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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.


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: & 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.


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.


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.


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.


Nudie Jeans & Pachacuti





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