From IT to sustainability to sales, our teams have been voted the best at what they do in a number of prestigious awards schemes.
Clear Channel UK was named as one of the Best Green Companies in the UK for the fourth year in a row by the Sunday Times in 2011. This competition recognises companies, large and small and of varying environmental impacts, which are making a real difference in their environmental performance.
According to The Environmentalist magazine , The Sunday Times Best Green Companies list is “widely seen as the benchmark for sustainability leadership in the UK”.
The Sunday Times listing stated: "The London-based company has introduced a number of initiatives to protect the environment…and staff are convinced by their management's commitment to the green agenda."
Clear Channel has been officially named a Business Superbrand for the third year running, in the influential annual initiative to identify the UK’s strongest business-business brands. For over a decade Superbrands has brought together a panel of industry experts and over 1,600 business professionals to choose the UK’s strongest B2B brands, based on three key factors: quality, reliability and distinction.
Co-ordinated by The Centre for Brand Analysis, the prestigious Business Superbrands list is drawn from over 10,000 independently identified brands, before being whittled down to a shortlist of just under 1,500, that are then judged by the expert panel and UK business professionals. Clear Channel beat tough competition to take its place in the prestigious list.
In 2009, Clear Channel UK’s pioneering proof of posting system WAVe (Wireless Activity Verification), was named Private Sector Project of the Year at the UK IT Industry Awards. This highly competitive category included the finalists Procter & Gamble, British Airways and Anglian Water.
David Clarke, Chief Executive Officer of BCS, The Chartered Institute for IT, said: “This year’s Awards have been exceptional. I was delighted to take part in the judging day and witness firsthand the quality of the winners and medallists. To qualify as a finalist is terrific, to win is an absolutely fantastic achievement, and I offer my heartfelt congratulations to all those took part. They not only provide examples of best practice but also demonstrate how IT is enabling today’s information society from entertainment to healthcare, manufacturing to retail.”
Clear Channel's Create+Collaboration team was named Outdoor Sales Team of the Year at the Campaign Media Awards in November 2010. The awards are the most prestigious in the media calendar and recognise outstanding teams across media owner and product sector categories.
The Collaboration team, which incorporates the Clear Channel Create team, was set up 16 months ago in the depths of the recession to build long-term relationships with creative, media, specialist, digital and PR agencies, as well as clients and technology partners.
The judges praised Clear Channel for the successful launch of the new division and its championship of the out-of-home medium as a whole through events such as the Clear Channel Creative seminar and exhibiting at the Cannes Lions.
The team also “came up with some of the most innovative outdoor executions of the year” including the world’s first ‘Real 3D campaign’ for Percy Jackson, Beck’s plug and play interactive 6-sheets, ambient sound posters for the RNID and the Cromwell Road special for Avatar which was described by director James Cameron as the most impressive outdoor build he had seen.