The Sustainable City Awards 2017 are a national “green business” awards scheme administered by the City of London Corporation. They aim to recognise and reward best practice in environmental management and sustainable leadership. The awards were established in 2001 and attract applications from SMEs and charities to multi-national banks and corporations. The awards are free to enter and no charge is made for attending the awards ceremony.
Health and Wellbeing
For best practice in promoting working environments and cultures which benefit the wellbeing of workers or citizens.
Supported By: City of London Health and Wellbeing Board, The Worshipful Company of Pattenmakers and Voice 4 Change.
Mitigating the effects of activities on climate change, or adapting operations to reflect the impact of climate change. Best practice to conserve resources in buildings and businesses.
Supported By: Worshipful Company of Fan Makers, Clean City Awards Scheme, London First, Worshipful Company of Environmental Cleaners and the Worshipful Company of Chartered Surveyors.
Innovative schemes encouraging sustainable forms of travel, reducing the impact of traffic and transport on the environment or tackling air pollution.
Supported By: Campaign for Better Transport and London Cycling Campaign.
The application of technology for a smarter, more sustainable city life.
Supported By: British BIDS, Siemens and the London Chamber of Commerce.
The Farsight Award
Rewarding the best individual piece of analysis done by an investment research institution that integrates traditional financial analysis with longer-term environmental, social & governance issues.
Supported By: Aldermann Professor Michael Mainelli, Z/Yen, and Long Finance.
Sir Peter Parker Award
In 1975, Sir Peter Parker founded The Business Commitment to the Environment, Environmental Leadership Awards scheme. Until their recent merger with the Sustainable City Awards, the BCE awards were the longest running environmental award scheme in the UK.