Canterbury Climate Action Awards 2022

Canterbury Climate Action Awards 2022

To showcase excellence in low carbon and biodiversity initiatives and innovations.

This is the first of what will be an Annual Award.  The winners will be announced at a special Awards Ceremony held on Sunday, 25 September and asked to make a short presentation before a high-profile audience.  All organisations/individuals/households who have submitted entries will be invited to the ceremony.

Our Awards Ceremony will be held at the conclusion of our 2022  Canterbury Climate Action Festival, 23 September – 25 September, coinciding also with the national Great Big Green Week.  As a UNFCCC COP accredited organisation, CCAP will ensure that the award winners receive significant national and international attention.

Entries for the Awards should be from organisations/ individuals/households based or residing in Canterbury District or elsewhere in Kent.

The aims of the award are to:

  • Encourage cross sector collaboration in the fight against climate change
  • Create a knowledge share of successful initiatives
  • Support the transition to a low carbon economy
  • Increase the environmental credentials of the winners
  • Create a platform for environmental competition
  • Engage with students and youth and encourage new ideas
  • Provide important recognition for those who excel
  • Promote Corporate Social Responsibility for local businesses

The Climate Action Awards will consist of two types of awards: 

Climate Action Award (5 awards – one per category) and
Leaders in Innovation Award (5 awards – one per category)

The Five Categories

  • Business – Small & Medium-Sized Enterprises, Corporates, Agriculture
  • Education – Higher/Further
  • Education – Secondary/Primary
  • Community Action – Civil Society Organisations, Residents’ Associations, Faith Groups, Charities, Youth Groups
  • Individual Action – “Carbon Heroes” – individuals/households who have made exceptional personal contribution in the fight against climate change.

The Criteria – Climate Action Awards

  • Climate Action – must be a project that presents a reduction in carbon and/or increases biodiversity
  • Quantifiable – supply evidence of the qualitative and quantitative impact of the initiative.

The Criteria – Leaders in Innovation Awards

  • Innovative – provide detail of any innovations in the development or delivery of a carbon reducing or biodiversity solution.

To enter or nominate an entry for an award or awards, please complete the entry form which can be downloaded here and submitted by e-mail together with relevant photos of the project concerned to: climateactionawards@ccap.org.uk

Entrants can apply for both categories up to a maximum of two entries i.e. one for each category.  Entrants will need to provide a 50-word summary of their project with one photo, and this alone will be included for public viewing on the website, to highlight the good work being done.

Please note – the deadline for submission of entries  is 31st July 2022

Download the Climate Action Awards 2022 media release.

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