CREST23 Applications

What are the Awards?

These awards celebrate the contributions that businesses make to protect the environment and support Surrey’s action on the climate change crisis.

CREST23 sustainable business awards are a way to recognise innovation and progress, celebrating the achievements of not-for-profit, small, medium, and large businesses across a wide range of categories.

Reasons to enter:

Entering the awards is an indication of your commitment to protecting our environment. Your participation serves as an opportunity to benefit from publicity around the awards including news and social media coverage and posts generated by sponsors and supporters, including the University of Surrey, Surrey County Council and Surrey Chamber of Commerce.

Winners of each category will receive a defined period of sustainable consultancy from the CES and the marketing benefits of CREST23 Business Awards winner branding as well as subsequent media coverage online and in print and networking opportunities.

Entering gives companies an opportunity to highlight their sustainability journey, share their vision and learn from one another.
In celebrating the achievements of CREST23 Awards finalists and winners will benefit from increased exposure and marketing opportunities as they will be among environmentally sustainable businesses showcased by Surrey County Council as part of its Greener Futures Climate Change Delivery Plan.

The accolade of Sustainability Hero Award winner ­will be decided on, based on the judges’ choice, when they have the opportunity to choose from either individuals or companies from all the category finalists and winners for this most highly prized award.

Revised Deadline for entries is Friday 16th June 2023

How to Apply

  1. Download this CREST23-Application-template.pdf (with additional guidance) to use as a working document. You can then copy and paste your answers into the online application form. Then if your connection is lost, you won’t have lost your content.
  2. Please also look at our Application FAQs for additional information on the application process and other frequently asked questions.
  3. When you have got all your information together, please fill in the relevant online application form (depending on the category that you are applying for – see below) and upload your Logo and any supporting documents. To apply click on the relevant bullet point below:
  4. You can apply for more than one category – just repeat steps 1 to 3
  5. Please also see our CREST23 Entry Terms and Conditions