The Observer Ethical Awards 2013 – the winners!

observer ethical awardsHere are the winners of the 2013 Observer Ethical Awards – all well deserved!

National Campaigner of the Year: Joanna Lumley (for The Gurkha Justice campaign, and climate change campaigns)

Unsung local hero: Francis McCrikard (Myddleton Grange meadows and woodlands)

International Campaigner of the Year: Malala Yousafzai (education for women)

Travel Award: Unseen Tours

Lifetime Achievement Award: Lenny Henry (for Comic Relief)

Ecover Young Green Champions: Queen Elizabeth II High School, Isle of Man (Grow Your Own Clothes)

Well Dressed Award: Rosalind Jana

Arts & Culture Award:  Beasts of the Southern Wild

Business Initiative Award: Virgin Atlantic with Lanzatech (alternative sustainable aviation fuels)

Products and services Award: Colalife

Retailer Award: Riverford

Big Idea Award: Loowatt (real energy from waste – toilet waste!)

The Judges Panel included James Wong (botanist and BBC Science presenter), Lily Cole (model and campaigner), Alice Wilby (stylist and editor of Eco Age), Lucy Siegle (Observer columnist), TV presenter Ben Fogle, Julie’s Bicycle CEO Alison Tickell, musician and campaigner Tim Burgess and poet and novelist Ben Okri.

 

 

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s