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BESST Sustainable Business Awards – 2019

Now in our 5th year, we are delighted to launch the BESST Sustainable Business Awards for 2019. Our Awards Event will take place on Wednesday 13 November 2019 and our keynote speaker will be William Morris, CEO of Cafe Nero UK.

Previous winners have included Stadco, Ricoh Eco-Ninja’s, Epwin Windows, Lyreco, Love Your Rivers (Telford) and many others..  If you are interested in submitting a project to apply for an award, please get in touch by emailing telford-besst@outlook.com or download and submit the application form   Application – 2019 BESST Sustainable Awards

Business Environmental Intelligence Survey

Business Environmental Intelligence Survey Thank you to all who have participated in our survey so far to help us understand which environmental issues are affecting your businesses. This survey will remain open and we would like to encourage those of you who have not yet completed this to do so. Any contact details will remain…Continue Reading

BESST 2018 Sustainable Business Awards

BESST are delighted to launch the 2018 BESST Sustainable Business Awards which are to showcase projects that BESST members have been working on or have in progress. You may enter more than one project but will need to submit each project on a separate entry form. All entrants must be members of either BESST. For…Continue Reading

BESST Annual Review – 2017

2017 has been an incredibly busy year for BESST, both for the Steering Group and our members, as can be seen in this report.  The 2017 events program has been successful as always, and we are delighted that network members continue to support BESST and share best practice. From installing nest boxes on The Wrekin…Continue Reading

BESST Steering Group – new member

We are delighted to welcome Mark Thompson, Managing Director of Aceon Group to the Steering Group of the BESST network.  Mark Thompson is a successful entrepreneur who started his own battery manufacturing business at the early age of 20 in his father’s garden shed. He grew the business into a multi million pound company over…Continue Reading

BESST & Blue Business Awards – 2017

BESST’s Sustainable Business Awards are now open for entrants to submit their applications for the following categories: Innovation Award Sustainable Leadership Award Environmental Product / Service Award Unsung Sustainability Hero of the Year Waste Management Carbon & Energy Management Greening Your Supply Chain Natural Capital Enhancement Employee Engagement Entry forms must be submitted to telfordbesst@gmail.com…Continue Reading

Wrong Wood Waste – Wrong Place

Nicky Cunningham, deputy director for waste regulation at the Environment Agency, looks at wood waste and its correct treatment, and the role of waste producers, in an article that was first published in the July issue of the CIWM Journal. The problem? Wood is often treated with chemicals, which can include inorganic substances, such as…Continue Reading

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