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Marshalls sustainable marketing recognised by business in the community

Published:  08 July, 2010

HUDDERSFIELD: Out of hundreds of entries, Marshalls has been honoured in the UK’s leading awards for responsible business practice by being named National Example of Excellence for Sustainable Marketing and Innovation.

After receiving a Big Tick from Business in the Community’s Awards for Excellence, Marshalls went on to win the National Example of Excellence at an event in London this week attended by HRH The Prince of Wales.

Chair of the judges and former chief executive of Cadbury, Todd Stitzer, said: “Marshalls is a true example of a company which has innovated to ensure sustainability runs through its whole business, providing products that really address the sustainability needs of its customers.”

The Example of Excellence is a very significant achievement and given to the entry which the judges deemed to be worthy of the title in each category. The characteristics of these companies include being able to demonstrate: significant impact, innovation, commitment over a sustained period of time, a radical approach to embedding sustainability into their business model, overcoming significant challenges to embed responsibility into the business.