Lloyds Bank is delighted to be partnering with edie’s Awards to recognise the Lloyds Bank Sustainable Business of the Year. This is part of our ambition to support UK businesses in their transition to a more sustainable future.

It’s clear that a more sustainable economy promotes the UK’s long-term prosperity, while helping to make our planet more resilient. UK businesses have the chance to power and accelerate this transformation, and seize the huge opportunities presented. We work with our clients, not only to help finance this transition, but also to understand the challenges they face and the business prospects they look to capitalise on. Lloyds Bank. By the side of business.

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We believe passionately in using our extensive expertise in energy, sustainability and facilities optimisation to make a real contribution to our clients’ organisational objectives and to reduce the impact we all have on the world around us. Working with a diverse range of organisations across all sectors from complex manufacturing environments to hospitals and commercial offices JRP have an unrivalled depth and breadth of practical knowledge and experience helping us to deliver real value and tangible cost, operational and environmental benefits to our clients. JRP’s own people and tools are complemented by our carefully selected partners, associates and our Net Zero Network which includes experts in specialist fields including renewables, transport, alternative fuels, biodiversity, energy procurement, carbon offsetting/insetting, planning and construction. This unique blend of expertise is increasingly being used in the development and implementation of Net Zero Roadmaps, helping our clients to set and achieve realistic Net Zero targets. We also practice what we preach; we are certified to ISO 50001 , and using the science based target (SBT) tool, we have committed to being Net Zero by 2030. JRP is a certified B Corp company.

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Sponsors of SME of the Year

Sage is the market leader for integrated accounting, payroll, and payment systems, supporting the ambition of the world’s SMEs. In October 2022 Sage acquired carbon accounting start up Spherics which has since been re-branded Sage Earth. Sage Earth supports hundreds of SMEs with their carbon accounting, whilst also offering bespoke carbon accounting to enterprise customer such as NatWest Business Carbon Planner.

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Sponsors of Sustainability Leader of the Year

Weightmans is a UK law firm with nine offices across England, Scotland and Wales. A leading national player in its client markets, Weightmans’ roots date back to the early 19th century. With 135 specialisms recognised and 446 experts listed in key legal directories, the firm offers a full spectrum of services to built environment enterprises, large corporate institutions, health organisations, insurance companies, public sector bodies, owner managed businesses and individual private clients.

The firm is well-equipped to provide a full legal service to all of its clients and has the resources to deal with the most demanding legal needs, both at home and overseas. The firm has built informal associations with law firms in most foreign jurisdictions, complementing the comprehensive range of legal services it provides.

ESG considerations are at the core of Weightmans’ business. With a commitment to being Net Zero by 2030, the firm recognises the importance of having strong procedures and policies in place that factor all elements of ESG and enable it’s clients to deliver services in the most sustainable way too. 

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At the heart of Beyondly is our planet. We strive to preserve and protect our home, not just for today, but also for tomorrow. Our purpose is to lead, inspire and educate to positively impact society and the environment.

We are a B Corp environmental consultancy and compliance scheme, sharing our knowledge with businesses to help them become more confident about their environmental choices; from compliance obligations, contributing to a circular economy, and going beyond net zero.

From today to beyond, we take a partnership approach with all customers to collaboratively create a better, fairer sustainable world for all.

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