Awards archive

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    2018: A remarkable year in review

    From coal court cases to saving ancient forests, we’ve taken a look back over some of this year’s achievements.

  • Celebrating 12 years of Winsome McIntosh’s board leadership at ClientEarth

    Winsome McIntosh, ClientEarth’s founding chair, has stepped down after more than 12 years leading our board of trustees. During her tenure, the organisation has transformed from a start-up charity into one of the most effective organisations in the environmental sector.

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    Wins and recognition for ClientEarth at Global Good Awards 2018

    This unique ceremony aims to recognise and reward change in all organisations working towards a more ethical and sustainable future.

  • ‘Client Earth’ book wins Business Book of the Year

    A book chronicling the history of ClientEarth’s first ten years has won the Judge’s Choice award at the inaugural Business Book Awards.

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    ClientEarth wins at Legal 500 awards

    ClientEarth has been named Public Sector Team of the Year at the Legal 500 awards, while our CEO James Thornton came in at number six in Green Fleet’s 100 Most Influential figures. 

  • ClientEArth: Chairty Times Charity of the Year

    ClientEarth celebrates wins, recognition and rankings surge at FT and Charity Times awards

    Environmental law teams across ClientEarth are celebrating this morning following recognition at two major awards ceremonies last night, in multiple categories.

  • Green leaders choose ClientEarth as most effective UK environmental group

    ClientEarth has been voted as the UK’s most effective environmental group by CEOs from across the UK green sector, according to a new report.

  • ClientEarth staff celebrate The Lawyer award

    ClientEarth’s impact recognised at the Lawyer awards

    ClientEarth’s innovative use of law to protect the environment received fresh recognition at the 2017 Lawyer awards last night.

  • Edie award 2017

    Sustainability Leader Award for CEO

    Our CEO James Thornton has been named Sustainability Leader of the Year at the Edie Sustainability Leader’s Awards in London.

  • Małgorzata Smolak

    Top influencer award for Polish lawyer

    ClientEarth lawyer, Malgorzata Smolak, has been named as one of the 50 most influential women in Poland for her environmental work by the Polish magazine Wysokie Obcasy.

  • James Thornton accepts FT innovative lawyer award

    ClientEarth wins at FT ‘Innovative Lawyer’ awards

    ClientEarth’s CEO James Thornton has won a prestigious award from the Financial Times – named as “stand-out” lawyer with a special European achievement award. It comes amid a fresh wave of legal cases on pollution across Europe.

  • Image of Alan Andrews and James Thornton, Evening Standard Influential Londoners

    London’s ‘most influential’ accolade for ClientEarth

    Two environmental lawyers at ClientEarth, including our CEO, have been named in this year’s Progress 1000 list of the most influential Londoners.

  • Twin win at BusinessGreen Leaders Awards

    ClientEarth has scooped two titles at London’s prestigious BusinessGreen Leaders Awards. Credit went not just to our high-profile court appearances, but our work using law to protect marine life and forests, and to drive the move to a low-carbon economy.

  • ClientEarth: Overall winners at prestigious awards

    ClientEarth’s legal work on UK pollution and highlighting the risks climate change poses to the financial world has received recognition.

  • Sustainable Seafood Coalition reaches finals of the Seafood Champion Awards

    The Sustainable Seafood Coalition (SSC) is a finalist in this year’s Seafood Champion Awards