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Meet the winners of the 2021 #BIGAwards
The 2021 BIG Biodiversity Challenge Awards reached a thrilling finale yesterday afternoon where we revealed
this year's winners
across eight hotly contested categories, along with the overall winner of this year's Challenge.
Launched in 2013 by CIRIA’s Biodiversity Interest Group (BIG), the BIG Biodiversity Challenge and its ethos to “Do One Thing” for biodiversity has captured the attention of the construction industry. Since the inaugural awards the Challenge has received over 700+ case studies (entries), presented 37 Awards plus 5 overall winners as well as 3 BIG Biodiversity Champions.
Yesterday we were delighted to have
Jim McClelland, Founder
Editor of SustMeme
, MC the Awards ceremony and our thanks guest speakers
Gill Perkins, CEO, Bumblebee Conservation Trust
David Elliott, Chief Executive, Trees for Cities
who took time out from their hectic schedules to join and inspire our audience.
Jim McClelland, Founder and Editor, SustMeme
MC for Awards
“Ahead of COP26, where we hope to see biodiversity and the protection of natural habitats high on the global agenda, it is a real tonic to witness the range of projects, plus the breadth and passion of the participants involved in the BIG Awards. The long-lasting positive impacts and multiple, shared benefits that biodiversity enhancement brings to both the environment and society truly are something to celebrate.”
the full press release.