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Sustainable Sourcing Achievement Award

Sustainable Sourcing Achievement Award

This award recognises the food and beverage manufacturer on the island of Ireland who can best demonstrate a commitment to sourcing products that meet the highest standards of sustainability.


You must explain what you have achieved so far and what you hope to achieve in the future. And we need to see evidence of an overall strategy that sets out your targets and how you plan to achieve them and hard statistics demonstrating year-on-year comparisons.


Entry is by a 5 A4 page submission; the judges will be looking for clear information and evidence of delivery on core objectives, paying attention to the criteria listed below.


  • Strategy: Outline your overall sustainable procurement strategy, including how it was developed, its objectives, and the team that drives it.

  • Commitments: Describe the measures your company has taken to date improve sustainable procurement (particularly over the past 12 months) and your future plans on this subject?

  • Outcomes & Results: Summarise the sustainability improvements achieved in terms of sustainable sourcing. Please include facts and figures where possible.

  • Innovation: highlight any unique efforts or processes that have been employed in the procurement strategy and/or execution.

  • Stakeholder involvement: How do you engage with your suppliers and key stakeholders to ensure the achievement of your objectives?

  • Include any other facts or statements that you feel are relevant to support the entry, including awards and accreditations in the procurement field.

  1. Visit our 'HOW TO ENTER' page for our Items Checklist & Step-by-Step Guide.

  2. Once you have created your PDF submission and you have all items in the Items Checklist, submit your entry via the ONLINE ENTRY FORM.

HOW DO I ENTER?