The 10 judges for this year’s Awards have chosen the select few winners and all will be revealed on Friday 30th September 2016 at the Hilton Waldorf Awards Ceremony
Ethical Corporation, London (August 16th, 2016)
After a long and meditated procedure, the shortlist has now been cut down to just winners and highly commended from 16 categories. It has been a very hard process for all of the judges to decide the Winners as all nominees have performed exceptionally well over the past 12 months.
The judges included:
Lucy Carver, Director of The Bigger Picture, Sky
Terry Slavin, Editor, Ethical Corporation
Christine Diamente, Head of Brand Strategy, Nokia
Oliver Balch, Journalist, The Guardian
Gavin Milligan, Group Sustainability Director, William Jackson Food Group
Ioannis Ioannou, Associate Professor, Strategy and Entrepreneurship, London Business School
Barbara Crowther, Director of Policy and Public Affairs, Fairtrade
Aris Vrettos, Programme Director, University of Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership
Giles Constantine, Head of Reports and Research, Ethical Corporation
Dominique Gangneux, VP, Markets Transformation, Rainforest Alliance
Head of Brand Strategy at Nokia Christine Diamente shared her views on this year’s quality of entrants: ‘Every year Ethical Corp receives high quality submissions for all of its categories. This year however, judges were very impressed with the excellence to choose from in categories such as sustainability communications and sustainability reporting. There is more work to be done by the industry however in areas such as business to business partnerships and employee engagement. It has been a real honour to preside such an outstanding panel of judges and submissions. Congratulations to all—this is proof of the importance sustainability is playing in mainstream business, organizations and communities worldwide.”
Echoing Christine, Lucy Carver, Director of the Bigger Picture from Sky commented on: “It was an honour to judge this year’s Ethical Corp awards, and I was both inspired and excited by the quality of the submissions, reflecting the groundswell of great work going on in sustainability, globally. The depth of the discussion amongst the judges reflected that there were very many quality submissions which is wonderful to see. Thank you to all those companies who put themselves forwards – we look forward to seeing how your brilliant journeys continue””.
The judges would like to thank all entrants and participants and express their support in their challenging journey.
The Winners of the Awards will be announced on Friday 30th September at the Hilton Waldorf Awards Ceremony. There are a limited number of places still available for the night dinner and celebration.
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