The awards recognise thought leadership in bringing sustainability to the forefront of business and in tackling climate change.
The judging panel comprised Irene Di Padua, policy director at Bioenergy Europe; Carsten Huljus, CEO at Sustainable Biomass Program; William Strauss, president at FutureMetrics and Helen Bentley-Fox, director at Woodsure.
The winners are as follows:
Lifetime Achievement Award - individual award
John Swaan, operations and project development expert at FutureMetrics
Woman Thought Leadership Award - individual award
Goizeder Barberena Ibañez, biomass strategy and business development manager at Spain's National Renewable Energy Centre (CENER)
Sustainability Award - company award
Wood Pellet Association of Canada