Celebrating sustainability excellence, innovation and leadership across Wales
On 17 November 2016 we announced the winners of the Sustain Wales Awards in the prestigious Senedd building in Cardiff Bay.
The 2016 Awards brought together over 120 business leaders, innovators, community pioneers, educators and their teams. Providing a fantastic opportunity to connect, collaborate and celebrate the collective achievements of our Award Winners and Finalists!
Selected by our expert panel of judges and receiving over 11,300 individual votes by the public, the Awards recognise the innovative and inspirational people, projects and organisations that are leading in the field of sustainability.
Sponsored by University of Wales, Trinity Saint David
This category recognises individuals who have inspired real change and have contributed positively to the awareness of Sustainable Development in Wales.
Burry Port Community Primary School – the first Passivhaus school in Wales
Sponsored by The Open University
This category recognises the school or educational initiative that really stands out.
Sustainable FE/HE Institution
Bangor University – The Sustainability Lab bringing sustainability to life at Bangor University
Sponsored by Acuity Legal
This category recognises the educational institution that demonstrates strong evidence of impact or innovation.
Principality Stadium – Aiming high by working towards being ‘off grid’
Sponsored by Dŵr Cymru
This category recognises those who have are taking a strategic and holistic approach to sustainable practices.
Sustainable Public Service
Healthy Hillsides (Natural Resources Wales, Wildlife Trust South & West Wales, SW Fire & Rescue Service & Rhondda Cynon Taf)
Sponsored by Griffiths
This category recognises the team or project within the public service sector that have gone beyond statutory requirements.
Halen Môn / Anglesey Sea Salt – Resource Reduction and Biodiversity Enhancement
Sponsored By Melin Homes
This category recognises leading businesses and entrepreneurs who have demonstrated that adopting sustainability principles leads to business success.
Sustainable Community Group
Gwern y Domen Conservation Group
Sponsored by Principality Stadium / Wales Rugby Union
This category recognises inspirational groups and projects that have achieved positive change within their community.
Sustainable Social Enterprise
Pembrokeshire Coastal Forum
Sponsored by Interserve
This category recognises the social enterprises who are delivering positive impact through inclusive and innovative approaches.
Dŵr Cymru – Rainscape
Sponsored by Enterprise Rent-a-Car
This category recognises the innovative approaches, products, projects or services that demonstrate the creativity and cutting-edge practices that will help Wales to achieve the national Well-being
Special Recognition Award
This special award recognises an individual or organisation that has shown determination, belief and commitment over a period of time.
Size of Wales Go Green Day Awards
Sponsored by Size of Wales
This award recognises the contribution of an organisation towards raising awareness and/or funds for Go Green Day, to help protect an area of rainforest twice the size of Wales.