Winners of the delayed 2020 Footprint Awards announced

The cream of the foodservice and hospitality supply chain gathered tonight to hail the winners of the delayed 2020 Footprint Awards for excellence in sustainable business practice. Over 1,200 people joined the event.

The Winners & Runners Up:

The Special Achievement Award Sponsored by Nestlé Professional

Winner: Kate Nicholls, Chief Executive, UKHospitality

Waste Management and Reduction Award Sponsored by Ramco

Winner: 918 Coffee
Runner Up: Winnow in association with ISS

Innovations in Packaging Award Sponsored by Sodexo UK & Ireland

Winner: Klöckner Pentaplast
Runner Up: Panda Packaging

Sustainable Supplier Award Sponsored by Meiko UK

Winner: Brakes
Runner Up: Klöckner Pentaplast

Sustainable Use of Natural Resources Award

Winner: Quorn

Environmentally Efficient Logistics Award Sponsored by Fowler Welch

Winner: Collectiv Food
Runner Up: Avicola Coliumo

Energy Efficiency Award Sponsored by CH&Co

Winner: Synergy Grill Technology
Runner Up: Hoshizaki

Sustainable Catering Equipment Manufacturer Award Sponsored by Winnow

Winner: Meiko
Runner Up: Mechline Developments

Sustainability in Education Award sponsored by Quorn

Winner: Chartwells at Brunel University, London

Runner Up: Aramark at University of Westminster

Social Impact and Diversity Award Sponsored by Essential Cuisine

Winner: Foodbuy
Runner Up: Adnams

Stakeholder Engagement Award Sponsored by Nestlé Professional

Winner: WRAP
Runner Up: Klöckner Pentaplast

Since its inception in 2011, Footprint Awards has been the barometer for sustainability and responsible business practice in the foodservice sector and has seen the level of performance in this area change beyond recognition.

Today, these two pillars are accepted as clear business principals in organisations up and down the supply chain, but the goal posts move constantly. What 9 years ago was regarded as foresighted innovation is today regarded as the bare minimum and it is no surprise that it is the most successful businesses that have embraced the concept, changed behavior, and are now leading the way towards a more sustainable and responsible industry.

The issues remain the same - finite resources, diminishing in the face of an expanding population. Food and water security, energy and climate are just some of the concerns amongst sustainability’s many environmental, social and economic facets; each one with an eye to the future at its heart.

Footprint Awards represents the annual celebration of the work that organisations in the foodservice industry are doing to in some way redress the balance for the benefit of themselves, their community and the industry at large. It is a celebration of initiative and innovation, of commercial imagination and endeavour.

Thanks to all Footprint Awards sponsors and partners. Without this support Footprint Awards would not be possible.

Thanks also to our panel of judges: Julie Barker, Mike Hanson, Stewart Maranello, Dean Pearce, Glenn Roberts, Justin Turquet.

If you missed the live show, catch up HERE

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