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Winners of the People and Environment Achievement Awards 2011

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Posted by Tom Watts at 12:27 on Thursday 03 March 2011


Greentraveller would like to congratulate all the winners of the fabulous People and Environment Achievement Awards 2011, in association with The Co-operative.

The well-attended inaugural awards took place last night at the National Geographic store on London's Regent Street, and honoured individuals who have demonstrated the importance of sustainability - celebrating everything from raising awareness and travelling responsibly to designing innovative green products and developing environmental campaigns.

Judges included environmental campaigner, writer and independent sustainability advisor Tony Juniper, co founder of Green and Blacks Josephine Fairley, as well as Greentraveller's Founder and Chief Executive Richard Hammond.

The winners in each category were:

> Sustainability in Sport: Simon Taylor, Head of CSR, Chelsea Football Club

> Responsible Travel: Debra Patterson, Green Team Chairman, The Savoy

> Arts and Music: Andy Hope, Director, Croissant Neuf Summer Party

> Public Sector Award: Steve McGuirk, Chief Executive & County Fire Office, Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue

> Entrepreneur of the Year: Craig Sams, Chief Executive Officer, Carbon Gold

> Community Award: Azul-Valerie Thome, Director, FOOD from the SKY

> Campaigner of the Year: Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall, Campaigner, Landshare

> Business Person of the Year: Dale Vince OBE, Founder and Managing Director, Ecotricity

> Best Earth-Saving Idea: Gerry Hinton, Chief Executive Officer, Aquados

> Best Energy-Saving Idea: Dr Neil Jennings, National Campaign Coordinator, Student Switch Off

For further information on all the categories and their winners, visit: www.peaawards.co.uk

Debra Patterson, Green Team Chairman, The Savoy (second from right), with TV presenter Liz Bonnin (left), Richard Hammond, chief executive and founder of greentraveller.co.uk, and Gill Barr, Director of Marketing at The Co-operativeDebra Patterson, Green Team Chairman, The Savoy (second from right), with TV presenter Liz Bonnin (left), Richard Hammond, chief executive and founder of greentraveller.co.uk, and Gill Barr, Director of Marketing at The Co-operative

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