Celebrating the Veterinary Green Awards 2024: Honouring Environmental Champions

In early February, amidst the buzz of the Sustainability Summit at VVC24, we were thrilled to host the third edition of the Veterinary Green Awards. These awards shine a spotlight on individuals and practices making significant strides towards sustainability in veterinary medicine. Let's take a closer look at the worthy winners and what they have to say about their achievements:

Green Veterinary Practice of the Year (Under 20 Employees)

🌿 WINNER: Mayne Veterinary Clinic

"We are incredibly grateful to The Webinar Vet for recognising our efforts towards sustainability. Winning this award has not only boosted our team's morale but also reinforced our commitment to reducing our carbon footprint. It's heartening to see more practices embarking on similar journeys towards a greener future in veterinary medicine."

- Mayne Veterinary Clinic

Green Veterinary Practice of the Year (Over 20 Employees)

🌿 WINNER: Paragon Veterinary Group

"At Paragon, sustainability is ingrained in our practice culture. This award is a testament to the collective efforts of our team, and we are honoured to be recognised. As advocates within our communities, we believe in the power of sustainable practices to make a positive impact on our environment."

- Paragon Veterinary Group

Green Individual Vet Personality of the Year

🌿 WINNERS: Laura Binnie & Lindsey Raven Emrich

Laura Binnie: "This award is a tribute to the dedication of our Green Group and Board in fostering sustainability within our practice. I'm proud to champion The Webinar Vet's mission of sustainable CPD, and I'm grateful for the recognition."

Lindsey Raven Emrich: "Receiving this award is truly humbling. It fuels my commitment to making planet-conscious decisions and inspiring others to do the same. Let's lead by example and work towards a greener future together!"

International Green Award

🌿 WINNER: Dr. Jeannet Kessels

"Climate change poses significant threats to animal health and welfare. I urge the veterinary community to unite in advocating for global emissions reductions. My gratitude to The Webinar Vet for recognising our efforts and for inspiring proactive climate action."

- Dr. Jeannet Kessels

Congratulations to all the winners and finalists for their outstanding contributions to sustainability in veterinary medicine. We extend our appreciation to our esteemed judging panel Anna Judson, Martin Mitchell and Antony Gough, and event partners Ceva Santé Animale, XLVets Ireland and the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons (RCVS) for their invaluable support in making the Veterinary Green Awards a resounding success.

Let's continue working together towards a greener, more sustainable future for veterinary practice and the planet. 🌍💚

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