20:20 Mobile wins green business award

20:20 Mobile, distributor of mobile phones and accessories, has won the South Cheshire Chamber Green Business Award 2009 for its achievements in environmental performance and practices.

The award which recognises innovative and effective initiatives by businesses for achieving environmental sustainability and implementing smart business practice, was awarded to 20:20 Mobile for the company’s efforts to significantly reduce the impact of business operations on the environment through an ongoing campaign of recycling, waste reduction, water and energy conservation and development of eco-friendly packaging and products.

20:20 Mobile beat four other category finalists to win the award and was chosen based on the company’s overall performance and evidence to the judges that its achievements were a team effort.

In recognition of its ongoing commitment to corporate social responsibility 20:20 Mobile also holds the ISO14001 registration for its environmentally friendly approach to business.

James Browning, UK managing director of 20:20 Mobile said: “20:20 Mobile recognises its responsibility to the environment and is committed to cutting its carbon footprint. As well as taking steps to reduce environmental impacts we also promote an eco-friendly culture in the office, urging staff to be more eco-aware in their daily tasks.

“Competition in the category was very strong so winning this award is a great achievement for the business and we are extremely pleased to have been recognised for our efforts. We want to continue to strengthen our environmental policy with new initiatives, further developing and building upon the good work already done, and hope to continue making a difference to the environment.”

The South Cheshire Chamber Business Awards 2009 were held in Crewe on Friday 6 November, and the Green Business Award was sponsored by Cheshire & Warrington Economic Alliance (CWEA), in partnership with the Business in the Community (BiTC) Prince’s May Day Network on Climate Change.