The Chartered Institute of Procurement & Supply Management Awards have named Primark’s Sustainable Cotton Programme as the Winner in its ‘Best Contribution to Corporate Responsibility’ category, at an awards ceremony in London on 15th September. Primark beat five other shortlisted entries to the top spot.
The judges said, “This was an extremely well-thought out and executed entry. It takes its organisation onto a new level and will enhance its reputation significantly.”
Business in the Community’s Responsible Business Awards has nominated Primark’s Sustainable Cotton Programme as a Finalist in The Unilever Global Development Award category. This category recognises businesses that can demonstrate a positive impact against one or more of the United Nations Millennium Development Goals. Primark’s programme contributes towards four of the UNMDG’s seventeen goals, ‘Good Health and Wellbeing’, ‘Gender Equality’, ‘Sustainable Cities and Communities’ and ‘Life on Land’.
The Corporate Engagement Awards (CEA) has named Primark’s Sustainable Cotton Programme as its ‘Grand Prix’ winner. The CEA also awarded Primark Gold in both the Best Collaborative Approach and Best Environmental or Sustainable Programme categories, at an awards ceremony in London on 21st June.
The edie Environment & Energy Awards have named Primark’s Sustainable Cotton Programme as the Winner in its ‘Environmental Initiative’ category, at an awards ceremony in Birmingham on 16th May. Primark beat six other shortlisted entries to the top spot.
Irish fashion retailer PRIMARK today joined the German Partnership for Sustainable Textiles (Bündnis für nachhaltige Textilien or short Textilbündnis) further underlining its long standing commitment towards achieving social, environmental and economic improvements throughout the textile supply chain, a goal shared with the Textilbündnis.