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Yealands Wine Group takes top honours at Green World Awards 2024

New Zealand Winegrowers Inc, Yealands Estate

Yealands Wine Group takes top honours at Green World Awards 2024 in Sao Paulo, Brazil, on March 25.

Yealands was recognised across multiple categories, including wins for Regenerative Practices, Carbon Reduction, Climate Change, and two wins in the Sustainability category.

Winning five awards across four categories, Yealands was the overall winner and named Champion of Champions for 2024, with the honour of hosting the Green World Awards in New Zealand in 2025.

“At Yealands, sustainability is very much part of our DNA – and something we have been committed to from the day the company was founded,” says Andree Piddington, Yealands Sustainability Manager.

“We have sustainable initiatives across the breadth of our business and supply chain, with clear targets in place and an amazing team working towards achieving our goals.”

The Green World Awards are one of the top environmental awards in the world, rewarding and promoting environmental best practice across a variety of industry sectors.

The Green World Awards judges said Yealands Wine Group has led the way in environmental responsibility.

Achieving Toitū carbonzero accreditation from day one, Yealands has reduced emissions by 42% since 2019.

Future plans include innovative initiatives like biochar production and renewable energy projects, aligning with goals to become carbon positive by 2050.

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