The awards ceremony celebrating Wales’ burgeoning sustainability and green energy sectors is back for its second year, hosted by Cynnal Cymru and RenewableUK Cymru.
After the success of the inaugural event last year, the two
organisations confirmed that the event will be now be an annual
celebration of the excellent work being done by people and
organisations across Wales.
It will be held again at Principality Stadium, the low carbon
home of Welsh Rugby, on Thursday November 28th, 2019.
About the awards
The Sustainable Academy is an exciting new initiative, founded
by Cynnal Cymru and RenewableUK Cymru to bring together expertise
from across the sustainability and green energy sectors in
The awards, which span community, public and private sectors,
celebrate sustainability and low carbon energy excellence,
innovation and leadership across Wales.
This is especially relevant given the current backdrop of a
Wales & West Utilities has confirmed it will resume its
headline sponsorship of the event with Welsh Government and EDF
renewable also returning as category sponsors.
'Delivering the Future Generations Act from the ground
Mari Arthur, Director of Cynnal Cymru, said:
'The Awards are my favourite event each year as we celebrate the
voluntary commitments of community groups, individuals that
champion initiatives through their own passion, and organisations
that have made corporate decisions to do things better!
'Each and every finalist is delivering the Well-being of Future
Generations and Environment Acts, from the ground up.'
Rhys Jones, Head of RenewableUK Cymru, said:
'How we deal with averting climate change comes down to taking
affirmative action right here in Wales.
'The quality and level of interest we've seen in this event from
the get-go shows that individuals, communities and businesses
across Wales are mainstreaming sustainability as never before, and
in ways which deliver significant direct and indirect
'As for the venue, it's used to hosting world-leading acts so no
doubt our award winners should feel right at home!'
The nine categories are:
- Sustainability Champion
- Outstanding Renewable Energy Project
- Sustainable Space
- Sustainable Business
- Sustainable Innovation in the Public Sector
- Sustainable Community
- Innovation in Sustainable Procurement or Supply Chain
- Outstanding Social Enterprise
- Sustainable Education or Training
How you can get involved
Further information about entry criteria is on the Sustainable
Academy Awards website: www.sustainableacademy.wales,
together with details of how to enter.
Entries should be submitted by midnight on Sunday
Three entries per category will be shortlisted to be put to the
These votes will be added to the results from a panel of
independent judges to decide the winners. The judges' decision
Shortlisted entries will be informed shortly after the closing
date and winners will be announced at the awards ceremony on 29
November 2018 in the Principality Stadium.
There are still opportunities to sponsor categories and various
aspects of the event. To find out more details about what is
available, please contact Lynsey Jackson on 029 2043 1746
or email firstname.lastname@example.org