Green Awards Results

Top green organisations and individuals honoured

Green Award Winners
Green Awards Winners
The country’s top green organisations and individuals were honoured for  their committed efforts at the 4th annual Green Supply Chain Awards – the only awards in South Africa dedicated to greening the supply chain. The awards were presented during a function at the Sandton Sun Hotel recently.
A joint initiative of the Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport: South Africa (CILTSA), the Consumer Goods Council of South Africa (CGCSA) and Supply Chain Today magazine, the awards cover three categories: Industry Leader, Best Project and Best Product.
LOUIS GROBLER – Winner, Green Industry Leader
Louis Grobler is a founding member of the Southern African Association of Energy Efficiency, launched 10 years ago before ‘greening’ was a hot topic. He is the first non-American to be elected president of the Association of Energy Engineers in the US. Louis was instrumental in the development of protocols and guidelines for the measurement and verification of demand-side management initiatives.
Winner, Best Project under R1-million - e-Waste Association of SA
The e-Waste Association of SA (e-WASA) established a sustainable e-waste management system for South Africa, to increase awareness, raise standards, and create employment in recycling electronic equipment and electric appliances.
Winner, Best Project between R1-million and R10-million - Rainbow Farms Rainbow Farms implemented a green supply chain solution by converting the incandescent lighting in 36 facilities in three provinces to LED systems with dimming controllers, reducing consumption by 117 000 kWh per month.
This is first poultry house lighting solution to comply with the International COBB poultry husbandry standard and with national regulations for electrical installation.
Winner, Best Project over R10-million  - TFD Network Africa 
TFD Network Africa, a logistics company within Imperial Logistics, launched a ‘Driving the Green Movement’ project to create a financially self-sustaining community programme through harnessing sustainability savings initiatives by staff and their families.
Highly Commended, Best Project over R10 million – Barloworld Logistics / Ellerine Holdings Limited / Growthpoint Properties Limited
Barloworld Logistics, together with Growthpoint Properties, used green building technologies to convert an old, disused foundry into a state-of-the-art warehouse as part of its Green Distribution Centres Project in Cape Town for its customer, Ellerine Holdings Limited. The facility is part of a larger green supply chain network.
BEST PRODUCT
Winner, Best Product under R1-million -  ECOFleet
ECOFleet is a web-based reporting service developed by Standard Bank that measures the carbon footprint of a fleet in a supply chain by using fuel transaction data, vehicle and driver monitoring/benchmarking to reduce costs.
Runner-up, Best Product under R1 million – Alien Systems & Technologies
Alien Systems & Technologies developed its Pyroshield Gaseous Fire Extinguishing System using a green fire extinguisher agent comprising two naturally occurring gases, nitrogen and argon. The system does not deplete atmospheric ozone, nor contribute to global warming. It also does not contribute to long-term atmospheric residues.
Winner, Best Product over R1-million - DHL
DHL’s UK-designed, South African-built Teardrop trailer with Aerodynamic kit enhances the aerodynamics of the trailer, offering less wind resistance at speed, with aluminium construction and lightweight air suspension providing reduced weight with optimum cargo volumes.
Highly Commended, Best Product over R1 million – Babock International Group/DAF
Babock International Group’s DAF XF105 FTT 6x4 Truck Tractor is Euro-5 EEV compliant and uses SCR (Selective Catalytic Reduction) technology to reduce CO, COand NOx emissions in its exhaust gases, along with a 94% reduction in particulate matter emissions.
SPONSORS
-Platinum Sponsor: Scania Southern Africa
-Silver Sponsor: Barloworld Logistics
-Bronze Sponsors: DAF/Babcock, DCI Africa, Linvar and Symo
-Supporting Sponsor: TrenStar
Criteria
The aim of the Green Supply Chain Awards is to recognise and reward companies that are making genuine efforts to minimise the environmental impact of their supply chain processes and actively seek ways to improve environmental performance through:
nIdentifying goals to reduce their company’s impact on the environment;
nDeveloping a  detailed action plan for achieving each goal;
nReporting progress towards achieving these goals.
4th Annual Green Supply Chain Awards
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