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2021 Chemical Industry Awards

17 June 2021

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Environmental Leadership Award

This Award is for the company or operating unit that can demonstrate excellence in environmental leadership through the development or use of innovative clean technology or products that help reduce the environmental footprint of chemical manufacturing. The award is open to both manufacturing companies and equipment / technology / product suppliers.

The Award is open to any chemical manufacturing company or one associated/working with it. Following initial judging, applicants will be notified if they have been short-listed by 11 May 2021. The winner will be announced at the Chemical Industry Awards on 17 June and a representative from each short-listed company will receive an invitation to attend. Winning applicants should be willing to participate in publicity.

Applicants for this award should be able to demonstrate that:

  • The technology or product has significantly reduced the environmental burden of chemicals manufacture.  
  • The company / site is actively promoting the benefits of the technology / product, is seeking alternative uses and/or sharing good practice
  • The company / site is actively going or promoting the need to go beyond regulatory compliance in terms of environmental emissions. 
  • The company or site is effectively working with third parties to improve its own resource efficiency or is contributing to improving resource efficiency of the wider industry.


The judging panel will consist of the sponsor, a CIA staff member, and an independent expert.

Entries to be made electronically in confidence to Mike Lancaster on the Entry Form, signed by a member of the company leadership team, by 20 April 2021.

For further information please contact:

Mike Lancaster
Kings Buildings,
Smith Square,
SW10 3JJ

Tel: 01430 421077
Email: [email protected]

All information provided in the entry form (except the 50 word summary, which will be published for all shortlisted candidates) will be treated in the strictest confidence. It will be used solely for the purpose of judging. 

Applicants will be consulted in case it is wished to use some material for future publicity purposes or for development of case studies.