Awards


Our quest for environmental sustainability has been recognised nationally with 23 national award wins and more than 80 nominations. These achievements have seen Élan compete with businesses such as Orange, BT and Marks & Spencer – a fantastic achievement for a hairdressing salon from Inverurie!

Awards

Category

Result

Guardian Sustainable Business Awards 2012

Carbon and Energy Management

Finalist

HP Smart Business Awards 2012

Green Award

Winner

Scottish Green Apple Awards 2012

Scottish Green Champion

Winner

UK Green Apple Awards 2012

Gold Service

Winner

British Hairdressing Business Awards 2012

Salon Design of the Year

Finalist

Scottish Waste and Resource Awards 2012

Excellence in Resource Management

Winner

Global Business Excellence Awards 2012

Outstanding Green Initiative

Winner

Scottish Chamber Awards 2012

Sustainability

Winner

UK Chamber Award 2012

Sustainability

Winner

Green Butterfly Awards 2012

Green Butterfly Award

Winner

Scottish Green Awards 2012

 

Finalist

Business Green Awards 2012

Green Building Projects

Finalist

Business Green Awards 2012

Small Business

Highly Commended

Green Economy Awards 2012

Environmental Performance

Winner

National Business Awards 2012

Sustainability

Finalist

VIBES 2012

Energy and Waste

Finalist

VIBES 2012

Resource

Finalist

Climate Week Award 2013

Best Initiative

Winner

Zero Waste Awards 2013

 

Bronze

National Recycling Awards 2013

Retail recycler of the year

Winner

Green Apple Environment Awards 2013

 

Silver

Environment and Energy Awards 2013

Sustainable Business of the year

Finalist

Finance for the Future Awards 2013

Best SME

Finalist

Guardian Sustainable Business Awards 2013

Waste and Recycling

Finalist

Resource Revolution Awards 2013

Landfill Diversion

Finalist

TREND’s Life With Style Awards 2013

Excellence in Hairdressing

Finalist

Ethical Corporation Responsible Business Awards 2013

Best SME

Finalist

Northern Star Business Awards 2013

The Green Award

Highly Commended

National Business Awards 2013

ICAEW Sustainability Award

Finalist

National Business Awards 2013

Sustainable Business

Finalist

Ends Green Economy Awards 2013

Sustainability

Finalist

Glenfiddich Spirit of Scotland Awards 2013

Environment

Finalist

Scottish Resources Awards 2013

Scottish Excellence

Finalist

Scottish Chamber Awards 2013

Sustainability Award

2013

British Chamber Awards 2013

Sustainability Award

Finalist

CIWM Awards for Environment 2013

Zero Waste and Innovative Practice

Finalist

Environment and Energy Awards 2014

Renewable Innovation

Finalist

Environment and Energy Awards 2014

Sustainable Business of the Year

Highly Commended

Environment and Energy Awards 2014

Environmental Leadership

Finalist

Excellence is Recycling and Waste Management 2014

Waste Management Initiative

Finalist

Guardian Sustainable Business 2014

Carbon and Energy management

Highly Commended

TREND’s Life with Style Awards 2014

Excellence in Hairdressing

Finalist

Business Green Leaders 2014

Energy Efficiency Project of the Year

Winner

Scottish Chamber Awards 2014

Sustainability Award

Winner

Northern Star Business Awards 2014

Green Award

Winner

Zero Waste Business Awards 2014

 

Gold - Winner

Finance for the Future Awards 2014

SME of the Year

Finalist

Environment Agency & Waterwise Water Efficiency Awards 2014

Exemplar project in Scotland

Runner-up

Awards for Excellence 2014

Waste Management Initiative

Finalist

UK Chamber Awards

Sustainability Award

Runner-up

Scottish Resources Awards 2014

Excellence in Resource Management

Finalist

Salon Business Awards

Green Salon of the Year

Finalist

VIBES 2014

Management SME

Finalist

CSR Awards 2014

Retail

Bronze Award

Herald Look Awards 2014

Defacto Hair Salon of the Year (Small)

Finalist

Herald Look Awards 2014

Outstanding Contribution of the Year

Finalist

Placemaking Awards 2014

Award for Sustainability

Highly Commended

Responsible Business Awards 2014

Best SME

Finalist

Scottish Resources Awards 2015

Best Private Sector Initiative

Finalist

Business in the Community Scotland Awards 2015

Environmental Leadership

Winner

National Recycling Awards 2015

Resource Management Business of the Year

Highly Commended

Scottish Chamber Awards 2015

Business in the Community Awards

Joint Winner

Responsible Business Awards 2015

Best SME

Finalist

National Business Awards 2015

Sustainability

Highly Commended

Evening Express Local Retailer Awards 2015

Hair and Beauty

Finalist

The PEA Awards 2015

Award for Business

Winner

Scottish Business Awards 2015

Green Business of the Year

Finalist

UK Chamber Awards 2015

Business in the Community

Finalist

Employee Engagement Awards 2015

Social Responsibility Project of the Year

Winner

Employee Engagement Awards 2015

Project of the Year Award (Private Sector)

Finalist

Best Business Awards 2015

CSR

Winner

FSB WorldPay Awards 2015

CSR=Ethical-Green

Finalist

FBP Red Ribbon Awards 2016

Innovation

Finalist

FBP Red Ribbon Awards 2016

Best Small Company

Finalist

Herald Look Awards 2016

Outstanding Contribution of the Year

Finalist

National CSR Awards

Clean and Green Award

Winner

Business in the Community Scotland Awards 2016

SME of the Year

Finalist

Business in the Community Scotland Awards 2016

Environmental Leadership

Finalist

International CSR Excellence Awards

 

Winner (Silver)

Business in the Community (UK)

ASDA Environmental Leadership Award

Finalist

The SME Awards 2016

 

Finalist

Aberdeen’s Business Awards 2016

Aberdeenshire

Finalist

Corporate Engagement Awards 2016

Most effective long-term programme

Highly Commended

VIBES 2016

Management (SME)

Finalist

Ethical Corporation Responsible Business Awards 2016

 

Finalist

Love Energy Savings Awards 2016

SME Saver

Winner

The Green Apple Awards 2016

Environment Awards

Winner (G/S/B)

The UK Business Awards 2016

Sustainability Award

Finalist

The Scottish Green Apple Awards 2016

Environment Awards

Finalist

The Herald Scottish Family Business Awards 2016

Green Family Business of the Year Award

Finalist

The Scottish Business Awards 2016

Green Business of the Year

Finalist