db Green Awards 2013 winners announced

23rd April, 2013 by db_staff

Ethical Person of the Year, sponsored by Fairhills

Andy Phelps, BWS manager, Sainsbury’s

Andy PhelpsDescribed as “truly committed to Fairtrade”, Andy Phelps, beers, wines and spirits manager at Sainsbury’s, has had a huge impact on ethically sourced drinks at the retailer and is currently converting all the supermarket’s Taste the Difference South African wines to Fairtrade. Such a move is part of a wider Sainsbury’s initiative called the 20 by 20 Sustainability Plan to reach sales of £1 billion fairly-traded products. Already, 22% of all UK Fairtrade sales are through Sainsbury’s making it the world’s largest Fairtrade retailer.

Award Sponsor

According ot Harriett Lamb, executive director at The Fairtrade Foundation, “Sainsbury’s level of ambition to play their part in tackling poverty will set the pace – enabling the public to make Fairtrade an integral part of people’s everyday shopping, opening more doors for more farmers and workers.”

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