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Observer Ethical Awards

Jun 11

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The winners of the awards for 2009

 

The full list of winners

Lifetime achievement award: Sir David Attenborough

Sir David Attenborough, broadcaster and naturalist, has spent his life devoted to the natural environment.

 

Politician of the year: Caroline Lucas

Caroline Lucas, leader of the Green party, has firmly established herself as progressive and decisive figure in the climate change campaign.

 

Campaigner of the year: Peter Tatchell

Peter Tatchell has campaigned for over 30 years for sexual freedom and human rights

 

Best local retailer: Warren Evans

Warren Evan creates unique, handmade beds and bedroom furniture.

 

Best online retail initiative: The Good Energy Shop

The Good Energy Shop is a website that selects suppliers for their energy saving credentials making it less confusing for buyers to make the right choice.

 

Ethical garden

Winner: Lower Shaw farm

Lower Shaw farm is based Swindon and is an environmentally friendly place where adults and children can enjoy a range of activities all year around.

Runner-up:

RISC edible roof garden and alternative kitchen garden

 

Jupiter Big Idea

Winner: Naturepaint

Naturepaint is a totally natural paint product that comes in a powder form.

Runner-up:

Shiply.com & More th>n Green Wheels

 

Ecover ethical kids award

Winner: Lomeshaye Marsh Local Nature Reserve and Stockbridge Junior Rangers

Lomeshaye Marsh local nature reserve is a small nature reserve in Lancashire that is looked after and developed by a local special needs school.

The Stockbridge Junior Rangers are a group of young people 8-14 years old from the Stockbridge Village estate in Knowlsey, Liverpool, that look after their local environment.

Runner-up:

Queen Elizabeth II high school, Ronague, Isle of Man

 

Ethical business award sponsored by Triodos Bank

Winner: Riverford Organic Vegetables

Riverford Organic Vegetables mission is to bring organic, seasonal vegetables to your door.

Runner-up:

Traidcraft & Pants to Poverty

 

Conservation award sponsored by National Grid

Winner: Fighting to Save West Thurrock Marshes

Fighting to Save West Thurrock Marshes is a charity devoted to the conservation of invertebrates.

Runner-up:

Garden Africa & Make the Link with your Sink

 

Fashion and accessories sponsored by Marie Claire

Winner: People Tree

People Tree specialise in fair trade fashion in hope to alleviate poverty. It focuses on Bangladesh workers.

Runner-up:

Nudie Jeans & Pachacuti

 

 

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