This year the Blue Patch Sustainable Business Awards consisted of 8 categories open for application to businesses from the UK and Ireland.
The awards celebrate the achievements of small businesses, social enterprises and not-for-profits working in the fields of sustainability, social and environmental impact and the circular economy.
Without further ado, here are the winners of the 2020 Blue Patch Sustainable Business Awards!
New Business Award
For new businesses creating products or providing services (under 2 years old)
New Heritage Award
For young businesses using traditional production methods and techniques (under 10 years old)
Winner: Peter Lanyon Furniture
Social Impact Award sponsored by Reliance Bank.
For socially minded businesses aiming to make a difference to their local communities and the environment
Winner: NEMI Teas
Sustainable Innovation Award
For businesses with a cutting edge idea that will save energy, reduce carbon, encourage a circular economy and protect the planet.
Female Business Leader Award
For businesses headed by women who are achieving greatness, or with a woman leader making significant contributions to a business.
Winner: Sustainable chef Chantelle Nicholson
Circular Economy Award
For businesses that use circular economy principles and methods in their products or services, providing solutions that tackle some of the major waste issues facing the planet.
Winner: UpCircle Beauty
Global Impact Award: Sponsored by EQ Investors.
For businesses based in Britain and Ireland that are working with international communities, creating ethical partnerships and with good supply chain management.
Winner: Divine Chocolate
People’s Prize Award
For businesses based in Britain and Ireland, that may manufacture either in the UK & Ireland or abroad
Winner: Revive Innovations
First Runner Up: Titanic Denim
Second Runner Up: Materialise Interiors
Congratulations to all the winners as well as the finalists for each of our awards.
Thank you to everyone who entered – there were some wonderful and talented businesses in the running for each category and making decisions was not easy.