Green Apple 2020 (Award) G#25925

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Green Apple 2020 Award

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Green Apple 2020 Award

About the Green Award Scheme

  • The Green Apple Environment Awards were established in 1994 as an annual campaign to recognise, reward and promote environmental best practice around the world.
  • The Green Apple Awards scheme was one of the first to be accredited by the RSA as an official feeder scheme into the European Business Awards for the Environment, and is still one of only a handful of accredited campaigns.
    Previous Green Apple Award winners have gone on to win European awards, and many have taken on the status of International Green World Ambassador by helping others around the world to help the environment.

Eligibility: Who can enter?

  • Entries are invited from any company, organisation, community or individual that is helping the environment.
  • All of our winners – Gold, Silver and Bronze – will be invited to attend a glittering presentation ceremony in the Houses of Parliament, Palace of Westminster, London, in November; where they will be presented with attractive Green Apple Award trophies.


  • 31st May each year


  • Simply complete the entry form below, and use up to 1000 words to go into more detail on why you should win a Green Apple Award.
  • You can  email your entry to
  • Please send postal entries to:-
  • Wollaston Courtyard,
    High Street,
    NN29 7QF

Who or what is Green Apple Awards

  • The Green Apple Awards are run by The Green Organisation – an independent, non-political, non-profit environment group dedicated to recognising, rewarding and promoting environmental best practice around the world.

Green Apple Award Aims

  • To improve environmental performance
  • Encourage the efficient use of resources.
  • Enhance the competitiveness of organisations.
  • To support the wider goals of sustainable development, including social benefits through
    community and staff involvement.
  • To help Green Apple Award winners to benefit from their environmental endeavours.

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14th August 2019

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Supporting Evidence

  • Green Building Encyclopaedia will address all of the above lists as it develops
  • Many of its >1000 seminars already do, they are being added to the website progressively.
  • Topics cover:
  • Healthy, Environmental, Resourceful, Appropriate, Competent, Effective, Yardstick;
  • Design, Specification, Procurement, Logistics, Construction, Waste minimisation,
  • Plastic reduction to elimination,
  • Indoor Air Quality, Avoiding Overheating, Air and wind tightness,
  • Effective Services, Controls with attitude,
  • New Build, Refurbishment, Adaptation, Mitigation, Biodiversity enhancement, Flood protection,
  • Avoiding Condensation, mould, Asthma, structural failure
  • CPD, Lectures, Tutoring, Workshops, Education, Training, Coaching,
  • Deconstruction, Architectural Salvage,
  • Embodied water, carbon, energy, sequestered carbon,
  • Life Cycle Assessment, Environmental Product Declarations,
  • Whole Building calculators: In-use Energy, CO2, Sequestered CO2, Waste, Overheating
  • Manufacturers, Suppliers, Installers, Servers, Product, Accessories, Systems, Materials, Ingredients

Project Aim *

  • Green Building Encyclopaedia (GBE) facilitates Behaviour Change in the Construction industry, and is well placed to support businesses and individuals making pledges to the Climate Emergency.
  • GBE also includes Green Building Specification which is a Specification for the 21st Century
  • Brian Murphy aka BrianSpecMan teaches at university and provides In-house Continuing Professional Development Seminars from over 1000 titles prepared or presented in past 20 years
  • (65 or 200)

Project achievements *

  • GBE CPD seminars originally hosted on Scribd website achieved 267,000 reads are being added to GBE
  • In its first two years it achieved 1.8 m page views
  • GBE has been reloading to a new platform is waiting for a new recovery and 301 redirects will fix this
  • It content were downloaded 10,000
  • Over 2000 pages and posts loaded, many more to come
  • (59 of 200)

Please Describe Your Project In No More Than 1,000 Words And Without Cross-Reference To Ancillary Material. Please Cover The Following Aspects Of Your Project, As These Will Form The Basis Of Assessment By The Judges

  • What did the project involve doing?
  • Why did you do it?
  • What did it cost and where did the money come from?
  • If quantifiable, what did the project achieve in terms of sustainable development, economy, environment and/or equity?
  • Who and what benefited?
  • Longer term benefits?
  • Was there anything innovative about the project?
  • Can other organisations/communities benefit from implementing your methods?
  • What did you learn from the project and are you planning any further development?
  • Please also be sure to provide details of any relevant accreditation or awards gained.
  • State if any enforcement action has ever been taken against the organisation, together with any measures adopted to prevent this happening again.
  • (up to 1000 words)

To submit an entry.

  • Environmental benefit: does the entry clearly identify clear environmental benefit?
  • Innovation: does the entry demonstrate new/novel solutions to existing problems?
  • Commitment to achieve by senior personnel involved: have staff demonstrated their commitment?
  • Social benefit: have communities or areas benefited?
  • Economic benefit: have reductions or savings been achieved?
  • Quantitative evidence of impact: are the theories supported by measurable improvements?
  • Future further development plans: how do you intend to move forward?
  • Possible adoption by others: can others replicate the procedures?
  • Bonus: an optional mark to be awarded only if any particular aspect or the overall achievement deserves special recognition.

© GBE NGS ASWS Brian Murphy aka BrianSpecMan *
14th August 2019

Green Apple 2020 Award
See Also:

GBE Awards

  • 15 Awards, 1 pending, 2019
  • 1 to submit 2020

GBE Accolades

CAPEM Awards

GreenSpec Awards

BrianSpecMan founded GreenSpec before starting GBE

© GBE NGS ASWS Brian Murphy aka BrianSpecMan *
14th August 2019

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