ACCA Announces Shortlist for Sustainability Awards

by | Sep 1, 2008

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award.jpgThe Association of Chartered Certified Accountants announced the shortlist for its annual UK Sustainability Reporting Awards, AccountancyAge reports.

The 17th annual sustainability award has been broadened to include 20 countries worldwide. The panel includes judges from Acona, KPMG Europe LLG, professors from Nottingham Business School and the director of CorporateRegister.com.

The winners will be revealed at a ceremony on 3 Dec. at the British Library in London.

The shortlist of large corporations:

Anglo American – provides financing services to the mining industry
British American Tobacco
BHP Billiton – Resources company including aluminum, diamonds, oil & gas
BP – Oil and gas exploration
British Telecom – telecommunications
Camelot – Operator of the national lottery
GSK – GlaxoSmithKline, pharmaceuticals company
Shell – Oil and gas exploration
The Co-operative Group – Mutual retailer
Unilever – Food, drink and goods manufacturer
Vodafone – Mobile communications company
Xstrata – Mining company
Small and Medium Sized Enterprise (SMEs)
REAP – Sustainable development charity
Traidcraft – Fair traders

See stories on past winners here.

Edie.net’s award for environmental excellence also announced the shortlist for the five categories: Carbon Reduction, Green Corporate Initiatives, Sustainable Construction,Waste & Recycling, and Water & Wastewater. Some of the companies listed include Mitsubishi, Siemens Transportation Systems, and Coca Cola.

The panel of judges include chairman of the Environment Agency, CEO of Waste Resources Action Plan, Director of the Building Research Executive and head of applied sciences at Cranfield University, to name a few.

The awards will be presented at London’s Natural History Museum on November 13.

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