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Sustainability shortlist announced

Footprint Drinks Awards

Judging has concluded for the 2020 Footprint Drinks Sustainability Awards in association with Matthew Clark and we are delighted to announce the shortlist.

This is our second year of supporting these awards, aiming to shine a light on the sustainability initiatives of the on-trade’s leading responsible businesses. The Footprint Awards are open to drinks businesses and suppliers of all sizes, operating in the hospitality arena, doing there bit to make a difference to sustainability in sector and its supply chain.

The winners will be announced at the Footprint Drinks Sustainability Awards Dinner on Wednesday 11th November 2020. A big thank you must go to the expert judging panel, picked from across the industry, who have given their time and expertise to assess the entries to this year's awards. Congratulations to all of the shortlisted businesses.

Economic Sustainability Award

  • Barn Farm Drinks
  • Collectiv Food
  • Drinks

Sustainable Use of Raw Materials Award

  • Foxhole Spirits
  • Good Living Brew Co
  • Lucozade Ribena Suntory
  • Warners Distillery

Energy Efficiency Award

  • Meiko UK
  • Midas Mead

Innovations in Packaging Award

  • Budweiser Brewing Group
  • Coca-Cola European Partners
  • Frugalpac
  • Graphic Packaging International
  • Heineken
  • The Greater Good Fresh Brewing Co

Waste Prevention & Management Award

  • Glassbusters
  • Sipsmith
  • Sutors Gin
  • Warners Distillery

Environmentally Efficient Logistics Award

  • Collectiv Food
  • Fowler Welch

Sustainable Supplier Award

  • Bibendum Wine Britvic
  • Pernod Ricard
  • Union Hand Roasted Coffee

Stakeholder Engagement Award

  • 10 International
  • Vineyard Team
  • Warners Distillery
  • Waterscan
  • WWF-UK
  • Old Mout Cider

Social Impact Award

  • Belu Water
  • Drinks
  • Flawsome!
  • Innocent Drinks
  • Lucozade Ribena Suntory

Covid Contribution Award

  • Adnams
  • Chase Distillery
  • Toast Ale
  • Warners Distillery

Few industries rely on raw materials, water, energy and packaging as much as those involved in the production of alcohol and soft drinks. Carbon outputs through manufacturing processes and distribution, not to mention the waste implications, are evidence of a global industry with a huge collective responsibility. You can find out more by visiting the Footprint website.


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Luke Siddall (alumni)

I'm Matthew Clark's resident content creator, looking after our social media, website and customer communications. I was a cocktail bartender for while before joining but I now spend most of my time on the other side of the bar.

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