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2019 Chemical Industry Awards

St George's Hall, Liverpool
13 June 2019

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ERM Environmental Leadership

Please click here to download the application form.


This Award is for recognition of the Company or Site that has achieved excellence in environmental leadership demonstrated by improved or optimum sustained environment programme performance and a good environmental record.


The Award is open to any chemical manufacturing company (CIA and non-CIA members) or any service provider working with such companies. Following initial judging, applicants will be notified if they have been short-listed by 10 May. The winner will be announced at the Chemical Industry Awards Dinner on 13 June in Liverpool and a representative from each short-listed company will receive an invitation to attend. Winning applicants should be willing to participate in publicity.


Pre-requisite for the Award: Compliance with permit conditions (if applicable), a good environmental performance record and a culture of proactive environmental risk management support initiatives are a must to enter for this Award.  

In addition to being able to demonstrate the above, applicants for the Award should be able to provide examples of their commitment to leadership in an environment programme or project, from ideally one (or more) of the following themes:  

  • Site environment project(s) with clear progress backed up with metrics
  • Environment in the community e.g. improvements offsetting impacts by enhancing ecology and biodiversity
  • Circular economy e.g. product design, waste hierarchy, feedstock
  • Environmental Sustainability e.g. life cycle analyses of products,  environmental footprint
  • Environmental Clean-Up e.g. land remediation
  • Use of new or novel technology in the manufacturing process that bring environmental benefit
  • Innovative techniques or optimisation of techniques, to stimulate environmental benefit


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 24 April 2019


For further information please contact:

Mike Lancaster
Kings Buildings,
Smith Square,
Tel: 01430 421077
Fax: 08718 130307
Email: [email protected] 



All information provided in the entry form 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.