2018 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 8th 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

M&J Seafoods

Mars Foods


Innovations in Packaging Award

Cup Print


Innocent Drinks



Waste Prevention & Waste Management Award

Coca-Cola European Partners

Elior UK


Westfield in partnership with Veris Strategies


Sustainable Supplier Award

Fundamentally Sustainable Food


Mondelez International

Energy Efficiency Award

Adande Refrigeration

Hobart UK

Hoshizaki UK Ltd

Sustainable Catering Equipment Manufacturer Award

Adande Refrigeration

Hoshizaki UK Ltd

Meiko UK

Toasty Products

Economic Sustainability Award

LeanPath UK

National Trust

Waterscan and Greene King

Stakeholder Engagement Award


Bunzl Catering Supplies

Paper Cup Recovery & Recycling Group


Social Impact & Diversity Award

Mondelez International


Sodexo UK & Ireland

Sustainability in Education Award


Chartwells at Oxford Brookes University

Thomas’s Battersea

University of Brighton

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

The Footprint Awards Dinner will take place on Thursday 24th May at Royal Institute of British Architects, 66 Portland Place W1B 1NT. Book tickets HERE 

Thank you to all Footprint Awards sponsors and partners. Without this support Footprint Awards would not be possible: Nestlé Professional, Essential Cuisine, Greene King, innocent, Leanpath, London Linen, Kuehne+Nagel, Sodexo, SWR, Westminster Kingsway central London's College, Bidfood, Hoshizaki, Coca-Cola European Partners and Quorn.

Thanks also to our panel of judges: Gelf Alderson, Julie Barker, Ian Booth, Martin Caraher, Rich Clothier, Alistair Dillon, Vance Fairman-Smith, Eleanor Morris, Cyrus Todiwala OBE DL and Neil Whittall.

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