The Environmental Leadership Award

June 29, 2017


The winners of the Environmental Leadership Award, supported by the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs

The Lakes Free Range Eggs Co

The Lakes Free Range Eggs Co works with producers that farm disadvantaged land, but who are now able to make a living and are seeing indigenous wildlife returning to their farms. Their aim is to use tree-planting to help small family-run farms, in both enriching the environment and cutting the carbon cost for free-range egg producers everywhere.

Read about the unique work this company is doing to help organic free-range chicken farming and support farmers.

Read their story

National Grid

The global energy sector faces numerous challenges, not least the need to innovate, diversify and find new ways to service customers effectively and efficiently against a backdrop of increased awareness of the impacts of climate change and ever-evolving market needs.

Read how this company is taking a fresh new approach to attracting its future workforce.

Read their story


See what the winners have to say


"I am delighted that National Grid and Lakes Free Range Eggs Co are the 2017 winners of this award. Yet again Business in the Community's Environmental Leadership Award raised the bar on innovative approaches to building a restorative, less than two degree economy. The judges were impressed by the breadth and depth of the award entries and the competition was fierce." -   Gudrun Cartwright, Environmental Director, Business in the Community

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