CWT have announced their 2022 shortlist with Sustain up for Charity Food Campaigner of the year.
Sustain is delighted to announce that it has been nominated for a Caroline Walker Trust Award, in the catergory of Charity Food Campaigner of the year.
The Caroline Walker Trust (CWT) awards celebrate the successes in the food and nutrition field to inspire others in this sector to continue the important work they do to support our nation’s health and to advance food and nutrition standards.
The theme for this year’s award is food sustainability, with four award categories to reflect the diversity of career paths in the nutrition field: Charity Food Campaigner of the Year, Nutritionist of the Year; Freelance Nutritionist of the Year; and Nutrition, Food Science or Dietetic Lecturer of the Year.
The winner of each category will receive the title, an award certificate, £250 honoraria and a star trophy.
Commenting on the entries received, Kathy Lewis, Interim Chair of the CWT, said,
“We are delighted with the diverse range and high-quality entries to this year’s Caroline Walker Trust Awards. Every year we are thrilled to hear of so many ongoing initiatives with a common goal of improving our nation’s health that we hope will continue to inspire and enthuse others working in the nutrition field. The focus on sustainable food highlights the many approaches which are being implemented to demonstrate that food which is good for us is also good for the environment.
The final shortlisted nominees for each category are as follows:
- Nutritionist of the Year – Dr Glenys Jones, Rhiannon Lambert, Haleh Moravej
- Freelance Nutritionist of the Year – Ms Clemence Cleave, Mrs Charlotte Stirling-Reed
- Nutrition, Food Science or Dietetic Lecturer of the Year – Dr Clare Pettinger (University of Plymouth), Dr Adele Costabile (Roehampton University), Dr Christian Reynolds (City, University of London)
- Charity Food Campaigner of the Year – School Food Matters, Sustain, Edinburgh Community Food
Ben Reynolds, Deputy CEO of Sustain commented on the organisation’s nomination:
“We are delighted with this nomination. It’s been another tough year for people struggling to eat healthy, affordable and sustainable food, and for those campaigning for policies and practices to improve our food system. In the face of this my colleagues, together with organisations in our alliance, have performed nothing short of miracles.”
The 2022 CWT Awards were sponsored by the Nutrition Society, Association for Nutrition and SENSE.
Published 6 Mar 2023
Sustain: Sustain The alliance for better food and farming advocates food and agriculture policies and practices that enhance the health and welfare of people and animals, improve the working and living environment, enrich society and culture and promote equity.
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