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DESSO shortlisted for BusinessGreen Leaders Awards 2014

09 April 2014

Desso, the global carpets, carpet tiles and sport pitches company has been shortlisted in the BusinessGreen Leaders Awards 2014 - the UK's prestigious green business awards.

Now in its fourth year, the BusinessGreen Leaders Awards celebrate the leading businesses, executives, entrepreneurs, investors, and campaigners from across the green economy, highlighting how these pioneers are driving the emergence of innovative and sustainable new business models and technologies.The theme of this year's awards is green business innovation.

Desso CEO Alexander Collot d'Escury is shortlisted1) for Leader of the Year alongside other green leaders. Desso is also shortlisted for Company of the Year. Winners will be announced on 2nd July at the Brewery in London.

“We are delighted to be shortlisted for this prestigious award. It is a credit to all the people at Desso as well as our partners and suppliers who are helping us develop a new green business model based on the circular economy, material health and developing product innovation for health and wellbeing.”

Alexander Collot d’Escury, CEO Desso

Desso's corporate vision is based on its goal to 'make the floor work for our health and wellbeing' driven by its three pillared innovation programme: Creativity, Functionality and Cradle to Cradle®. Since 2008 Desso has been dedicated to developing a far reaching business sustainability approach based on Cradle to Cradle® principles, which encourage the development of products made from healthy materials, leading to safer and more effective recycling later. This approach underpins Desso's commitment to the circular economy, in which goods are recycled in a healthy way again and again. 

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