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To celebrate Wexford organisations with a track record for best practice in integrated energy management and environmental best practice through technology upgrades, process solutions, or staff engagement.



This award is open to any company, organisation, individual, academia, start-ups, researchers, and inventors that can demonstrate consistent work, investment, and commitment to the conservation of the environment through one or more of the following:

  • Reduction in carbon footprint
  • Increase in energy efficiency and energy conservation
  • Smarter and sustainable travel and transport
  • Use of clean fuels/renewables
  • Pollution reduction
  • Waste management
  • Water management
  • Environment improvement
  • Habitat/biodiversity
  • Passive construction/architecture
  • Organic farming/agriculture
  • Cleaning and laundry product manufacture
  • Clean fuels (including Maritime)
  • Printing (clean chemicals)
  • Manufacturing/best practice


Application Questions:

  1. Briefly describe your business, including your vision and mission statement.
  2. Demonstrate the uniqueness of your approach to energy and environmental conservation. Detail how it enhances your product and or service offering. How does this approach bring added value to your business performance, productivity, efficiency, customer engagement, staff and/or customer satisfaction?
  3. What is your organisation’s Energy and Environmental strategy? Briefly outline the organisation’s vision for energy conservation and environmental protection for the next three years and outline the measures you intend to introduce to achieve this.
  4. Outline the management or quality control systems, formal and informal, that ensure that the environmental conservation activities and standards your organisation has committed to are consistently achieved, monitored, and maintained.
  5. Outline details of staff environmental training and development programmes and how the environmental approach of your organisation is fostered across all team members.
  6. Outline two or three sales/marketing activities your business undertook in 2023 promoting energy efficiency and environmental conservation. Advise how your approach to environmental conservation has impacted on your success.
  7. Highlight the benefits generated by your environmental best practices for the wider community, locally, regionally, or nationally.
  8. Showcase details of any collaborative working arrangements, joint ventures, or other initiatives undertaken with other County Wexford regional, national, or international businesses, organisations, clubs, societies in the area of sustainability.

The above will be assessed in the context of the size and resources of the business.


Please note: Financial details will be requested at time of interview, and entrepreneurial characteristics with dynamic and measurable systems in place, to monitor performance, financial controls, marketing and sales growth will be taken into account.


Company/Individual Information

Note – please use company name you wish to be used in publicity

Detailed Information

Please give clear and concise information in each of the following areas. This criteria will form the basis of the judges decision.
I hereby consent, if I am selected as a County Wexford Business Awards shortlisted applicant or winner, to the release and use of my name, business name, and photographs, which may be taken of me, and I agree that no compensation shall be due to me or my company for such usage. However, all competitive and financial information shall remain confidential unless I give express written approval for its release. Furthermore, I confirm that the information provided to and with this application is true and complete to the best of my knowledge and belief. I acknowledge that whilst every care has been taken to ensure that advice/feedback given on this programme is correct, neither County Wexford Chamber nor our sponsors will accept any responsibility for loss, damage, etc., arising from or occasioned by the implementation of such advice.

Completed application forms must be submitted online by 5.00pm on FRIDAY, 8 March 2024.
An independent judging panel will review all applications received and shortlisted applicants will be contacted.

ALL SUCCESSFUL APPLICANTS MUST BE AVAILABLE FOR INTERVIEW ON THURSDAY, 11 April, at Clayton whites Hotel | Business Centre – time will be advised. Telephone Interviews are NOT an option.

County Wexford Business Awards Gala Ceremony
Friday, 24 May 2024| Clayton Whites Hotel, Abbey Street, Wexford
Dress: Black Tie
Drinks Reception: 6.45pm sharp
Seated: Promptly 7.30pm

Tickets: €120 plus VAT per person