Best Business For Environmental Sustainability

Sponsor: Butterworth Laboratories Ltd

Founded in 1974 by Owner Doris Butterworth Butterworth Laboratories comprises 2 sites providing analytical chemistry services to the global pharmaceutical industry. Employing state of the art technologies and highly qualified scientists the business supports the R and D of new therapeutics ensuring the quality and safety of medicines and medical devices manufactured and sold around the world.The team is passionate about improving the quality of people’s lives and very proud to have contributed to the borough’s hub of scientific excellence for over 40 years. As a previous winner of these great Awards and a successful SME, the board recognises the importance of supporting local business and is therefore proud to be sponsoring the Best Environmental Sustainability Award, a critical area for all businesses today.

Richmond Chamber of Commerce

Entry Guidelines:

To enter you need to be a business or organisation in Richmond upon Thames or do significant work in the borough. When completing the entry forms please use metrics for example proportion of turnover, %, numbers in your evidence – this will assist in the judging. All sizes of businesses and organisations are invited to enter and all will be judged according to their size. If you do not have all the answers you could still win – our independent judges will judge you fairly. The number of characters allowed per question indicates the maximum – by no means do you have to use all of these to answer the questions fully. Please attach any additional evidence such as press releases or testimonials or confidential business balance sheets to support your entry. Prior to entering this Award, please pay the entry fee using the PAY ENTRY FEE button below. This entitles your business to enter an Award and 2 to attend The Awards Ball, so that you can pick up your Award should you win. Before paying the fee we invite you to join the Chamber of Commerce to access the subsidised Awards Entry Fee, as well as plugging into the business network, advertising packages, free mentoring, events and more. We can also add these 2 seats to a table for 10 should you be sponsoring another Award or wish to purchase a table. If you have any questions about entering any of the categories, the process or anything else please contact us at email@richmondchamberofcommerce.co.uk and the team will be delighted to assist you.

Entry Form for Category: Best Business for Environmental Sustainability

This Environmental and Sustainability Award is open to businesses of all sizes and types from micros to corporates commercially active in the Borough of Richmond upon Thames. Please use hyperlinks to substantiate all facts given and the questions enable directors to share all aspects of the positive sustainable impact on your business, supply chain and communities across the Borough and beyond as many businesses have global links.

Your Name

Your Job Title

Your Email

Your Phone Number (mobile and/or landline)

Name of business or organisation

Please indicate your business sector, type of activity, approximate turnover & no. of employees

1. Is your business either based or does it trade significantly within The Borough of Richmond upon Thames?

2. What is your business’ invention, technology application, green tech, product, service, sustainability process or describe how your people have engaged with environmental CSR to make that difference to your environment? Use bullets with facts, figures or http links to substantiate any facts stated throughout this entry.

3. Describe in detail the invention, product, service, process, best sustainability practice or CSR environmental engagement.

4. What results were achieved - please bullet these as headlines with cause and effect

5. Show in more detail how the results of your green action impact on: wider supply chain such as suppliers and customers; ; sustainability such increased use of ‘green tech’ or recycling; products and services; stakeholders - communities, employees, behaviours; and directly on the environment - ie reduced use of plastic products, increased recycling, use of green tech and resources, sustainable behaviours across stakeholders incl communities and business, sustainable processes. Also reduced use of planet’s resources, carbon fuels and so on...

6. Have you won any Awards or recognition for environmental sustainability and for what achievements; Include hyperlinks here

7. Do you have an environmental sustainability strategy and how does it relate to your business strategy?

8. Show with hyperlinks how you, your leaders and people display their green thinking and credentials; chair, CEO, board, senior management team and people relate to environmental sustainability, green initiatives in the business and life beyond...

9. Who will collect the Award at the awards ceremony should you win?

10. Please describe how your business responded to Covid: any innovation or diversification to reach new sectors or customers; health and safety measures applied to keep everyone safe; how directors maintained and enhanced communications during lockdown; and any other improvements made as a direct result of the pandemic.

Please upload your company logo (high res and low res versions please) and any other documents relevant to your entry here (max. 5Mb)