Co-op goes green

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The Co–operative has signed as title sponsor of the inaugural People and Environment Achievement Awards (PEA Awards), which will take place on 2nd March 2011 in London.

The event will be known as the 'PEA Awards, in association with The Co–operative'. As part of the deal The Co–operative will also be sponsoring the 'Responsible Travel Award', which will be presented by The Co–operative CEO Peter Marks on the night. Launched to celebrate practical, engaging initiatives taking place in response to sustainability challenges, the PEA Awards are open to individuals or groups who have made a difference in the community, or shown inspiration, innovation and perseverance in their various sectors. Hosted by Evergreen Events in association with Green Magazine, the glamorous green carpet awards wishes to celebrate everything from raising awareness, travelling responsibly and proving ethical best practice to creating technologies, designing products and services and developing specific campaigns. A panel of eminent judges will adjudicate the ceremony with help from the strict criteria outlined for each award.

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