Annual Awards Ceremony 2010
The annual Mayor of London Green Awards event was held at the Globe Theatre, on Tuesday 8th June 2010.
(Mayor of London Green Awards Ceremony 2010,
8 June 2010 - The Underglobe, Globe Theatre, London)
The Mayor presented accolades to London's top carbon cutting companies. The winners were all members of the schemes run by the London Development Agency (LDA) to help organisations become more energy efficient to support the Mayor's carbon reduction targets.
Boris Johnson, also recognised London as a centre for innovation and inginuity and suggested that the growth in green technologies will provide the necessary platform to tackle climate change.
He paid tribute to the Green500 members, thanking them for all their hard work which has to date resulted in collective CO2 savings of over 476,000 tonnes, as independently verified by the National Energy Foundation.
On the night eight Diamond Awards were presented by the Mayor, to the best performing organisations.
Diamond award winners
Addison Lee PLC
National Magazine Company
University College London Hospitals Foundation NHS Trust
Award winners from all other categories were also acknowledged by the Mayor.
Special award winners
The Special Award Winners with the Mayor and Tim Curtis, Green500 Project Director
Progress Award: Barts and the London NHS Trust
Leader Award: HSBC
Trailblazer Award: Guys and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust
Platinum award winners
Gold award winners
Silver award winners
Bronze award winners
A list of all the Green500 winners can be found in the awards brochure (view the brochure).
Later in the evening, Peter Bishop, Group Director of Design, Development and Environment at the LDA announced that due to the continued success of the scheme, it is set to be expanded later in 2010 to include smaller businesses and organisations and will be delivered by the Carbon Trust. He went on to say that, over the next three years, the expanded scheme will aim to help at least 1,500 London organisations to save up to 1,000,000 tonnes of CO2 and save £100,000,000 in energy costs over the lifetime of the projects.