Celebrating sustainable success

photograph of grapes in a vineyard

DRINKS brands and hospitality businesses were recognised for their sustainability-focused activities at the Footprint Drinks Sustainability Awards last month.

Held in association with C&C Group PLC, the awards celebrate businesses that have implemented changes to improve their environmental credentials.

Winners included Andy Kershaw, of Marstons PLC, who walked away with The Special Achievement Award 2022.

Britvic Soft Drinks scooped the Energy Efficiency award; Whyte and Mackay was awarded the Sustainable Use of Raw Materials gong; and Asahi UK took home the Environmentally Efficient Logistics prize.

Aberdeenshire-based BrewDog topped the Waste Prevention & Management category, and Avallen Spirits won The C&C Group On-Trade Supplier of the Year Award.

Charles Miers, founder of Footprint Media Group, said: “We would like to extend a big congratulations to all our winners and finalists for their fantastic achievements and the trail-blazing work they are doing to embed sustainability and responsible business practices right across the drinks industry.

“They are carving out a path for others to follow and showcasing the very best of this most vibrant and innovative of sectors.”