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Coillte Wins Major European Business Award

Coillte is pleased to announce that the company has won the Millicom Award for Environmental & Corporate Sustainability at the European Business Awards ceremony, held last night (Thursday 6th June, 2013) in Istanbul, Turkey.

Adrian Tripp, CEO of the European Business Awards; Gerry Britchfield Coillte; Paul Richards Managing Director EBA; and Robert Coles, Regional Leader Europe at RSM.

Speaking at the ceremony Gerry Britchfield, Acting Chief Executive of Coillte said:

“We are delighted to win this award and to be recognised in this category because environmental and corporate sustainability are what Coillte is all about – our core purpose is to enrich lives locally, nationally and globally though innovative and sustainable management of natural resources.

“It is particularly pleasing to be recognised by such a high quality panel of judges from across Europe where we export the majority of our wood and wood panel products and to come out top against such a diverse range of companies. Thanks in particular go to the people of Coillte who deliver on our commitments every day and who are the real winners of this award.”

He also expressed his thanks to the European Business Awards for the honour and to RSM Farrell Grant Sparks in Ireland who nominated Coillte for the initial phase of the awards.

The European Business Awards honour those that promote success, innovation and ethics within the European business community.
The aim of the Awards is:

  • To draw attention to and recognise our best businesses and what they are doing
  • To enable companies of all sizes and industries to compare themselves to and learn from the very best in Europe
  • To stimulate the debate about the future shape, form and substance of

Source: Coillte - Coillte Wins Major European Business Award