CoP Founding Member ABP Food Group, has started 2018 with a fantastic accolade, having won the Sustainable Water Achievement Category at the Green Awards 2018, in Dublin recently. Now in its 10th year, this prestigious awards event recognises excellence in green practice across Ireland’s business community.

ABP, beat off stiff competition to win the top national award for a programme of work jointly undertaken by the company and water tech firm Central Solutions. The decision was made in recognition of the firm’s development of a suite of innovative water management tools that assisted ABP Food Group in becoming the first beef processor in the world to achieve Gold Certification status under the EWS International Water Stewardship standard.

The collaborative programme of work is at the cutting edge of water stewardship practices internationally and it has placed both companies among some of the most innovative organisations in the country.

Welcoming the news, Managing Director of Central Solutions, Ken Stockil said “this announcement comes at an exciting time in the company’s development as we gear up to launch our Corporate Water Programmes internationally”. Ken went on to highlight that further expansion is also on the horizon as the company is ‘currently hiring for a variety of professional positions in Technology, Sustainability, Training and Research.’