FLAG-OLD-Awards and recognition

In 2013, our creativity and innovation inspired others to think beyond waste, and helped us to win awards. These included:

Queens Award Logo

Queen’s Award for Enterprise in Sustainable Development


Business Community

Four-star rating and second overall, Business in the Community Corporate Responsibility Index


Finalist, Sustainable Business category, National Business Awards


Wildlife Trust Logo

Wildlife Trust Biodiversity Benchmark for four of our sites


Apprenticeships National Awards

Vocational Qualification Employer of the Year for England by educational charity, The Edge Foundation


Big Tick Logo

Big Ticks in Business in the Community Climate Change, Workplace Talent and Skills, and Sustainable Products and Services categories of the Responsible Business Awards


Water Industry

Partnership Initiative of the Year, Water Industry Achievement Awards


Recognition Scheme

Gold, Transport for London’s Fleet Operator Recognition Scheme


“It is an honour to be recognised by Her Majesty the Queen for the work we have done over the last five years transforming the business. This award highlights the work all 14,000 members of staff have undertaken to continue to drive the business forward – for us sustainability is not part of our business, it is our business!”
Estelle Brachlianoff, Veolia Executive Vice-President UK & Ireland