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Sustainable development

The Queen's Award for Sustainable Development is awarded for commercially successful products, services and management that benefit the environment, society and the economy.

Congratulations to The James Hutton Institute on their Sustainable Development Award

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Tucked away in Scotland’s northeast, The James Hutton Institute has for a long time been something of a hidden gem. It is one of the UK’s biggest independent research centres, with more than 500 scientists and support staff, combining interdisciplinary …

Top Tips For a Successful Queen's Awards Application

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UK businesses have less than one week left to apply for The Queen’s Awards for Enterprise.   Now more than ever, is a vital time for great UK businesses to be celebrated and recognised, so The Queen’s Awards Office have …

Scotland Solar Panel Company achieve a Queen’s Award for Sustainable Development

AES Solar flying Queen's Awards flag at their office

AES Solar, which emerged out of the Findhorn Foundation eco-village in the 1970s, has been honoured with a Queen’s Award for Enterprise for its excellence in Sustainable Development.  While the North of Scotland may seem an unlikely home for a …

Everything you need to know about The Queen's Awards for Enterprise

The Queen’s Awards for Enterprise are the most prestigious awards for UK businesses and is a globally recognised royal seal of approval for UK companies.

Phoenix Health and Wellbeing are delighted to win a Queen’s Award for Enterprise in the category Sustainable Development

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Phoenix Health and Wellbeing team

I found out about the Queens Awards some years ago and have followed them each year, never thinking for one minute that the charity and social enterprise that I founded in 2013 would one day be a winner!

Women-owned SME, Ignition, celebrate their Queen's Award for Enterprise in Sustainable Development!

Ignition is an independent, women-owned SME, headquartered in Bristol and specialising in the design and production of exceptional and sustainable exhibitions, events and experiences around the world.

Demystifying The Queen's Awards for Enterprise

The Queen's Awards Have you ever thought about applying for a Queen's Awards for Enterprise, but have been unsure of whether it is for you? You may have even taken the time to sit down and start an application, but …

Shared Interest Society win Queen's Award for Enterprise!

Seal of approval for social lender in 30th year Shared Interest Society has been awarded the Queen’s seal of approval for the third time as it marks 30 years of financing a fairer world. The Newcastle-based social lender has been …

Double Queen's Awards win for Frugi!

Ethical children’s clothing brand, Frugi, wins TWO Queen’s Awards for Enterprise:  Sustainable Development and International Trade About Frugi Frugi was founded in 2004 by Kurt & Lucy Jewson after they struggled to find clothes to fit over cloth nappies. 16 …

Sustainable British Fashion Business, David Nieper, win Sustainable Development Award

David Nieper is a family run business in the heart of Derbyshire, which has been designing and making premium women’s fashion, since 1961. The company employs 300 staff and traditional dressmaking techniques to create designs that are expertly cut and …