Anthesis, the largest dedicated group of sustainability professionals globally, and Anthesis colleagues, have been shortlisted in 3 categories at the 16th annual Edie Awards 2023.
For a second consecutive year, Anthesis has been shortlisted as Consultancy of the Year, following 2022’s success in being named as the winner in the same category. Stuart McLachlan, Anthesis CEO, has also been shortlisted for Sustainability Leader of the Year, whilst Hanna Westling (Anthesis Sweden) and Justin Imiola (Anthesis North America) have both been shortlisted for Rising Sustainability Star.
Now in its 16th year, the annual Edie Awards are the world’s largest sustainable business awards scheme, championing bold and brilliant climate leadership. The awards recognise businesses and individuals driving demonstrable results through innovation, engagement, and a commitment to ‘doing business better’.
Consultancy of the Year is awarded to a consultancy that has delivered substantial and quantifiable improvements in the environmental and/or social sustainability of their clients, going above and beyond normal practice to deliver tangible results. The Sustainability Leader of the Year and Rising Sustainability Star (for those under 30yrs old) categories shine a light on individuals driving the climate and corporate sustainability agenda forward and innovating, inspiring, and initiating positive change within their organisations.
Stuart McLachlan, CEO of Anthesis, commented, “I am delighted that Anthesis has once again been recognised for Consultancy of the Year and humbled to be regarded as a sustainability leader. As world leaders recently underscored at COP27, it is crucial that organisations accelerate progress towards net zero and this shortlisting highlights the hard work and spirit of our colleagues in activating change and delivering exception work for our clients and partners globally.”
Commenting on their Rising Sustainability Star nominations, Hanna Westling, Team Lead for Climate & Cities (Anthesis Sweden) said, “I am honoured to be shortlisted and to work as part of an amazing global organisation that gives me an opportunity to not only contribute to a more sustainable world in Sweden but across the world. There is real increase in momentum within sustainability at present and it is encouraging to see my fellow nominees, clients, and colleagues at Anthesis, working towards the shared goal of to ensuring we stay within the planetary boundaries.”
Justin Imiola, Principal Consultant in Climate & Net Zero (Anthesis North America), added, “It is an honour to be recognised as a finalist for the Rising Sustainability Star Award among other emerging leaders, making an outsized impact on sustainability across the globe. I am inspired by the talent displayed in this group, and optimistic about what it means for solving the world’s sustainability challenges and securing a liveable planet.”
The entries for the Edie Awards 2023 are judged by an esteemed panel of sustainability experts, chosen for their specialist knowledge and experience within their own specific fields. Winners for each category will be revealed during an awards ceremony on 30th March 2023 in London, UK.
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