In this post, we welcome Gillian Bruce, VIBES chair, who tells us more about the Vision in Business for the Environment of Scotland Awards and how green Scottish companies can get involved.
The race is on to find the country’s most environmentally-aware businesses as the Vision in Business for the Environment of Scotland Awards (VIBES) opens for the fourteenth year.
VIBES is Scotland’s leading Government-backed environmental awards scheme. It aims to recognise businesses that have improved environmental performance and its bottom line through incorporating best practice into the management of their operations; or through the production or supply of environmental products and services.
For more than a decade, the free-to-enter awards have produced winners from across Scotland, drawn from a range of sectors including: manufacturing; food and drink; transport; oil and gas; environmental services and leisure.
The aim of VIBES is to recognise businesses operating in Scotland that are trying to help make the country more environmentally aware and that are working towards Scotland’s 2020 carbon reduction targets.
There will be a total of ten awards this year, including two new categories: the Hydro Nation Award and the Circular Economy Award. Details of the award categories can be found at: www.vibes.org.uk/categories
The deadline for this year’s entries is Friday, 5 July at 5pm.
VIBES is a strategic partnership between Energy Saving Trust, Green Business Partnership, Highlands and Islands Enterprise, Scottish Enterprise, Scottish Environment Protection Agency, Scottish Government, Scottish Water and Zero Waste Scotland.
For more information or to obtain an application form for the VIBES Awards visit www.vibes.org.uk
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