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28 September 2010

Edie gears up for 2010 Environmental Excellence Awards

Press Release
Edie gears up for 2010 Environmental Excellence Awards
28/09/2010

 
Edie.net - the environmental news and data website owned by Faversham House Group, is this month preparing for it’s eagerly anticipated 2010 Awards for Environmental Excellence. Hosted annually – this year at London’s exclusive Hurlingham Club, the awards have become a benchmark achievement for organisations involved in the creation of long-term sustainable environmental projects. Now in its seventh year the awards have grown from their original format, The Edie Consultancy Awards into their present form, which honours both environmental project and consultant alike.

 
“We are pleased that the Awards for Environmental  Excellence have yet again proved to be as successful as in previous years. We have over 30 projects shortlisted from over 250 initial entries and the standard of entry has been very high.” says new media director at Faversham House Group, Carl Myers.

 
Divided into nine categories the projects awards will recognise achievements in; Waste & Recycling, Sustainable Transport, Water & Wastewater, Renewable Energy, Local Government Initiatives, Green Retail Initiatives, Green Corporate Initiatives, Carbon Reduction and Sustainable Construction.

 
“Our consultancy awards have proved to be equally as popular with over 200 recommended agencies being nominated by our edie members.” Says Myers.

 
Taking place at one of London’s oldest private members club the awards dinner and presentations have previously been hosted by the likes of Hugh Dennis and Alistair McGowan and have attracted guests from across the environmental sector. In support of this year’s awards, edie.net are also running the Sustainability Leaders Forum.  Taking place at the Hurlingham Club on the day of the Environmental Awards the forum is an opportunity for delegates to listen to and network with, those people directly involved in a number of the shortlisted projects. Edie’s own marketing manager,

 
Andrew Thornhill explains, “This (Sustainability Leaders) Forum is an opportunity for those people directly responsible for some of the country’s most successful environmental projects a platform from which to discuss their work. It’s a valuable event for anybody planning any kind of long-term sustainability initiative. It’s also a great networking opportunity for anyone looking for strategic partnerships.”

 
The Awards for Environmental Excellence and the Consultancy Awards, take place on the evening of 4th November at the Hurlingham Club, Ranelagh Gardens, London SW6 3PR. For more information about the awards or to book a place at the evening event visit: www.edie.net/awards The Sustainability Leaders Forum takes place on the evening of 4th November at the Hurlingham Club, Ranelagh Gardens, London SW6 3PR.

 
For more information about the forum or to book a place visit: www.sustainabilityleaders.net

 
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Edie.net is a member of the Faversham House Group, 232a Addington Road, South Croydon Surrey CR2 8LE. Tel: 020 8651 7100

 
Assistant Editor, Edie.net
Luke Walsh

 
Marketing Manager, Edie.net
Andrew Thornhill