How to enter
There are 10 categories to choose from and you can enter a maximum of three categories per business.
Please read through the category descriptions below, select the category you wish to enter from the list, then click ENTER NOW . You'll need to register and set up your account the first time you do this.
Registering your account
When registering, you will receive an email which will have a click-through link and a validation code to validate your account. You will need to complete this step before you can start your nomination. If you do not receive the validation email please email firstname.lastname@example.org .
Completing your entry
You can save draft entries and return to edit them as often as you wish before submitting. All you need to do is click on the YOUR ACCOUNT tab on the menu banner and this will take you through to your dashboard where you will find all your draft entries and submitted entries.
When you have finished writing your entry and you are ready to submit, you'll need to agree to the terms and conditions then click the COMPLETE button at the bottom of the page. If your entry is still in draft, you will need to click MOVE TO BASKET at the top of the entry before you can click the COMPLETE button.
If you forget your password, please use the reset password link on the login page.
IMPORTANT INFO - PLEASE READ:
- Maximum word counts are shown below the entry box for each question.
- A business can be submitted into a maximum of three categories however please tailor your entry according to the category in order to meet judges requirements.
- Sponsoring companies are not permitted to enter the category they are sponsoring.
- Entries can be submitted by the business directly or by a third party (agent, client etc).
- Successful nominations will be notified following the judging session in May.
This award recognises businesses that go above and beyond, demonstrating how they operate responsibly towards the environment, community, employees and stakeholders. Judges will be looking for evidence of projects and initiatives introduced. If your business helps to make a positive impact on the environment and the lives of others let us know!
Carbon Champion Award
This award recognises businesses who reduce energy and emissions by adapting the way they operate, lowering their carbon footprint.
Tell us how you have helped to lower your carbon footprint and the initiatives introduced to achieve this.
Community Impact Award
This award recognises local communities working together. We want to hear about positive neighbourhood improvement projects, communities making the best use of green space, neighbours working together to make their neighbourhoods a safer and healthier place to live. Tell us about your community projects and how you have helped to connect with your environment to make something positive happen where you live.
This award recognises an individual or a group who deserves recognition for their environmental work. They may be an unsung community hero, a business person, maybe a group of special volunteers. Whatever their background or age, if you know someone that is a true inspiration to others tell us about them.
Environmental Youth Award
This award is for a team or an individual young person aged 18 or under. We want to hear about budding Young environmentalists from across Merseyside who are getting involved in green projects or helping to encourage a healthy lifestyle. We encourage nominations for young people who inspire and raise awareness for environmental action through activities and clubs in their communities as volunteers.
Green Business of the Year
This award is for businesses established for more than two years.If your business that has the environment or well-being at the centre of its operations then we want to hear from you! Judges will be looking for evidence of innovation, investment in new technologies as well as excellent staff engagement and the impact of the business within the community and environment.
Healthy Living Award
This award recognises projects that take notice of the environment and use it to improve the health and well-being of the people in our community. Perhaps your project has encouraged healthy eating or maybe introduced sport and exercise to others. Tell us about the work you are doing to encourage a healthy environment, body and mind.
New Green Business of the Year
This category is open to new businesses that began trading after January 1st 2020. (operating for less than 2 years).
If your business has the environment or well-being at the centre of its operations then we want to hear from you!
Judges are looking for evidence of innovation, investment in new technologies as well as excellent staff engagement and the impact of the business within the community and environment.
The Circular Economy Award
This award is open to all organisations taking or developing a ‘circular economy’ approach to the delivery of their organisation or project. The winning entry of this award will demonstrate how it implements a circular approach to material flows and you should provide evidence of the organisation or project’s commitment to reducing carbon and addressing climate emergency through resource efficacy. Emphasis will be on social value created through the use of circular practises for example, supporting biodiversity, reducing water usage, using local suppliers, creating green jobs, providing training and education, working with academia, etc