Marlborough wine producer, Lawson’s Dry Hills excel with two major sustainability awards
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We are delighted to tell you that New Zealand Winegrowers Lawson’s Dry Hills was awarded two awards for their sustainability on the 23rd of November. They won a commendation at the Sustainable Business Awards in the Climate Action Leader category and the Excellence in Sustainability Award at the New Zealand International Business Awards.

 

Sion Barnsley and Belinda Jackson from Lawson’s Dry Hills

The Sustainable Business Awards, which have been running for 21 years, recognise and celebrate success in sustainability and are open to any company in New Zealand. The Excellence in Sustainability Award, sponsored by Kiwibank, recognised organisations that embed sustainability into the fabric of their business, achieving international growth while positively impacting people and the planet.

The judges said, “Lawson’s Dry Hills Wines are leaders of sustainability in their industry, making them stand out from the pack. Sustainability is clearly embedded throughout the business. The company demonstrated clear maturity and understanding of the different drivers of verification and certification. Lawson’s Dry Hills knew what they were doing, and they did it for the industry.“

Champagnes and Chateaux are delighted to see that Lawson’s Dry Hills are getting this recognition for something they have been doing for over a decade, which is part of their DNA.

Other sustainable/environmental certifications that Lawson’s Dry Hills currently hold:

Lawson’s Dry Hills is currently the only New Zealand wine producer to hold both ISO14001 (Environmental Management) and ISO14064 (carbon zero) accreditations.

Lawson’s Dry Hills is also certified under Sustainable Winegrowing New Zealand and under Appellation Marlborough Wine.