Glenuig Inn shortlisted for European eco award

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Glenuig Inn is one of only two UK companies to be shortlisted in the European Business Awards for the Environment in Vienna in November.

The award scheme recognises businesses that are making an outstanding contribution to sustainable development through eco-innovation. Applications are only open to winners or runners-up of recognised national awards and this year the shortlist was selected from 161 applications from 19 countries.

The jury praised the holistic approach and integration of sustainability throughout Glenuig Inn and were impressed with the unique example of sustainability.

Steve Macfarlane, director of Glenuig Inn, said: ‘It’s a huge honour and a credit to the whole team that we’ve been selected to join just 21 other finalists across nine countries at these prestigious awards.’

He added: ‘When we started out to create a financially and environmentally sustainable business within the hospitality sector 10 years ago, I never imagined we would be recognised for our achievements on national and international platforms. Today it is increasingly important businesses and individuals contribute proactively to the circular economy and cease to take our finite resources for granted.’