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Company Shop to Represent UK in European Business Awards


09/09/2016


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Company Shop has been selected to represent the UK in the 2016/17 European Business Awards, after being named a National Champion.

Company Shop to Represent UK in European Business Awards

Company Shop has been selected to represent the UK in the 2016/17 European Business Awards, after being named a National Champion. 

The category in which Company Shop are competing is The Award for Environmental & Corporate Sustainability category. Other National Champions include the likes of Typhoo Tea, FirstUtility, Willmott Dixon and Thomson Reuters, who will all go on to compete at European level. 

The European Business Awards are independent awards, which work to recognise and promote best practice in the European business community. Company Shop was chosen to be a National Champion after the first phase of judging by an independent panel, including business leaders, academics and politicians. National Champions in all sections of the competition will now go on to compete at the next stage, which will involve videos being submitted to a public vote. Last year nearly a quarter of a million people voted on the entries. 

This award announcement comes after Company Shop was also named as one of ‘1,000 companies to inspire Britain’ by the London Stock Exchange earlier in the year and was recently recognised as a finalist in the Lloyds National Business Awards.

 

Adrian Tripp, CEO of the European Business Awards said:

“Congratulations to Company Shop who have been selected to represent their country as National Champions.

“They are central to the success of Europe’s strong business community, and have shown the core principles we look for of innovation, ethics and success.”

 

Company Shop Founder and Chairman, John Marren said:

“We are thrilled to have been selected to represent the UK in these prestigious awards. 

“Food waste is an issue that is capturing the hearts and minds of people across Europe and we are proud to be providing a solution for UK retailers, manufacturers and brands that enables them to achieve a positive social and environmental impact with food that might have otherwise become waste.

“We look forward to sharing our story more widely in the next round.”