Scale Up Award Finalist for ESG and Social Impact

Taking place in November 2022, these awards will celebrate the leading scale-up businesses from all business sectors.

The Award

Tops Day Nurseries are excited to announce that we have made it to the final round and are among three finalists for the ESG and Social Impact Award 2022.

The ‘Scale Up ESG and Social Impact’ award is for a company that is showing a clear and deliverable environmental, social and corporate governance strategy. Judges will be looking for a business that isn’t just talking but doing and also one that is supporting its ESG strategy with commercial growth too.

Recognising the best of UK Business

The Scale-Up Awards are organised by Business Leader, the leading media company for entrepreneurs, founders, CEO’s, investors, advisors and business leaders.

Open to all UK companies regardless of sector or size, the Scale-Up Awards is the UK’s most exciting and dynamic celebration of business achievement and growth. Hundreds of award entries, a world-class panel of judges and a fantastic gala evening.

An independent judging panel assess hundreds of entries and finalists attend a prestigious gala dinner where winners are announced. Judges are senior business and community figures who have been carefully selected for their expertise and professionalism. The Awards are supported by some of Britain’s most respected organisations and financial institutions.

Our Sustainability in Practice

Here at Tops, we pride ourselves on being as sustainable as possible, We were the first nursery chain in the UK to achieve B Corp certification and as such with all our decisions we take into consideration our environmental and social impacts to ensure it is transparent and ethical. We were also recently awarded a Queen’s Award for Enterprise in Sustainable Development. A prestigious award that recognises our excellence in developing sustainably, and for genuinely driving change in the early years sector. 

Since we believe in an environmentally sustainable and socially responsible world for all. We aim to achieve this through educating the children of today, so that they, in turn, can influence the way future generations live. At Tops Day Nurseries there are many things we do on a day to day basis to ensure we are being sustainable, these include; DIY wet wipesreusable nappiesnatural resourceseco eggs, homegrown herbs and vegetables, biovation cleaning products, rooms to support brain development, wet bags and much more.

We are also continuing to take further actions as a business to help resolve the climate crisis. We have partnered up with Ecologi, a company dedicated to ending the climate crisis by planting trees to help stop rising temperatures. Tops Day Nurseries are now a certified green gas company, running entirely on Biogas. We have installed solar panels on all our buildings, and with the rising price of electricity, this is not only renewable but cost-efficient. As a company, we no longer have any petrol cars or vans, our entire company fleet of vehicles has gone 100% electric.

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