Eco Pioneers of the Year 2019

I was lucky enough to go to the P.E.A (People, Environment, Achievement) Awards this year, an event I’ve always wanted to attend as it celebrates the eco, sustainability and green heroes of our world.

Beauty brand Weleda kindly invited me and my sister, and we joined a few other green beauty fans, including my fave green make-up artist friends Lou Dartford and Conscious Beauty Union, on a decadent table for an entertainment-filled night at Studio 338 in Greenwich, London.

The year’s event, sponsored by Octopus Energy, was co-hosted by P.E.A. founder Jarvis Smith and biophilic design expert Oliver Heath with an immersive theatre performance by Enlightenment Cafe, including a brilliantly fun Climate Change Bingo.

A delicious vegan meal was served by Amrutha Catering with drinks merrily flowing thanks to Juniper Green Organic (great gin), Atlantic Distillery, Luscombe Organic, Equinox Kombucha and Deeside Water.

Now its 9th year, P.E.A is the UK’s leading sustainability awards, honouring individuals and teams behind the products, services and businesses that are making a positive difference to people and planet.

The award trophy created by artist Katie Weiner from using upcycled materials, single-use plastics and vintage gems

Here are the P.E.A Award winners of 2019:

ARTS,Β sponsored by MyGreenPod.com

  • Claire O’Neill, founder of A Greener Festival

BRITAIN’S GREENEST FAMILYsponsored by Yeo Valley

  • Theresa Walton & Mary Strong, Sisters Against Plastic

ENERGYsponsored by Octopus Energy

  • Ehab Sayed, founder of Biohm

FOODsponsored by P.E.A.

  • Lettus Grow

GREEN PIONEERsponsored by Weleda

  • Tabitha James Kraan, founder of TJK High Performance Organic Hair Care

HEALTH & WELLBEINGsponsored by Equinox Kombucha

  • Vivo Life

MONEY

  • David Gardiner, director of Evergreen Insurance Services

NATURE, sponsored by Iceland

  • Clare Dubois, founder of TreeSisters

PRODUCT, sponsored by myenergi

  • my Boo Bamboo Bikes (team)

TRAVEL, sponsored by Delphina Hotels & Resorts

  • Clear Ocean Pact, TOURISM AWARD
  • Victoria of Wight, TRAVELLING A TO B

VEGAN

  • Juliet Gellatley, founder of Viva!

Lifestyle Hero Awards went to Tony Juniper, Katie Hill and the late, Polly Higgins.

Thank you to Weleda UK for the wonderful invite and here’s to more sustainability pioneers and achievements in 2020!

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