Princeenergy headlines the Green Awards

Princeenergy headlines the Green Awards

Princeenergy headlines the Green Awards

January 6, 2014

Princeenergy was headline sponsor of the recently staged 2013 Green Awards which were organised by The Peterborough Telegraph and The Peterborough Environment City Trust (PECT).

The Awards recognise those individuals and organisations who are at the top of their game when it comes to displaying green credentials.

Leading the awards night held at Peterborough’s Kingsgate Conference Centre was PECT chief executive, Rachel Huxley.

“We are very grateful to Princeenergy for being the Green Awards headline sponsor and look forward to working with the company in 2014.”

A total of eight award categories were recognised on the night which included:

Best Green Space Award – winner Cuckoos Hollow. The Green Youth Award – winner The Ken Stimpson Eco Team. Contribution to the Environmental Capital – winner The Wildlife Haven. Green Family Award – winner The Walters Family. Green Tourism Award –  winner Rohan Wilson. Sustainable Ford Award – winner Clarkes Restaurant.

The winner of the Best Green Volunteer/Best Green Community Award, also sponsored by Princeenergy was Ash Jarvis of Froglife

Ash started volunteering through Froglife’s Wildlife Ambassadors’ project., said her nominator Sam Taylor.

“After her initial placement She went on to regularly volunteer for another two years,” said Sam.

“She is incredibly humble about herself and all that she has given to Froglife, even though she has now volunteered with us for over 500 hours, helping with everything from running a National Science and Engineering Week event, to dressing up as a frog, to going out in all weathers to encourage volunteers, He said.

“Ash has been a true Ambassador, sharing her love for wildlife with everyone she meets.”

Rachel Huxley said after the award ceremony: “These awards recognise excellence among individual and organisations within the area when it comes to being green . We couldn’t do these things without support from local businesses like Princeenergy.”

Princeenergy’s director, Mark Asplin said: “We are delighted to be associated with these awards and many congratulations to all the award winners. Anything we can do, even in a relatively small way like this, to support and encourage local people and companies to make our environment better and greener has got to be worthwhile.”