

  • Peter Anderson , Partner, Troup Bywaters + Anders
  • Ben Hopkins, Associate, Bennetts Associates

Congratulations to winners in both boroughs!

Sustainability Champion (individual in a business)
Winner

  • Camden: Lauren Richards, Food and Beverage Manager, The Roundhouse
  • Islington: Zanda Pipira, Sustainability Assistant, London Metropolitan University

Highly Commended

  • Camden: Ediz Zekayi, Director, Connoisseur Dry Cleaners
  • Islington: Manager, Little Angel Theatre

Lauren Richards, Food and Beverage Manager, The Roundhouse Camden Winner

 

Excellence in Energy Efficiency and Carbon Reduction. Sponsored by Workspace
Winner

  • Camden: iRecycle
  • Islington: The Magnificent Basement Company

Highly Commended

  • Camden: University of London
  • Islington: Centre 404

iRecycle
Camden Winner

Excellence in Improving Air Quality. Sponsored by Lendlease (Camden)
Winner

  • Camden: Great Ormond Street Hospital
  • Islington: First Mile

Highly Commended

  • Camden: The Fitzrovia Partnership
  • Islington: Urban Partners

Great Ormond Street Hospital
Camden Winner

 

Resource Management and Recycling. Sponsored by Veolia (Camden)

Winner

  • Camden: The Fitzrovia Partnership
  • Islington: Business Design Centre

Highly Commended

  • Camden: The Wesley Hotel
  • Islington: Toy Project

The Fitzrovia Partnership
Camden Winner

Employee Engagement
Winner

  • Camden: Sheppard Robson
  • Islington: City, University of London

Highly Commended

  • Camden: University of London
  • Islington: Springer Nature

Sheppard Robson
Camden Winner

Leadership in Green Procurement. Sponsored by BEE Midtown
Winner

  • Camden: The Wesley Hotel
  • Islington: Janitorial Express

Highly Commended

  • Camden: Connoisseur Dry Cleaners
  • Islington: Wild Food Café

The Wesley Hotel
Camden Winner

Best Community Environmental Project. Sponsored by GLL
Winner

  • Camden: Transition Kentish Town
  • Islington: Cloudesley

 Highly Commended

  • Camden: The Conservation Volunteers
  • Islington: Newbery House Cooperative

Transition Kentish Town
Camden Winner

Best Sustainable School Initiative. Sponsored by Alara (Camden)
Winner

  • Camden: Torriano School
  • Islington: Hugh Myddelton Primary School

 Highly Commended

  • Camden: Christopher Hatton Primary School
  • Islington: Pooles Park Primary School

Torriano School
Camden Winner