Cornwall Sustainability Awards 2012 shortlist

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By mpad_mark | Monday, November 12, 2012, 13:25

The shortlist for the Cornwall Sustainability Awards tenth anniversary has been announced.

Businesses and individuals from across the county have been selected in the competition's categories: Best Managed Company (small, medium and large), Low Carbon Business, Products, Services, Resource Management, Best Individual, Sustainable Construction (new build and retro-fit) and for the first time, the Green Shoots New Business award.

The winners will be announced at an awards ceremony taking place on Friday, December 7 at the Green Lawns Hotel, Falmouth.

Awards co-ordinator, Gitty Ankers MBE, from the Environment Agency, said: "The aim of Cornwall Sustainability Awards is to encourage, reward and gain recognition for some of the excellent work businesses in Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly are doing to improve their sustainability.

"We had many excellent applications this year and the initial shortlisting process gets harder every year and we're happy we can hand over the hard work to the judges to select the overall winners."

The judging team comprised of Matt Coleman from Health, Safety and Environmental Solutions; Mark Summers, head of environmental services for Cornwall NHS Trusts; Chris Pomfret, chair of the Cornwall Local Enterprise Partnership; Caroline Digby, the Eden Project; Daphne Skinnard, assistant managing editor at BBC Radio Cornwall; and Gitty Ankers MBE, senior environment officer for the Environment Agency.

The team was also joined by Jon Hyatt from Hendra Holiday Park, which was named Overall Winner at the 2011 awards.

Awards co-ordinator, Veryan Jones from Cornwall Council, said: "Over the years there have been some intense debates between judges in every category. 

"As a result of this analysis the judges appear to have got it right as all the winners have proven to be outstanding, and many have gone on to win national and international awards.

"The great thing about these awards is that the businesses in Cornwall, who all take a lot of effort to enter, are rightly proud at being short listed, or winning."

For more information on the Awards please contact Veryan Jones on 01872 224346, Gitty Ankers 01208 265060 or visit

Cornwall Sustainability Awards 2012 Shortlist

Best Managed Small

Nature Workshops

St Eval Candles

Topan Fencing

Best Managed Medium

Community Energy Plus

Enact Energy Renewables

South West Lakes Trust

Trenython Manor Hotel

Ward Williams Associates

Best Managed Large

PALL Newquay


Watergate Bay Hotel

Green Shoots New Business

Clear Mapping Company

Fish & Forage

Natural Home

Useeka Travel

Low Carbon

No businesses were shortlisted



Clayworks Ltd

Cusgarne Organic Farm

Go Jute Ltd



Capture Energy Ltd

Community Power Cornwall

Fal River Cornwall

Fish & Forage

Nature Workshops

St Agnes Boating

Useeka Travel

Resource Management

Kelly's of Cornwall

Trewithen Diaries

South West Water

Best Individual

Hayden Clark – Kelly's of Cornwall

Mark England – Coastline Housing

Nathan Billings – Capture Energy

Nicola Davies – Capture Energy

Nick Waddington – Trenython Manor

Stephen Frankel - WREN

Sustainable Construction – New build

Arco 2 – Budehaven Nursery

Arco 2 – Little Tregullas

Arco 2 – The Old Band Room

Cornwall Air Ambulance Trust

Innes Architects

Sustainable Construction – Retro-fit

Coastline Housing

County Arms

PR Cornwall



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