db Green Awards 2013 winners announced

Ethical Company of the Year

Winner: Stellar Winery

Stellar-OrganicsThis award recognises leading proponents for this key pillar of any sustainable wine business. Shortlisted candidates demonstrated a clear understanding and embrace of how their company can improve the lives of its surrounding community.

In Stellar the judges wished to acknowledge a South African venture that may not be as large as its competitors, but whose foundations are clearly rooted in the ethical treatment and empowerment of its local community.

Employees hold a significant share in this Fair For Life-accredited company and, having set up the Stellar Foundation at the end of 2011, last year saw the implementation of a number of initiatives that have seen far-reaching benefits to the neighbourhood.

Among the most significant is a meal and activity programme for children, which has seen police reporting a dramatic fall in crime. Other facilities include wages well above the legal minimum, a Primary Health Care scheme for all 300 workers, commitment to ongoing employee training, a community football pitch and a bus transport service.

Even the smallest schemes such as an organic vegetable garden and sun hats for workers indicate a business that is fully engaged in the process of resolving the unique challenges faced by South African employers.

Shortlist:

Stellar Winery

Viña Santa Rita

VSPT Wine Group

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Subscribe to our newsletters

Sales Manager

The Drinks Business
London, UK

Account Manager

Justerini & Brooks
Edinburgh, UK

Senior Partner Manager - eCommerce

Maverick Drinks
London, UK

Buyer

Liberty Wines
London, UK

HR Co-ordinator

Liberty Wines
London, UK

Director of Sales

Gulf Brands International
Bahrain

Head of Trade Marketing

Lanson International UK Ltd
London W1

Customer Development Manager

Love Drinks
London, UK

Junior Brand Manager x2

Enotria&Coe
London, UK

Assistant Brand Manager

Swallow Associates Ltd
Kings Langley, UK

Champagne Masterclass

London,United Kingdom
10th Sep 2018

THE GREATEST ITALIAN SPARKLING WINES TASTING

London,United Kingdom
10th Sep 2018

Cape Wine 2018

Cape Town,South Africa
12th Sep 2018
Click to view more

The Global Beer Competition

Deadline : 22nd August 2018

The Global Malbec Masters 2018

Deadline : 1st September 2018

Click to view more

Cabernet Sauvignon Masters 2018

the drinks business is proud to announce the fifth year of its Global Cabernet Sauvignon Masters

The Global Pinot Noir Masters 2018

the drinks business is proud to announce the fourth year of the Global Pinot Noir Masters, the most extensive competition in the Global Masters series.

Click to view more