The 2014 application forms and guidance notes will be available shortly. Please email vibes@sepa.org.uk if you have any queries.

Management Award

Management Award

This award recognises businesses whose management systems deliver continuous improvement in environmental performance.
Split into two categories:
Management Large (250+ emlpoyees)
Management SME (< 250 employees)

Who should enter?

Businesses taking a holistic approach to environmental improvement. This could include resource efficiency or staff and supply chain engagement.

Environmental Product Service-Award

Environmental Product or Service Award

For businesses that have developed (or are developing) a technology, product or service that brings environmental and business benefits.

Who should enter?

Entrants will be able to demonstrate the positive environmental and economic impact of their technology, product or service.

Transport Award

Transport Award

This category rewards businesses that have achieved a significant reduction in their environmental impact through sustainable transport initiatives.

Who should enter?

Businesses that have reduced their environmental impact by the integration of transport initiatives. This could include all types of business that use transport in their operations.

Co-operation Award

Co-operation Award

For businesses working in partnership with another organisation or organisations in the public, private or voluntary sector for environmental and financial gain.

Who should enter?

Businesses who have approached environmental improvement and sustainable development by working in partnership with another organisation. This could be across the whole of the organisation or focussed specifically on one activity.

Hydro-Nation-Award

Hydro Nation Award

Recognises businesses who have proven expertise in maximising the economic benefit of water resources in Scotland and/or internationally.

Who should enter?

This category is aimed at businesses operating in Scotland that can demonstrate how their usage, products or water services have brought environmental improvement and business benefits.

Circular Economy Award

Circular Economy Award

This award is for the business that best demonstrates a closed loop approach (cradle to cradle) to material use.

Who should enter?

Businesses who can demonstrate the principals of circular economy including: product re-use, repair and remanufacturing, innovative business models, renewable energy and materials substitution, effective supply chain and cross-sectoral collaboration and the re-use of waste, heat and energy

Micro Business Award

Micro Business Award

An additional award for the best entry to any category from a company with less than 10 employees.

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