The first ever People and Environment Achievement Awards (PEA awards), due to take place in March 2011, announce today new media partner The Evening Standard, along with new sponsors Birds Eye and Gigaset.
NOMINATIONS are still invited for the inaugural PEA Awards which will identify the country’s green heroes.
Launched to celebrate practical, engaging initiatives taking place in response to sustainability challenges, the PEA Awards are open to individuals or groups who have made a difference in the community, or shown inspiration, innovation and perseverance in their various sectors.
“We are delighted to welcome our new partner and sponsors on board, as the nominations process gathers pace,” says Evergreen Events organiser Minaxi Mistry. The nominations close on 31st December 2010.
The PEA Awards are being launched by the publishers of the quarterly publication National Geographic Green, in conjunction with Evergreen Events and are also sponsored by World Energy Research, Isklar, Kyocera and Aquados Simply.
PEA Award judges include National Geographic Green’s Editor and Chair of the judging panel, Tony Juniper along with Josephine Fairley, co-founder of Green and Blacks; Richard Hammond, founder of greentraveller.co.uk; Rebecca Hill, international marketing director of National Geographic; Leo Johnson, co-Founder of Sustainable Finance and organic entrepreneur Jo Wood.
The PEA awards will be hosted by television presenter Liz Bonnin on 2nd March 2011 at the stunning National Geographic store in London’s Regent Street.
The PEA Awards recognise excellence in 10 categories :
Arts & Music
Best Energy Saving Idea
Best Earth Saving Idea
Business Person of the Year
Campaigner of the Year
Entrepreneur of the Year
Public Sector Award
Sustainability in Sport
Nominations close on Friday, December 31.
Enter online or download a form from www.peaawards.com
Our supporters and partners include: Luscombe, Arjowiggins, Gina Conway, Book of Green, Eco Connect, daisygreenmagazine.co.uk, Ethical Junction and Eurydice PR.
Prize winners will each receive a unique prize at the Awards. The prizes include a £5,000 Lacroix watch, £5k holiday, Bonterra Ethical wine cases, organic food hampers and a Gina Conway luxury treatment package.