The companies, projects, places and people shortlisted for the 2013 Observer Ethical Awards have been unveiled. Taking place in central London on June 13, the event has become colloquially known as the ‘the Green Oscars’.
Nominees include the UK’s first ever Green party MP Caroline Lucas; BBC documentary maker Sir David Attenborough; and environmental law firm Client Earth.
The judging panel included Charlatans lead singer Tim Burgess; singer and model VV Brown; and Paralympian Martine Wright.
A full rundown of the final shortlist can be found below.
Campaigner of the YearCaroline Lucas
Sir David Attenborough
Hugh Fearnley Whittingstall
Retailer of the YearFrugi
Roco hair and beauty
Unsung Local HeroDan Thompson
Douglas Peacock and Emily Cutts
Ecover Young Green Champions (sponsored by Ecover)Bee United
Travel (sponsored by Virgin Holidays)Pack for a purpose
Big Idea (sponsored by National Grid)Catchbox
Arts and CultureBeasts of the Southern Wild
Products and Services (sponsored by B&Q)Client Earth
Business Initiative (sponsored by Jupiter Asset Management)Dormont Estate
Kelvin Valley Honey
Virgin Atlantic with Lanzatech
Well Dressed (sponsored by Eco Age)Jane Molloy