Business Performance Categories

These awards recognise brands and retailers committed to sustainability and using packaging to reduce their impact on the environment.

*Projects should relate to the period under review, January 2022 - November 2023.
Entries deadline extended Friday 8 March 2024 and must be from the UK.

The winning entry needs to demonstrate:

- How packaging is a pillar of hitting sustainable targets and how those shape every aspect of the business

- Progress made towards those targets demonstrated through robust data

- A clear understanding of the current legislative landscape

- How environmental strategy is clearly communicated internally and how individuals are empowered or incentivized to work towards a common goal

- Data on how the business’ environmental targets are progressing and progress on a year-by-year basis

- An understanding of packaging’s positive impact on the environment and its protection of products.

Environmental Champion Award

We’re looking for individuals who champion sustainability, whether that’s within their organisation or outside. They need to be influencers, educating the benefits of packaging and keeping a keen eye on the latest set of government guidelines or looming legislation. Businesses and organisations can nominate a candidate (s) or individuals can nominate themselves.

This category is open to individuals working across the entire packaging supply chain including retailers, brand owners, manufacturers, designers, material suppliers and waste management companies.

£ 250.00 +VAT (20%)

Sustainable Brand of the Year

The Sustainable Brand of the Year recognises a brand who is committed to sustainability and using packaging to reduce their impact on the environment.

£ 250.00 +VAT (20%)

Sustainable Development Team of the Year

This award is designed to celebrate a packaging development team that has demonstrated excellence in developing sustainable projects and strategies.

This category is open exclusively to packaging development teams at brands and retailers.

£ 250.00 +VAT (20%)

Sustainable Innovation of the Year

This award is open exclusively to packaging designers, manufacturers and converters – it’s not open to in-house departments in brands and retailers.

We are looking for the business that has come up with packaging projects that have moved the dial and have been launched onto the market during the period under consideration.

£ 250.00 +VAT (20%)

Sustainable Retailer of the Year

This award will reward a retailer committed to sustainability and using packaging to reduce their impact on the environment.

£ 250.00 +VAT (20%)