Sustainability report takes PricewaterhouseCoopers award two years running

The Crown Estate's sustainability report has again been recognised in the Building Public Trust awards. Sponsored by PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC), the awards highlight distinction in corporate reporting, broken down into three separate categories: FTSE 100, FTSE 250 and public sector.

05 November 2010

For the second consecutive year the 'sustainability reporting in the public sector' category was won by The Crown Estate.

The judges praised the report, commenting: "A very professional, highly polished and readable annual report, with sustainability embedded into the corporate strategy and reported on in an integrated manner throughout."

Malcolm Preston, global head of sustainability at PwC, said of the awards: "Today's nominated organisations are leading the way to a more sustainable world through outstanding sustainability reporting that builds trust and credibility. I applaud them for their effort and achievements."

John Lelliott, director of finance at The Crown Estate, commenting on the award, said: "It is an undoubted privilege to win this award in consecutive years, especially against such other notable entrants. Our sustainability report was the result of a team effort, and I would like to congratulate everyone who contributed."

David McKnight, head of sustainability at The Crown Estate, added: "The award underlines the incredible activity taking place in sustainability across the whole Crown Estate. The report was a co-operative effort, with Jane Baptist in particular helping pull it all together."

Finalists in the FTSE 100 and 250 categories included Centrica, Balfour Beatty and the eventual winners Xstrata and Berkeley Group Holdings respectively.

John Lelliott, director of finance, was presented with the award at the official ceremony on 3 November 2010.

The award was presented in association with the National Audit Office.