2017 Footprint Awards Shortlist of Sustainability Elite Announced

The shortlist for Footprint Awards is announced, revealing the foodservice and hospitality sector’s leading responsible business initiatives.

Footprint Awards remains the only initiative to honour the achievements of companies in the area of sustainability and responsible business practice in the out of home sector and its supply chain. These awards are open to organisations at every stage in the food supply chain from growers, producers, manufacturers and distributors, through to all hospitality and foodservice operators in both public and private sectors, their suppliers and other stakeholders such as NGOs and specialist support services.

Organised by Footprint, and judged by senior industry specialists, the Footprint Awards have become synonymous with best practice and dedication to sustainability. Now into its 7th year, the Awards have seen yet another record number of entries evidencing the increased importance placed on sustainability within the corporate policy mix.

The shortlists for the award categories open to nominations in alphabetical order are:

Sustainable Use of Natural Resources Award

Nestlé Professional

Waterscan Ltd

Youngs Foodservice

Innovations in Packaging Award

Coca-Cola European Partners and Kinneir Dufort

National Trust

Novamont

Smith Anderson

Waste Prevention & Waste Management Award

Bunzl Catering Supplies

Compass Group UK & Ireland

Vacherin

WRAP

Environmentally Efficient Logistics Award

Innocent Drinks

Kuehne+Nagel

RSPCA Assured Award for commitment to Animal Welfare

McDonald’s Restaurants

The Restaurant Group

Sodexo UK & Ireland

The UK Food Hall

WSH

Sustainable Supplier Award

Carroll's Heritage Potatoes

CLEAN

Nestlé Professional

Energy Efficiency Award

Adande Refrigeration

Hoshizaki UK Ltd

Winterhalter

Sustainable Catering Equipment Manufacturer Award

Adande Refrigeration

Winterhalter

Wrap Film Systems

Economic Sustainability Award

Adnams

Food Cardiff (in partnership with City of Cardiff Council, Cardiff and Vale University Health Board, Public Health Wales and Sport Cardiff)

Prestige Purchasing with CGA Strategy

Stakeholder Engagement Award

Bartlett Mitchell

Bidfood

McDonald’s UK

Veris Strategies with Canary Wharf Management

Social Impact & Diversity Award

Brakes

The Clink Charity

Food Cardiff (in partnership with City of Cardiff Council, Cardiff and Vale University Health Board, Public Health Wales and Sport Cardiff)

Harbour & Jones

Sustainability in Education Award

University of Brighton

The Clink Charity

Food Cardiff (in partnership with City of Cardiff Council, Cardiff and Vale University Health Board, Public Health Wales and Sport Cardiff)

Sodexo UK & Ireland

The Special Achievement Award

David Clark – Red Tractor

Charles Clover – Blue Marine Foundation

George Eustice – Minister of State in the recently dissolved Parliament for Agriculture, Fisheries & Food

*More than 3 companies represented in any category of the shortlist indicates where scores are tied

The Footprint Awards Dinner will take place 25th May at Royal Institute of British Architects, 66 Portland Place W1B 1NT. Book tickets HERE 

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